Funding Received
$66.8 Million in 5 Rounds from 11 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$46 Million Series C on April 8, 2014
December 11, 2006
Wattpad is an online community that allows individuals to read, write and share stories.
Ivan Yuen, Allen Lau
Entertainment, Digital Media, Social Media, Mobile, Curated Web

Detailed Description


Wattpad is the world's largest community of readers and writers. It's the free and fun way to read on the web and across all mobile devices. Everyday millions of people use Wattpad to read unique new fiction or share their own creative writing. For both avid readers and aspiring writers, Wattpad is the best place to discover and share unlimited stories. It's the only community that offers a mobile, social, eReading experience.

Wattpad was founded by Allen Lau and Ivan Yuen and is based in Toronto, Ontario.

Wattpad’s vision is to revolutionize the way people read, write and share stories. All the content on Wattpad is created by its community of users. So far, over 5 million stories have been uploaded to Wattpad spanning all genres of creative writing - from mystery, to romance, sci fi, poetry and fan fiction.

And it's fun for adults and kids

Current Team (2)


Past Team (1)


Board Members and Advisors (4)


Investors (11)

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    OMERS Ventures

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    August Capital

    August Capital was founded in 1995 by Dave Marquardt and John Johnston. Seasoned veterans of the...
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    Raine Ventures

    Raine Ventures is the VC arm of the Raine Group Investment fund.
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    Union Square Ventures

    USV invests in large networks of engaged users, differentiated through user experience, and...
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    Golden Venture Partners

    Seed & early stage venture capital fund
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    W Media Ventures

    w media ventures is an angel fund investing in consumer internet, SaaS and mobile entrepreneurs...
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    Khosla Ventures

    Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun...

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