NewsTrust Overview

  • Founded
  • 2005

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 3

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

NewsTrust General Information


Operator of a non-profit social news platform. The company provides a social news website which daily feeds news and opinions from mainstream and independent sources helping individuals to make informed decisions about their lives and government as well as provides services to teach news literacy through online guides, teacher guides and student guides.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly Angel backed
Primary Industry
Social/Platform Software
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • 775 East Blithedale Avenue
  • Suite 320
  • Mill Valley, CA 94941
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

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NewsTrust Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 16-Jun-2012 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 01-Jan-2011 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 02-Mar-2010 $600K Completed Startup
1. Angel (individual) Completed Startup
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NewsTrust 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


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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NewsTrust Former Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Craig Newmark Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Doug Carlston Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Limited Partner 000 0000 000000 0
Omidyar Network Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Open Society Foundation Impact Investing 000 0000 000000 0
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