Epinions Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1999

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $620M

Epinions General Information

Description

Provider of a consumer review platform. The company offers a platform via which consumers can share their unbiased reviews regarding products they have used, enabling other customers to compare and make the right purchase.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Acquirer
Corporate Office
  • 8000 Marina Boulevard
  • Floor 5
  • Brisbane, CA 94005
  • United States

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Epinions Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Merger/Acquisition 13-May-2003 $620M 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2003 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 02-Jan-2002 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round $8M $8M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC Completed Generating Revenue
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Epinions Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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San Francisco, CA
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Epinions Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Yelp Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00000 000000&0
Quandoo Formerly VC-backed Berlin, Germany 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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Epinions Former Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
August Capital Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Benchmark (San Francisco) Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bertelsmann Capital Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Brian McClendon Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bridgescale Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Epinions FAQs

  • When was Epinions founded?

    Epinions was founded in 1999.

  • Who is the founder of Epinions?

    Ramanathan Guha, Nirav Tolia, Dion Lim, Michael Speiser, Naval Ravikant, and Louis Montulli are the founders of Epinions.

  • Where is Epinions headquartered?

    Epinions is headquartered in Brisbane, CA.

  • What industry is Epinions in?

    Epinions’s primary industry is Information Services (B2C).

  • Is Epinions a private or public company?

    Epinions is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Epinions?

    The current valuation of Epinions is 00000.

  • What is Epinions’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Epinions is 00000.

  • How much funding has Epinions raised over time?

    Epinions has raised $65M.

  • Who are Epinions’s investors?

    August Capital, Benchmark (San Francisco), Bertelsmann Capital Ventures, Brian McClendon, and Bridgescale are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Epinions.

  • Who are Epinions’s competitors?

    Yelp and Quandoo are competitors of Epinions.

  • When was Epinions acquired?

    Epinions was acquired on 13-May-2003.

  • Who acquired Epinions?

    Epinions was acquired by eBay Commerce.

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