Digg Overview

  • Founded
  • 2004
  • 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 the most interesting and 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
Primary Office
  • 50 Eldridge Street
  • New York, NY 10002
  • 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. 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 Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Information Services (B2C)
New York, NY
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Digg Competitors (27)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Bloglovin' Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 000.00 0000000000 0 000.00
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Berkeley, CA 000 000 000000&0 000
000 00000 Venture Capital-Backed Mountain View, CA 00 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
000 (00000 0000000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 00000000000 00000
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Digg Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Michael Young Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Amar Francisco Controller
Peter Ng Director, Engineering
Naima Jinnah Head of Operations & Partnerships
Joshua Auerbach Board Member & Interim Chief Executive Officer
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Digg Board Members (5)

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

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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 Other Majority 000 0000 000000 0
DG Ventures (Japan) 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
00000000.000 16-Oct-2009 000000000000000000 Application Software
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Digg Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000.000 16-Oct-2009 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000
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