Hooked Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 37
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $15.5M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 35

Hooked General Information

Description

Developer of a mobile application intended to make reading addictive for teens. The company's platform presents stories as a bite-sized text message conversation, making it seem like someone else's chat history, enabling readers to read snappy, spooky and fun content.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Social Content
Entertainment Software
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
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Hooked Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 02-May-2017 $15.5M 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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Hooked Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
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

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Developer of a mobile application intended to make reading addictive for teens. The company's platform presents stories
Publishing
San Francisco, CA
37 As of 2021
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Hooked Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Instaread Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Berlin, Germany 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
Parag Chordia Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Esha Gupta Director of Community
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
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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Hooked Investors (35)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
500 Startups Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
5xmais Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
A.Capital Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bossa Nova Investimentos Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Chris Sang Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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