Glose Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2014

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 20


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Glose General Information


Developer of a reading platform intended to make reading efficient, personal and social for everyone. The company's platform helps discover, read and highlight books while engaging with other readers through shared annotations, thereby enabling users to have an interactive experience and synchronize their progress in real-time on laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Entertainment Software
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 85 rue Jouffroy d'Abbans
  • 75017 Paris
  • France

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Glose Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 14-Jan-2021 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 13-Jun-2018 00.000 00.000 00.00 Completed Startup
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Glose Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Seed 00,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Ordinary 000,000 00.000000
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Glose Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Glose Competitors (10)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Magzter Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Pubmark Venture Capital-Backed Cambridge, MA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Podbean Corporation New York, NY 00
Scribd Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Dailyhunt Venture Capital-Backed Bangalore, India 000 00.000 000000 - 000 00.000
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Glose Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Nicolas Princen Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Arthur Darcet Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Christophe Spy Director of Engineering
Thomas Ricouard Co-Founder & Staff iOS Engineer
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Glose Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


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Majestic Referring Domains


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Glose Former Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Bpifrance Sovereign Wealth Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Expon Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Julien Codorniou Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kima Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
OneRagtime Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Glose FAQs

  • When was Glose founded?

    Glose was founded in 2014.

  • Who is the founder of Glose?

    Nicolas Princen, Arthur Darcet, Thomas Ricouard, and Julien Chaumond are the founders of Glose.

  • Who is the CEO of Glose?

    Nicolas Princen is the CEO of Glose.

  • Where is Glose headquartered?

    Glose is headquartered in Paris, France.

  • What is the size of Glose?

    Glose has 20 total employees.

  • What industry is Glose in?

    Glose’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Glose a private or public company?

    Glose is a Private company.

  • What is Glose’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Glose is 00000.

  • How much funding has Glose raised over time?

    Glose has raised $1.82M.

  • Who are Glose’s investors?

    Bpifrance, Expon Capital, Julien Codorniou, Kima Ventures, and OneRagtime are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Glose.

  • Who are Glose’s competitors?

    Magzter, Pubmark, Podbean, Scribd, and Dailyhunt are some of the 10 competitors of Glose.

  • When was Glose acquired?

    Glose was acquired on 14-Jan-2021.

  • Who acquired Glose?

    Glose was acquired by Medium.

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