Fakespot Overview

  • Founded
  • 2018
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 11
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Early Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.75M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 4

Fakespot General Information

Description

Developer of an online data authentication platform designed to prevent fake and misleading content from deceiving consumers. The company's application software analyzes product reviews and provides potential buyers with a grade based on the authenticity of the review, enabling consumers to detect fake reviews on Amazon, TripAdvisor, Yelp and the Apple App Store.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Social/Platform Software
Other Industries
Application Software
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • New York, NY 10005
  • United States

Fakespot Timeline

20192020
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Fakespot Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Early Stage VC 15-May-2020 $1.75M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 05-Feb-2020 00000 00.000 00.00 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 04-Oct-2018 $1.48M $1.48M Completed Startup
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Fakespot Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Fakespot Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
BestCompany Corporation Pleasant Grove, UT 00
0000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00000 000000&0
00000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Walnut, CA 00 00000 000000000 00000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 000.00 000000 - 000 000.00
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Fakespot Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Saoud Khalifah Co-Founder, Board Member, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Robert Gross Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
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Fakespot Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
Doc Parghi SRI Capital Board Member 000 0000
Jeremy Patuto Fakespot Board Member 000 0000
Saoud Khalifah Fakespot Co-Founder, Board Member, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer 000 0000
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Fakespot 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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Fakespot Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
500 Startups Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Beresford Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Faith Capital Holding Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
SRI Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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