Digg Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2004

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 96


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Digg General Information


Provider of a news aggregator platform designed to curate a relevant and compelling mix of technology, sports, entertainment, humor and political content. The company's platform offers an editorially driven front page, aiming to select stories related to science, politics, and viral internet issues, enabling users to find, read, and share talked-about stories on the internet.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Social Content
Social/Platform Software
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 18 Shipyard Drive
  • Hingham, MA 02043
  • United States

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Digg Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 25-Apr-2018 000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 13-Sep-2016 000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Restart - Later VC (Series A) 13-Nov-2015 000 000 Completed Restart
4. Merger/Acquisition 12-Jul-2012 00000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 24-Sep-2008 000.00 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 15-Dec-2006 $8.55M $11.3M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 19-Oct-2005 $2.74M $2.74M Completed Product Development
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Digg Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Information Services (B2C)
Hingham, MA
96 As of 2016
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San Francisco, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Digg Competitors (19)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Reddit Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.000 00000000 00.000
MeWe Venture Capital-Backed Los Angeles, CA 00 000.00 000000000000 000.00
We Heart It Private Equity-Backed Los Angeles, CA 00 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Activate Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 00 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Breitbart Formerly VC-backed Los Angeles, CA 0000 00000000000 0000
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Digg Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Amar Francisco Controller
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Digg 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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Digg Former Investors (20)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Al Avery Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Betaworks Accelerator/Incubator Majority 000 0000 000000 0
DG Ventures (Digital Garage Ventures) Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Floodgate Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Digg Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
WeFollow.com 16-Oct-2009 0000000000 Information Services (B2C)
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Digg Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
WeFollow.com 16-Oct-2009 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
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Digg FAQs

  • When was Digg founded?

    Digg was founded in 2004.

  • Who is the founder of Digg?

    Michael Young and Jay Adelson are the founders of Digg.

  • Where is Digg headquartered?

    Digg is headquartered in Hingham, MA.

  • What is the size of Digg?

    Digg has 96 total employees.

  • What industry is Digg in?

    Digg’s primary industry is Information Services (B2C).

  • Is Digg a private or public company?

    Digg is a Private company.

  • What is Digg’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Digg is 00000.

  • How much funding has Digg raised over time?

    Digg has raised $4M.

  • Who are Digg’s investors?

    Al Avery, Andreessen Horowitz, Betaworks, DG Ventures (Digital Garage Ventures), and Floodgate Fund are 5 of 20 investors who have invested in Digg.

  • Who are Digg’s competitors?

    Reddit, MeWe, We Heart It, Activate, and Breitbart are some of the 19 competitors of Digg.

  • When was Digg acquired?

    Digg was acquired on 25-Apr-2018.

  • Who acquired Digg?

    Digg was acquired by BuySellAds.

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