Zip2

Zip2 developed, hosted, and maintained consumer Web sites specifically for media companies. Zip2 powered nearly 200 sites, including its flagship arrangement with The New York Times local directory site. Other media sites included newspapers in the Hearst, Times Mirror, and Pulitzer Publishing chains.Zip2 also assisted media companies and their local merchants in the development of online services for targeted consumers. Founded in 1995. Acquired by AltaVista in April 1999. 

Facts & Stats

  • Founded by Elon Musk, and funded by Mohr Davidow in 1995.
  • Acquired by AltaVista in April 1999.