Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$2M in 1 Round
Most Recent Funding
$250k Grant on February 15, 2016
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
The Wikimedia Foundation encourages the development and distribution of free educational content with projects such as Wikipedia.
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Categories:
Developer Tools, Non Profit, Semantic Search, Open Source
Website:
http://wikimediafoundation.org
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Company Details

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The Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit company focused on empowering and engaging people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free content license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally.

The Wikimedia Foundation's most prestigious project is Wikipedia, however, they are involved in others such as Wikimedia Commons, Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikinews, Wikiversity.

Funding Rounds (9) - $138.25M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Feb, 2016$250k / Grant0
Dec, 2012$25M / Product Crowdfunding0
Jan, 2012$20M / Product Crowdfunding0
Jan, 2011$16M / Product Crowdfunding0
Feb, 2010$2M / Grant0
Jan, 2010$8M / Product Crowdfunding0
Aug, 2009$2M / Seed0
Jan, 2009$62M / Grant0
Mar, 2008$3M / Product Crowdfunding0

Current Team (34)

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Products (12)

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  • Bengali Wikipedia is the Bengali language version of Wikipedia, run by the Wikimedia Foundation.
  • Video On Wikipedia is an open-source online encyclopedia that provides a database of videos on an extensive range of topics.
  • Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community that creates a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.
  • Wikidata is Wikipedia data structuring project
  • Wikimedia Commons is a Wikimedia Foundation website that was launched in September 2004 to provide a central repository for free
  • Wikinews is a project which aims to collaboratively report and summarize news on all subjects from a neutral point of view.
  • Wikipedia is an online project that enables the creation of free encyclopedias in all languages of the world.
  • Wikiquote is a website that provides quotations taken from famous people, books or any intellectually interesting materials.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    149 New Montgomery St.

    3rd FL

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    USA

Past Team (19)

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Images (1)

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