MapBox was founded in 2010 by Eric Gundersen. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.
Mapbox is a developer platform used to create applications that solve problems utilizing maps, data, and spatial analysis for a range of industries. The company has raised approximately $225 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including SoftBank, Dcode Group, DFJ Growth, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Thrive Capital, and Foundry Group. Per company press releases, Mapbox last raised $164 million in October 2017 at a post-money valuation of nearly $400 million.