We’re a team of industry pioneers creating more intelligent ways for businesses to connect.
Founded and backed by some of the brightest minds in local, the Closely team is building better ways to help small business sort through endless digital marketing options and discover best-of-breed solutions tailored for them.
Our flagship product, Perch, is an example of our focus on smarter marketing built from better data. Easy to use every day, Perch helps thousands of small business owners stay on top of their customers and their competition.
By providing better insight into local data and offering useful ways to improve their marketing, it’s no wonder Perch is getting noticed, downloaded, and used by more and more businesses every day.
At Closely, deep local data is at the heart of who we are.
The Closely team hails from innovative companies like Mapquest, Jabber, Netscape, Quark, ReadyTalk and Local Matters.
Closely has been funded by a world class group of seed investors that deeply understand our market space.
Joe Del Guercio
Steadfast Venture Capital
Former CEO, Examiner.com and former executive, AOL Digital Cities
Former VP, AOL Web Services and CTO of AOL Digital Cities
Founder/CEO of Tidemark, former EIR Greylock
Head, Google News + Social Products
Angel Investor and former senior executive with Excite and Netcom
Chairman and founder, The Kelsey Group
Founder, The Morey Group, co-founder and CMO, Vehix.com
Former HIBU CMO and President, SuperPages.com
Co-founder and Senior Partner, Galvanize.it Ventures
Angel Investor and Founder, Rollyo and Addictomatic
Former GM AOL Local, CEO Brighthub
Founder & CEO, Trip.com
Former GM, Small Business Marketing Tools, Intuit and CEO of Rewarder.com
Leading international online media holding company, led by Michael Oschmann
Founder/CEO, Inspirato, Co-founder Exclusive Resorts
Former HIBU Global CIO
Angel Investor, former AOL local executive
Former CEO/founder, HIBU USA, Yellowbook