AKQA Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1994

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 5,500

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 7

  • Investments
  • 10

AKQA General Information

Description

Provider of marketing, digital product design, ideas, insights, customer relationship management and e-commerce services. The company offers interactive advertising, web development, technology and emerging media services, driving customer satisfaction and creating new revenue streams through direct-to-consumer relationships.

Contact Information

Website
www.akqa.com
Formerly Known As
H-ART
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Other Commercial Services
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 5th floor, 360 Third Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94107
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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AKQA Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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AKQA Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Provider of marketing, digital product design, ideas, insights, customer relationship management and e-commerce services
Media and Information Services (B2B)
San Francisco, CA
5,500 As of 2024
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Conway, AR
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AKQA Competitors (44)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Acxiom Corporate Backed or Acquired Conway, AR 0000 000000&0
Mod Op Private Equity-Backed Miami, FL 000 000000000000
AnswerLab Private Equity-Backed Larkspur, CA 000 0000000 0000
Tayburn Corporate Backed or Acquired Edinburgh, United Kingdom 00 000000&0
Leo Burnett Corporate Backed or Acquired Chicago, IL 0000 000000000000
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AKQA Patents

AKQA Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20150283844-A1 Methods and apparatus for message personalization Inactive 02-Apr-2014 0000000000 0
US-10583328-B2 Method and system for automated personal training Active 05-Nov-2010 00000000000 000
US-20200147454-A1 Method and system for automated personal training Active 05-Nov-2010 00000000000
US-9283429-B2 Method and system for automated personal training Active 05-Nov-2010 00000000000 000
US-20120183939-A1 Method and system for automated personal training Active 05-Nov-2010 G16H20/30 00
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AKQA Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ajaz Ahmed Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Michelle P. Financial Director
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AKQA Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
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

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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AKQA Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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AKQA Investments & Acquisitions (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Dominion Software Developers 01-Jan-2020 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Universal Design Studio 12-Jun-2018 0000000000 Construction and Engineering 0000 0000
DIS/PLAY 29-Aug-2017 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Hug Digital 14-Aug-2017 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
DT 07-Feb-2017 Merger/Acquisition Media and Information Services (B2B)
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AKQA Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Potato IT Consulting and Outsourcing London, United Kingdom 2010
Universal Design Studio Construction and Engineering London, United Kingdom 0000
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AKQA FAQs

  • When was AKQA founded?

    AKQA was founded in 1994.

  • Who is the founder of AKQA?

    Ajaz Ahmed is the founder of AKQA.

  • Who is the CEO of AKQA?

    Ajaz Ahmed is the CEO of AKQA.

  • Where is AKQA headquartered?

    AKQA is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of AKQA?

    AKQA has 5,500 total employees.

  • What industry is AKQA in?

    AKQA’s primary industry is Media and Information Services (B2B).

  • Is AKQA a private or public company?

    AKQA is a Private company.

  • What is AKQA’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for AKQA is 00000.

  • How much funding has AKQA raised over time?

    AKQA has raised $7.98M.

  • Who are AKQA’s investors?

    Accenture, CIBC Capital Markets, Francisco Partners, General Atlantic, and H-Farm are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in AKQA.

  • Who are AKQA’s competitors?

    Acxiom, Mod Op, AnswerLab, Tayburn, and Leo Burnett are some of the 44 competitors of AKQA.

  • When was AKQA acquired?

    AKQA was acquired on 30-Sep-2021.

  • Who acquired AKQA?

    AKQA was acquired by Essence Digital.

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