- San Francisco, California
- The Wikimedia Foundation encourages the development and distribution of free educational content with projects such as Wikipedia.
- Jimmy Wales
- Developer Tools, Non Profit, Semantic Search, Open Source
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.
Funding Rounds (9) - $138.25MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Feb, 2016||$250k / Grant||—||—||0|
|Dec, 2012||$25M / Product Crowdfunding||—||—||0|
|Jan, 2012||$20M / Product Crowdfunding||—||—||0|
|Jan, 2011||$16M / Product Crowdfunding||—||—||0|
|Feb, 2010||$2M / Grant||—||—||0|
|Jan, 2010||$8M / Product Crowdfunding||—||—||0|
|Aug, 2009||$2M / Seed||—||—||0|
|Jan, 2009||$62M / Grant||—||—||0|
|Mar, 2008||$3M / Product Crowdfunding||—||—||0|
Current Team (35)Update
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.
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|Jun 16, 2016||Examiner.com - Diversity Conference at National Archives bars entry to news reporter|
|Jun 10, 2016||Financial Express - Wikipedia warns against French attempt to extend EU privacy law globally|
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