The Trend Towards Map Self Reliance in An Era of Monopoly Power

The Trend Towards Map Self Reliance in An Era of Monopoly Power

Date : May 20, 2021

Time : 8:30 PM

Register by : May 16, 2021

Eligibility : All

Mode : Online

Team : Individual



Crafting maps is easy. Crafting it skillfully and successfully so that it explodes your company’s ROI is very hard. Geospatial industry expert, J. Kim Fennell weighs the evidence and extols past learnings about the location tech space and the future of map-making to help companies overcome challenges and become self-reliant to get the best map solution for their particular needs.


  • J. Kim Fennell, Former CEO of deCarta, Uber Maps Business Leader and Angel Investor
  • Gaurav Bubna, Co-founder of

Webinar Themes:

  • Build vs Buy — How to weigh the trade-offs
  • Learnings from “build it” approaches (Apple, Uber and other companies)
  • Google Maps price hike and its massive downstream impact on businesses
  • OpenStreetMap — potential and pitfalls and where it’s going
  • Most exciting startups to watch out for that are disrupting the mapping industry


Contact the Organisers

Divya Jethi

Praveena S

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