Hooked Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2014

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 36


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Investors
  • 55

Hooked General Information


Developer of a mobile media company intended to provide movies and shows to consumers. The company's proprietary technology uses artificial intelligence to predict hits based on billions of data points that are tracked at each step of the content development funnel, enabling viewers to get trending content.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Application Software
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Corporate Office
  • 930 Alabama Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • United States

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Hooked Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Oct-2022 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 02-May-2017 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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Hooked Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A-4 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A-3 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A-2 3,247,128 $0.000100 $0.06 $0.94 $0.94 1x $0.94 14.17%
Series A-1 2,500,000 $0.000100 $0.25 $4.17 $4.17 1x $4.17 10.82%
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Hooked Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Entertainment Software
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Santa Monica, CA
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Hooked Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Mammoth Media Venture Capital-Backed Santa Monica, CA 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
Scribd Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Hooked Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Prerna Gupta Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & President
Parag Chordia Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Esha Gupta Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer & Content Director
Sunil Rajaraman Advisor
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Hooked Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Isabel Lima Self Board Member 000 0000
João Arantes e Oliveira Self Board Member 000 0000
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Hooked 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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Hooked Investors (55)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
500 Global Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Aasif Mandvi Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
A.Capital Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Aditya Nagarsheth Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Anjula Acharia-Bath Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Hooked FAQs

  • When was Hooked founded?

    Hooked was founded in 2014.

  • Who is the founder of Hooked?

    Prerna Gupta, Parag Chordia Ph.D, and Esha Gupta are the founders of Hooked.

  • Who is the CEO of Hooked?

    Prerna Gupta is the CEO of Hooked.

  • Where is Hooked headquartered?

    Hooked is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of Hooked?

    Hooked has 36 total employees.

  • What industry is Hooked in?

    Hooked’s primary industry is Entertainment Software.

  • Is Hooked a private or public company?

    Hooked is a Private company.

  • What is Hooked’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Hooked is 00000.

  • How much funding has Hooked raised over time?

    Hooked has raised $15.5M.

  • Who are Hooked’s investors?

    500 Global, Aasif Mandvi, A.Capital Ventures, Aditya Nagarsheth, and Anjula Acharia-Bath are 5 of 55 investors who have invested in Hooked.

  • Who are Hooked’s competitors?

    Mammoth Media and Scribd are competitors of Hooked.

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