Today, Nextdoor was included in TIME’s first-ever TIME100 Most Influential Companies, a new list which is and an expansion of the annual TIME100 list of the world’s most influential people that highlights 100 companies making an extraordinary impact around the world.
Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar says, “Over the past year, the neighbourhood has taken on a whole new meaning. Despite our hyper-connectivity, society as a whole has become more disconnected…
Nextdoor has played a critical role in changing that by helping neighbours connect to trusted information, give and get help, and build real-world connections with those nearby.”
To assemble the list, TIME solicited nominations from every sector, ranging from health care and entertainment to transportation and technology. From their editors and correspondents around the world, as well as from industry experts. Then, TIME editors evaluated each one on key factors, including relevance, impact, innovation, leadership and success.
It’s an honour to be included in this list of extraordinary companies committed to making a global impact. We are proud to be recognised for living our purpose to cultivate a kinder world where all neighbours have a neighbourhood to rely on. See the full list here: http://time.com/100companies
About Nextdoor, Inc.
Nextdoor is the app where you plug into the neighbourhoods that matter to you. Our purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighbourhood they can rely on. Neighbours turn to Nextdoor daily to receive trusted information, give and get help, and build real-world connections with those nearby — neighbours, local businesses, and public agencies.
We believe connecting with others is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighbourhoods are among the most important communities in our lives, have been guiding principles for Nextdoor since the beginning.
Today, neighbours rely on Nextdoor in 276,000 neighbourhoods around the world, including the United States (nearly 1 in 3 U.S. households), the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, and Canada, with many more to come.
Nextdoor is a privately held company based in San Francisco with backing from prominent investors including Benchmark, Shasta Ventures, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Riverwood Capital, Bond, Axel Springer, Comcast Ventures, and others. For additional information and images: nextdoor.com/newsroom.
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