Codec Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2014

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 53


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Codec General Information


Developer of a cultural intelligence platform designed to fuse artificial intelligence with human imagination to tap into pockets of culture that fuel growth. The company's platform uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to understand the meaning of the text, image, and video content consumed by online audiences and offers unbiased, actionable insights into the different audience networks, enabling brands and marketing teams to create and activate emotionally-resonant content that drives growth.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Codec AI
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 10 John Street
  • London WC1N 2EB
  • England, United Kingdom

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Codec Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Merger/Acquisition 28-Jun-2023 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Seed Round 15-Jan-2020 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Seed Round 01-May-2018 00.000 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Angel (individual) 31-Aug-2017 00.000 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Angel (individual) 04-Apr-2016 00000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 22-Feb-2016 00.00 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 20-Jan-2016 $73K $287K Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 15-May-2015 $214K $214K 00.000 Completed Startup
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Codec Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Ordinary 00,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Ordinary 0,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 0.000
Ordinary 00,000 00.000000 000 000 00 000 0.000
Ordinary 00,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Ordinary 3,855 $0.014048 $26.06 $26.06 1x $26.06 1.45%
Ordinary 32,560 $0.014048 $6.04 $6.04 1x $6.04 12.26%
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Codec Comparisons

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Codec Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
NetBase Quid Venture Capital-Backed Santa Clara, CA 000 00000 000000000 00000
Squirro Venture Capital-Backed Zurich, Switzerland 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
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Codec Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Alasdair Lloyd-Jones Co-Chief Executive Officer
Tom Blah Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Martin Adams Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
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Codec 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

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Codec Former Investors (8)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
500 Global Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreas Metaxa Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Force Over Mass Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
La Maison des startups Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
Nancy Fechnay Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Codec FAQs

  • When was Codec founded?

    Codec was founded in 2014.

  • Who is the founder of Codec?

    Tom Blah, Angus Donaldson, Martin Adams, and Thomas Graham are the founders of Codec.

  • Who is the CEO of Codec?

    Alasdair Lloyd-Jones and Martin Adams are the CEOs of Codec.

  • Where is Codec headquartered?

    Codec is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Codec?

    Codec has 53 total employees.

  • What industry is Codec in?

    Codec’s primary industry is Business/Productivity Software.

  • Is Codec a private or public company?

    Codec is a Private company.

  • What is Codec’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Codec is 00000.

  • How much funding has Codec raised over time?

    Codec has raised $12M.

  • Who are Codec’s investors?

    500 Global, Andreas Metaxa, Force Over Mass Capital, La Maison des startups, and Nancy Fechnay are 5 of 8 investors who have invested in Codec.

  • Who are Codec’s competitors?

    NetBase Quid and Squirro are competitors of Codec.

  • When was Codec acquired?

    Codec was acquired on 28-Jun-2023.

  • Who acquired Codec?

    Codec was acquired by Pentad.

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