Overview
Taking Point
Taking Point is a support community that connects America's veterans and service members.
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Industries
Headquarters Regions
Founded Date
Sep 29, 2009
Operating Status
Closed
Number of Employees
IPO Status
Private
Contact Email
David.Johnson@ArmedZilla.com
Phone Number
877-979-4552
Connecting America's military and veteran community.

Taking Point offers veterans and service members the promise of a supportive community that travels with them throughout life. This is the 21st century support network for anyone who ever served and wants to maintain the camaraderie and mission focus that is unique to military life.

Focusing membership exclusively on veterans allows Taking Point to recreate a culture of trust among the site's users. Veterans feel more comfortable sharing because other members had similar experiences. In addition, Taking Point maintains strict privacy controls on stories posted by veterans.

Taking Point using digital media technology to solidify connections among veterans who already know each other, and to forge new ones based on a variety of military-specific metrics such as branches of service, units, deployments, and occupation. Suggested contacts also stem from standard demographics such as age, location, and socioeconomic status.

As the user base grows, Taking Point discovers and refines new methods for fostering effective support from civil society. Veteran support organizations can more effective target their potential beneficiaries by using data and advertising supported by Taking Point.
Funding rounds
Number of Funding Rounds
4
Total Funding Amount
$3.4M
Announced DateTransaction nameNumber of InvestorsMoney RaisedLead Investors
Jul 23, 2012Debt Financing - Taking Point$175.0K
Jun 15, 2012Debt Financing - Taking Point$1.8M
Dec 30, 2011Venture Round - Taking Point$1.2M
Oct 16, 2009Seed Round - Taking Point1$100.0K
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