Affordable, low power location tracking

for consumers & enterprises


  • Founded: 2016

  • Headquarters: Versailles (France)

  • Offices: Versailles (France), Munich (Germany)

  • Vision: Where loss and theft are not ineluctable any more.

  • Mission: To provide an affordable and low power location tracking system for consumers and enterprises.

Contact press:

+33 6 22 05 61 38 (mobile)

French-German Startup that locates Consumer Electronics devices & enterprise assets carried out a Euro Six-Digit funding round with private investors


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Our vision

We believe in a future where loss and theft are not ineluctable. Our mission is to solve this global problem, a multi-billion market on a worldwide scale.

In short


CROWDLOC is a Business to Business, Software-as-a-Service provider, offering affordable, low power location tracking services for consumers & enterprises. 


Our disruptive location tracking service is based on a low power software component embedded in the mobile apps of an alliance of Bluetooth® devices manufacturers, mobile developers and more. This mutualized network (the crowd) geo-locates the assets of our partners 24/7.

The company is Headquartered in Versailles, France with a sales office in Munich, Germany.

How it started

CROWDLOC was founded in 2016 by a duo of French and German serial entrepreneurs. The company is supported by European business angels, all seasoned executives with past and present experience in the location technology, navigation and Telecom industries.

Founders bio

Ludovic Privat, is a worldwide expert in Location-Based Services. After a first career in Europe in Public Relations and marketing for consumer electronics and GPS companies (Navman, TomTom) he moved to the United States where he launched in 2007 the worldwide portal and newsletter GPS Business News. He founded in 2013 the ConnecteDriver conference (Brussels) and advised a number of international startups in the field of connected cars & location-based services.


Prior to joining CROWDLOC, Aleks Ristic was Co-founder & CEO of Gobandit, the first action camera with GPS and WiFi embedding performance data into videos. Gobandit was sold to TomTom. Before that Ristic was co-founder & CEO Airloft, the first sport tracking device with GPS, a company that was sold to Brunswick Corp (Navman) in 2005. Ristic worked & lived in Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and the United States.



Infographic about the problem of lost and stolen belongings in public transport to illustrate our blog post.
Infographic: Future of Pet Tracking
Infographic about the problem of lost pets to illustrate our blog post.
Web app (admin panel): Global map
Screenshot of the CROWDLOC admin panel.
White label app: pop-up model
Model of pop-up to report a device stolen on CROWDLOC white label application.
White label app: main page model
Model of the main page of CROWDLOC white label application. The location of the devices can be seen on a map.
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CROWDLOC - affordable location tracking for consumers and enterprises
CROWDLOC - Affordable location tracking for consumers & enterprises
CROWDLOC's French office
Pépinière d'entreprises Versailles France
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Ludovic Privat, Co-founder
CROWDLOC's co-founder
Aleks Ristic - Co-founder
CROWDLOC's co-founder
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Aleks Ristic - Co-founder

CROWDLOC's co-founder