News Break Overview

  • Founded
  • 2015
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 297
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series C1
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $115M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 6

News Break General Information

Description

Developer of a local news application designed to offer the latest news and stories. The company's application offers fresh stories, photos and videos from various sites in one place and helps to follow news topics, enabling users to view updates from sources they prefer, related stories from other popular publications and sites.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Application Software
Primary Office
  • 800 West El Camino Real
  • Suite 100
  • Mountain View, CA 94040
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

News Break Timeline

2018201920202021
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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News Break Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC (Series C1) 07-Jan-2021 $115M 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B1) 26-Mar-2019 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 27-Feb-2017 00.000 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A3) 08-Nov-2016 $4M $14M 0000 Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 21-May-2015 $10M $10M 000.00 Completed Startup
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News Break Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C1 0,000,000 00.000000 00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Series C1 Redeemable 0,000,000 00.000000 00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00
Series C Redeemable 0,000,000 00.000000 00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00
Series B1 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A3 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A2 5,600,000 $0.000100 8% $0.74 $0.74 1x $0.74 15.51%
Series A1 8,000,000 $0.000100 8% $0.74 $0.74 1x $0.74 22.16%
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News Break Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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News Break Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Flipboard Venture Capital-Backed Palo Alto, CA 000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Palo Alto, CA 00 0000000000 0
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News Break Patents

News Break Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20190042226-A1 Method and system for multi-level content platform Pending 07-Feb-2016 00000000 0
EP-3411782-A1 Method and system for multi-level content platform Pending 07-Feb-2016 00000000
EP-3411782-A4 Method and system for multi-level content platform Pending 07-Feb-2016 00000000 0
EP-3394769-A1 Method and system for exploring a personal interest space Pending 21-Dec-2015 000000000
EP-3394769-A4 Method and system for exploring a personal interest space Pending 21-Dec-2015 G06N5/045 0

News Break Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Zhaohui Zheng Ph.D Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Vincent Wu Chief Operating Officer
Jie Feng Controller
Chih-Yuan Yang Co-Founder & Chief Advisor
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News Break Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Alan Ni Francisco Partners Board Member 000 0000
Ella Liu News Break Board Member 000 0000
Harry Shum Ph.D Self Chairman 000 0000
Ya Li News Break Board Member 000 0000
Yeung Heung Self Board Member 000 0000
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News Break Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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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News Break Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Francisco Partners PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Grand View Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
ZhenFund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
NetEase Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
William Ding Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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