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DescriptionSocial micropayments


Flattr AB
Box 4111
Malmo, SE-203 12, SWE
Flattr Network Ltd
2nd Floor,White Bear Yard
144A Clerkenwell Road
London, EC1R 5DF, GBR


Board Member
Business Development Manager
Co - Founder & CEO
Community and Product


TOTAL $2.08M
Venture Round, 2/2012
Federico Pirzio-Biroli
Passion Capital




Flattr is a micropayment system - more specifically, a microdonation system.

Flattr is a project started by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Users are able to pay a small amount every month (minimum 2 euros) and then click Flattr buttons on sites to share the money they paid among those sites, comparable to an Like button with money on top.

The word “flattr” is used as a verb, to indicate payments through the Flattr system - so when a user clicks a Flattr button and they are logged in to the Flattr site, they are said to be “flattring” the page they are on. Sunde said, “We want to encourage people to share money as well as content.”

Recent Milestones

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    Flattr — Flattr adds new social integrations including support auto-flattr support for Instagram, Vimeo, 500px, Youtube, Soundcloud. (4/16/13)
    Posted 5/6/13 at 2:51pm via
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    Flattr — Flattr adds Martin Thörnkvist as European Biz Dev Lead. (1/1/13)
    Posted 5/6/13 at 2:56pm via
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    Flattr — Grooveshark partners with Flattr (11/1/12)
    Posted 3/5/13 at 2:03am via
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    Flattr — Flattr Added Evan Schoepke as US Biz Dev Lead (8/15/12)
    Posted 8/18/12 at 7:49pm via
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    Flattr added Evan Schoepke as Business Development Manager. (8/15/12)
    Posted 8/21/12 at 3:11am
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    Flattr received $2.08M (€1.6M) in Venture Round funding. (2/16/12)
    Posted 7/6/10 at 1:38pm via
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    Flattr added Siim Teller as Community and Product. (8/1/11)
    Posted 2/6/12 at 3:46am
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    Flattr — WikiLeaks joins Flattr (8/2/10)
    Posted 8/2/10 at 12:07pm via
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    Flattr added Linus Olsson as Co - Founder & CEO. (3/1/10)
    Posted 7/6/10 at 8:07am
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    Flattr added Eileen Burbidge as Board Member. (2/1/10)
    Posted 10/28/10 at 2:43am
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    Flattr added Peter Sunde as Founder.
    Posted 7/6/10 at 8:00am




  1. Flattr Raises €1.6M in Funding ( [edit]
  2. WikiLeaks will fund itself via Flattr, Pirate Bay founder’s startup ( [edit]
    linkedin ( [edit]
    Grooveshark Now Lets You Pay Artists Just by Listening ( [edit]
    Adding Support For YouTube ( [edit]
    About Martin Thornkvist ( [edit]
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