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Acquired byApple
Price$200M
Date12/2013

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
140 Second St
6th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94105
USA

People

CEO
VP Research & Co-founder
SVP, Product & Marketing
SVP, Sales
VP, Operations
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
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Funding

TOTAL $32.2M
FUNDING TOTAL $32.2M
Series A, 1/2008
Scott Banister
$900k
Series B, 12/2008
BlueRun Ventures
Ignition Partners
Founders Fund
Scott Banister
$11M
Venture Round, 5/2009
SV Angel
Series C, 3/2011
BlueRun Ventures
Western Technology Investment
Ignition Partners
Founders Fund
Scott Banister
$15M
Venture Round, 10/2012
BlueRun Ventures
Ignition Partners
$5.3M
DEBT TOTAL $3M
Debt, 3/2009
Western Technology Investment
$3M

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Topsy Labs

Topsy is a social analytics company that gives you instant answers to critical business questions through real-time analysis of public conversations.

Operating the world’s only index of the public social web, Topsy is used by some of the largest global marketing, news, entertainment, and financial organizations to get real-time insights into a wide variety of business questions: everything from spotting breaking news and identifying customer satisfaction issues, to gauging response to TV programming and understanding political sentiment.

Many of the world’s largest brands also use Topsy as their day-to-day social dashboard to discover and track the impact of trending topics and predict future events.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Topsy is backed by BlueRun Ventures, Ignition Partners, Founders Fund and Scott Banister. For more information visit: http://about.topsy.com.

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Topsy Labs screenshot
Above: Topsy homepage
Uploaded: 5/26/09
Topsy Labs screenshot
Above: Search results
Uploaded: 5/26/09
Topsy Labs screenshot
Above: Topsy Pro
Uploaded: 10/5/12

Sources

  1. Apple Buys Topsy For Price Reportedly North Of $200M, Could Use Social Signals To Bolster Siri, App Store Relevance (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Topsy Bets On Real-Time Twitter Search With $15M Backing (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
  3. Topsy Bets On Real-Time Twitter Search With $15M Backing (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
  4. Topsy Bets On Real-Time Twitter Search With $15M Backing (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
  5. Citation Needed [add]
  6. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. VC Funding: Q4 2012 [edit]
  8. Topsy Hires Rich Maiers as New Senior Vice President of Sales (marketwatch.com) [edit]
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