Overview

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Status
Acquired by on February 11, 2016
Total Equity Funding
$26.15M in 3 Rounds from 9 Investors
Headquarters:
Toronto, ON
Description:
Marketwired is a social communications company that provides solutions for global press release distribution and more.
Founders:
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Categories:
Advertising, Social Media Management, Analytics
Website:
http://marketwired.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
January 1, 1983
Aliases:
Internet Wire, marketwire
Contact:
(800)774-9473
Employees:
14 in Crunchbase

Marketwired is a social communications company that provides solutions for global press release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution, and measurement.  Its solutions are catered to everyone, from Fortune 500 enterprises to start-ups.

Marketwired plays a critical role in shaping the everyday conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms, and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion, and affect consumer behavior.

Marketwired is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity, which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has 6.4 billion U.S. dollars of investments under management.

Marketwired was founded in 1983 by Nick Koudas and Michael Terpin. It is headquartered in Toronto, O.N.

Funding Rounds (3) - $26.15M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Sep, 2003$4.6M / Series D9
Dec, 2001$4M / Venture8
Nov, 1990$17.55M / Series A7

Acquisitions (2)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Jun, 2010Unknown
Aug 30, 2007Unknown

Current Team (14)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • HQ

    100 North Sepulveda Boulevard

    Suite 325

    El Segundo, CA 90245

    USA

  • HQ

    25 York Street

    Suite 900, Ontario

    Toronto, ON M5J 2V5

    CAN

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Images (2)

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