In-Car Experience

Delivering next level
entertainment to
connected cars

Mobile Experience

Mappo's innovative
culture-inspired
travel application

Mappo.Editor

Showcase your content and
reach millions of travelers
who live and breathe culture

Mappo.API

Mappo.API enables your brand to
supercharege innovation and
enrich the customer's experience

Uncover culture
around you

Culture is what makes a destination distinctive, authentic,

and memorable.

Mappo is a culture-oriented travel application based on

snippets and quotes from books, films, music, literature

and other cultural sources.

We weave stories and journeys based on local history and

pop culture about literature, architecture, art, sport

legends, traditional myths, or iconic heroes.

Enhance your visit and enjoy fascinating curated

itineraries created by cutting-edge technology, editors’

handpicked recommendations, and user generated

content.

Culture is what makes a destination distinctive, authentic, and memorable.  Mappo is a culture-oriented travel application based on snippets and quotes from books, films, music, literature and other cultural sources.  We weave stories and journeys based on local history and pop culture about literature, architecture, art, sport legends, traditional myths, or iconic heroes.

Enhance your visit and enjoy fascinating curated itineraries created by cutting-edge technology, editors’ handpicked recommendations, and user generated content.

One person's roots and someone else's routes present a place as significant as imaginable!

It’s all about Places and stories. We are discovering destinations through the stories told about them from the best storytellers and vice versa-we are discovering the stories at the places they took place.

Mappo is developing the most advanced state-of-the-art technologies to fulfill our mission to map the world’s culture. Whether is it historical culture, pop culture, or high culture, tangible or intangible culture.

Our technology is a new generation of curating and storytelling that allows people worldwide to have enjoyable, easy access to culture. We invite any member of the culture, heritage, and tourism ecosystem to join us in our mission.

If you got the stories or if you are promoting a destination or an attraction, we invite you to join us and add innovation and creativity to enhance your marketing efforts.

About Us

Innovation meets culture

Mappo was founded by and for culture lovers, the curious, the knowledgeable thirsty, and travelers in their bodies or souls.
From the old testament to the latest Pop culture hit, people love following heroes, legendary characters, and places that were a muse for their creators.
Places are essential characters in our history, literature, novels, fiction, or nonfiction. And what is a better way to explore destinations and get to know their culture than the local stories?

Mappo has developed a unique AI technology that curates, scans, and shows quotes and short snippets from stories, literature, music, local traditions, and heritage, whether historical or modern, and creates Points Of Interest (POI) on the map where the stories occurred.
Our users can learn, discover, experience, and consume tangible and intangible local culture through the content they like.

Mappo is the first to develop an In-car culture-inspired application for connected cars with Ford motor company with location-based and real-time routes.

We are proud to be a bridge between Automotive’s & OEM manufacturers, Culture & Heritage communities, Tourism ministries, publishers, and people around the globe understanding the broadest sense of a place and getting to know the history, art, and people of a location, discovering its customs and enjoying at first hand a different way of seeing the world.

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Our Team

Deddi Zucker
CEO

Serial entrepreneur focusing on digital content. After serving as a member of Israeli Parliament for 13 years Zucker gained a deep understanding of the startup world during 20 years of experience. Zucker started Mappo with the vision of engaging the entire culture heritage, on it’s real location.

Sharon Epshtein​
Co-founder, Marketing & Product

A Digital woman with wanderlust disease. With over 20 years of experience in Marketing, advertising and PR in organizations and private companies, and owner of a Digital marketing agency, Sharon joined Mappo as a co-founder and marketing manager from it’s early days. Based in Tel aviv, but exploring the world through its literature.

Omri Cohen​
CTO

A seasoned technology director with business orientation and wide experience in Technology Architecture and Product Management focusing in the Healthcare Industry. Omri holds a BCS in computer science (Ben-Gurion University) and MA in Psychotherapy (Lesley University) focusing on Expressive Therapies, investigating the encounter between the mind and the soul, passionate about true artificial intelligence and the power of big data.

Prof. Ariel (Arik) Shamir
AI Specialist

Prof. Ariel Shamir is the Dean of the Efi Arazi school of Computer Science at theInterdisciplinary Center in Israel.He received his Ph.D. in computer science in 2000 from the HebrewUniversity in Jerusalem. Prof. Shamir has numerous publications and a number of patents, and was named one of the most highly cited researchers on the Thomson Reuters list in 2015. He has a broad commercial experience consulting various companies includingDisney research, Mitsubishi Electric, PrimeSense (now Apple), Verisk, Donde, and more. Prof. Shamir specializes in AI, computer graphics, image processing and machine learning.

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Netta Zucker
Content Lead

Former EVP of Business Development and sales with leading companies in the automotive business. Yael Holds a BSc in Computer science and Mdes in design and technology. Yael brings her experience in translating trends and global moves to business opportunities. Tying connections and matching the offering to these opportunities is her added value to the team. The book that had the most impact on me was “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding. What started as an adventure book for me turned to be a fascinating peek to a different way of thinking on the nature of the human kind.

Jens Baron
Product Lead

Jens is the Product Lead at Mappo, responsible for leading the innovation and growth of the company’s products.He has 20 years of experience in building state of the art experiences for automotive and mobile. In his previous roles, Jens served as Product Lead, In-Car Applications for Waze at Google Israel, where he lead the vision of the Waze Platform Partnerships with OEMs, Audio Apps, Broadcasters and Ride-Hailing Apps.

Oran Eldor
Head of audio and sound design

Coming from the entertainment industry, Oran is a storyteller through sound. Oran composed, conducted and orchestrated music for Disney, New York Philharmonic, L.A. Philharmonic  and many more. His original musical “Mythic” played in London and Montreal. Based in New York. Oran brings his expertise to Mappo’s in– car and mobile unique experiences.

Aviv Menachem
Product Designer

Creative and detail-oriented product designer with vast experience in UX/UI, motion graphics and web design. Aviv has extensive experience in executing digital marketing assets, enhancing user experience and crafting eye-catching visual.

Danit Yeshayahu
NLP Developer

Design and develop natural language processing systems. Find and implement the right algorithms and tools for NLP tasks and find appropriate datasets. Danit holds a B.Sc in computer science and linguistics (Hebrew University) and is currently pursuing her M.Sc in computer science in NLP (Bar-Ilan University). Specialist in Hebrew NLP and passionate about linguistics and languages.

Itamar Givati
AI Developer

Hernesing AI solutions for linguistic and general problems. Taking part in Mappo’s AI team, working on AI of NL.
Itamar holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Tel Aviv University).

Contact Us

Mappo is located in Tel Aviv, ISRAEL.
You are more than welcome to call us, write or come visit.
Mappo, 62 Nachmani st. Tel Aviv, Israel | +972-525249798

Contact Us

Mappo is located in Tel Aviv, ISRAEL.
You are more than welcome to call us, write or come visit.
Mappo, 62 Nachmani st. Tel Aviv, Israel +972-525249798

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