Overview

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Status
Acquired by on August 2, 2016
Total Equity Funding
$10.3M in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Headquarters:
Bordeaux, Aquitaine
Description:
NEWS REPUBLIC is the publisher of award-winning, mobile news apps: News Republic, AppyGeek and AppyGamer. 12 editions around the world.
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Categories:
Apps, News, Mobile
Website:
http://www.news-republic.com
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Company Details

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News Republic is a leading personal mobile media company transforming how people get and experience news across iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Tizen smartphones, tablets and wearables. Its highly rated, award winning apps: News Republic, AppyGeek and AppyGamer are available in 6 language editions for millions of readers that span the globe.

The company believes that information empowers and has made it its mission to "Deliver information with purpose for engaged citizenship." It does so via a proprietary and predictive semantic engine that enables real time contextual news flows for a truly personalized experience.

Headquartered in Bordeaux and San Francisco, the company has expanded rapidly and enjoys strong relationships with 1000 (and growing) leading publishers and global media brands. It has also established partnerships with hardware manufacturers and mobile network operators around the world.

More on NEWS REPUBLIC: http://www.news-republic.com More on APPY GEEK: http://www.appy-geek.com More on APPY GAMER: http://www.appy-gamer.com

Funding Rounds (3) - $10.3M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Oct, 2013$6M / Series B3
Mar, 2012$3M / Series A2
Feb, 2009$1.3M / Seed1

Investors (3)

InvestorRound(s)Partner(s)
Seed-
Series A (Lead)-
Series B-
Series B (Lead)-
Series A (Lead)-
Series B-

Current Team (7)

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Products (3)

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  • NEWS REPUBLIC delivers information with purpose - unrivaled coverage of all that matters. Because those who read better know better.
  • The #1 videogames news app with a cool design, unrivalled coverage and a simple, sleek interface optimized for all mobile platforms.
  • The #1 tech news app with unrivaled coverage and a user friendly interface optimized for all mobile platforms.

Competitors (1)

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  • Flipboard is the world's most popular social magazine. It gives people a single place to keep up on the topics, news and events.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    2 rue Robert Caumont

    Bordeaux, Aquitaine 33049

    France

  • San Francisco

    48 2nd St. FL3

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    USA

Past Event Appearances (1)

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