Uphold Overview

  • Founded
  • 2013
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 122
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series C
  • Investors
  • 6

Uphold General Information

Description

Developer of a financial platform designed to make cryptocurrencies and other assets affordable and accessible for everyone. The company's platform offers to hold cryptocurrency in fiat currency and allow both consumers and businesses to easily transact between digital and traditional currencies, with full integration between old and new money systems, thereby empowering innovation in financial services through a platform approach where app developers and fintech partners can leverage company's reach through licensed relationships with banks and financial services partners around the world.

Contact Information

Website
www.uphold.com
Formerly Known As
Bitreserve
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Other Capital Markets/Institutions
Other Financial Services
Primary Office
  • 6 Honduras Street
  • Suite A
  • London EC1Y 0TH
  • England, United Kingdom

Uphold Timeline

2018201920202021
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Uphold Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 01-Oct-2020 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC 25-Jan-2018 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B1) 21-Jan-2016 000 000.00 Completed Startup
3. Equity Crowdfunding 13-Jan-2015 000.00 00.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 26-Feb-2014 $5M $5.5M Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 01-Feb-2014 $500K $500K Completed Startup
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Uphold Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Financial Software
London, United Kingdom
122 As of 2020
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Uphold Competitors (42)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Blockchain.com Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Hovedstaden, Denmark 00 00.00 0000000000 0 00.00
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Alpharetta, GA 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Panama City, Panama 0 00000 000000000 00000
000000 Formerly VC-backed Seoul, South Korea 00.000 000000&0 00.000
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Uphold Executive Team (26)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
J.P. Thieriot Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Simon McLoughlin Chief Operating Officer & President
Lee Hansen Chief Financial Officer
Rui Marinho Co-Chief Technology Officer
Tiago Ribeiro Co-Chief Technology Officer
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Uphold Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Adrian Steckel Self Chairman 000 0000
Greg Kidd Hard Yaka Board Member 000 0000
J.P. Thieriot Uphold Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Peter Chapman Self Board Member 000 0000
Stefan Thomas Self Board Member 000 0000
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Uphold Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Uphold Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Integra Partners. Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Keiretsu Forum Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rosemoor Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ricardo Pliego Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bitcoin Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Uphold Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 00000 03-Feb-2021 000000000000000000 Other Financial Services 0.0. 00000000
0000000 (00000000) 11-Jul-2019 000000000000000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing 00000 0000000
000 0000000000 27-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 Brokerage 000000 0000000
000000 000 22-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 Application Software 0000000 00000000
Bitnet 20-Oct-2016 Merger/Acquisition Financial Software 0000 000000000 00
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Uphold Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Optimus Cards Other Financial Services Birmingham, United Kingdom 2014
000000 000 Application Software Cambridge, MA 0000
000 0000000000 Brokerage New York, NY 0000
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