- Acquired by e-Rewards
- Murtaza Hussain, Prosper Nwankpa, Ali Moiz, Noman Ali
- San Francisco, CA
- Social Media
- Peanut Labs provides online market research, social monetization, and advertising services for publishers to maximize their earnings.
Peanut Labs is a social monetization company that helps publishers maximize their earning potential via virtual goods and currencies offered through a mix of market research surveys, global payments, and offers. In early April, social networking giant Facebook introduced Peanut Labs’ platform as one of the first three alternate ways for users to earn Facebook’s virtual currency, Credits.
Founded by a team of serial entrepreneurs, Peanut Labs has grown from a research platform to the comprehensive monetization suite it is today. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, the team of 25 currently manages monetization for more than 200 million monthly website visitors. The company has won numerous awards, including a FAST Top 50 2008 ranking and the Advertising Research Foundation’s 2008 Silver Innovation Award and is a wholly owned subsidiary of e-Rewards, Inc.
The company was founded in 2005 as Hotcampusparties, Inc. and changed its name to iVentster, Inc. in April 2005, and then to Peanut Labs in 2007.
Current Team (8)Update
Past Team (7)Update
Dec 1, 2010 - May 8, 2011
Director, Business Development/Operations
Sep 14, 2009 - Mar 1, 2011
Founder and COO
Jan, 2007 - Apr, 2011
Lead Software Engineer
2008 - Jan, 2009
Senior Project Manager
Jun, 2005 - Oct, 2007
VP of Engineering
2007 - Jan, 2008
Funding Rounds (2) - $4.2MUpdate
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