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2004 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
91-100 EMPLOYEES
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
Description

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 the most interesting and talked about stories on the internet.

Website
Formerly Known As
News.me
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Social Content
Social/Platform Software
Parent Company
BuySellAds
Primary Office
  • 50 Eldridge Street
  • New York, NY 10002
  • United States
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Digg Valuation and 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. Buyout/LBO 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 Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 0000000 16-Oct-2009 000000000000000000 Application Software
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Digg Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000 0000000 16-Oct-2009 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
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Digg Former Investors (20)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Betaworks Venture Capital Majority 000 0000 000000 0
DG Incubation Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Floodgate Fund Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Gannett Company Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Digg Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Joshua Auerbach Board Member & Interim Chief Executive Officer
Michael Young Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Amar Francisco Controller
Peter Ng Director, Engineering
Naima Jinnah Head of Operations & Partnerships

2 Former Executives

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Digg Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
Andrew McLaughlin JD Self Executive Chairman 000 0000
Joshua Auerbach Digg Board Member & Interim Chief Executive Officer 000 0000

3 Former Board Members

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