Overview

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Status
Acquired by on September 20, 2011
Total Equity Funding
$149M in 5 Rounds from 6 Investors
Headquarters:
Brisbane, CA
Description:
Ning by glam media is a SaaS-based platform for deploying vibrant social communities and websites.
Founders:
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Categories:
SaaS, Social, Communities, Enterprise Software
Website:
http://www.ning.com
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Company Details

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With over 2 million communities created to date, Ning is the world’s largest SaaS platform for deploying vibrant social communities and web sites.

Founded by Marc Andreessen and Gina Bianchini in 2004, Ning was acquired by Glam Media in December 2011 to bring together Ning’s world-class social-native technology with Glam’s premium advertising solutions to help consumers and brands create and engage with passionate social communities across all digital mediums.

Ning empowers you to take control of your social strategy. With Ning you can build upon your successful Facebook and other social channels presence to gather your most loyal and strong advocates and enthusiasts into a community of your own.

Ning. Your Brand. Your Members. Your Control.

Funding Rounds (5) - $149M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2009$15M / Venture0
Jul, 2009$15M / Series E1
Apr, 2008$60M / Series D1
Jul, 2007$44M / Series C2
Jan, 2005$15M / Series A3

Current Team (6)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Competitors (21)

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  • acomo is a German social network service.
  • Bright Things operates SocialGOTM, an online service that allows anyone to create their own social network.
  • Broadband Mechanics provides PeopleAggregator, a white label social networking system, both as a downloadable and a hosted solution.
  • Canarc is a social media network located in Saudi Arabia.
  • Cerado provides Haystack, a social networking platform that connects multiple social networks, web sites and mobile web services.
  • CrowdVine is a software company that provides social networks for conferences and other professional communities.
  • Enabee builds customer communities. They are an SaaS provider that allows companies to launch and manage their own community platform.
  • Fifteen Reasons is a mobile and web social app that enables users to plan, invite and RSVP for events with friends.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Office

    2000 Sierra Point Parkway

    Suite 1000,10th Floor

    Brisbane, CA 94005

    USA

  • Brisbane, CA

    2000 Marina Boulevard

    10th Floor

    Brisbane, CA 94005

    USA

Past Team (43)

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