NewsTrust Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2005

Year Founded

  • 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)
The Poynter Institute
Corporate 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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NewsTrust FAQs

  • When was NewsTrust founded?

    NewsTrust was founded in 2005.

  • Where is NewsTrust headquartered?

    NewsTrust is headquartered in Mill Valley, CA.

  • What is the size of NewsTrust?

    NewsTrust has 3 total employees.

  • What industry is NewsTrust in?

    NewsTrust’s primary industry is Social/Platform Software.

  • Is NewsTrust a private or public company?

    NewsTrust is a Private company.

  • What is NewsTrust’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for NewsTrust is 00000.

  • Who are NewsTrust’s investors?

    Craig Newmark, Doug Carlston, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Omidyar Network, and Open Society Foundation are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in NewsTrust.

  • When was NewsTrust acquired?

    NewsTrust was acquired on 16-Jun-2012.

  • Who acquired NewsTrust?

    NewsTrust was acquired by The Poynter Institute.

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