Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Viggle
Founded:
October 17, 2005
Founders:
Ben Elowitz, Michael Howell
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Funding:
$39.80M
Categories:
Web Tools, Curated Web

Wetpaint offers an online social publishing platform that helps digital publishers grow their customer base.

Description

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Wetpaint is a technology platform company that uses its proprietary state-of-the-art technology and expertise in social media to build and monetize audiences for digital publishers. Wetpaint’s own online property, Wetpaint Entertainment, an entertainment news site that attracts more than 12 million unique visitors monthly and has over 2 million Facebook fans, is a proof point to the company’s success in building and engaging audiences. Media companies can license Wetpaint’s platform which includes a dynamic playbook tailored to their individual needs and comprehensive training. Founded by Internet pioneer Ben Elowitz, and with offices in New York and Seattle, Wetpaint is backed by Accel Partners, the investors behind Facebook.

Current Team (5)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (2)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $39.80M

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Investors (4)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Office

    270 Lafayette Street

    Suite 505

    New York, NY 10012

    USA

  • Office

    710 - 2nd Avenue

    Suite 1100

    Seattle, WA 98104

    USA

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Images (1)

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