Wondery Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2016

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 347

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $300M

Wondery General Information

Description

Provider of a podcast network intended to connect storytellers to a world of entertainment and knowledge. The company's network provides on-demand audio service and creates and curates immersive podcasts in the entertainment, true crime, personal growth, business and history verticals, enabling writers to get a new storytelling medium with increased exposure along with advertising representation.

Contact Information

Website
www.wondery.com
Formerly Known As
Wondery, Inc.
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 9300 Culver Boulevard
  • Suite 201
  • Los Angeles, CA 90232
  • United States

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Wondery Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Merger/Acquisition 30-Dec-2020 $300M 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 27-Jun-2019 0000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 28-Mar-2018 00.000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Angel (individual) $3.04M $3.06M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Apr-2016 $25K $25K Completed Generating Revenue
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Wondery Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00
Series A1 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A 3,179,310 $0.000100 $1.42 $1.42 1x $1.42 18.42%
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Wondery Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Los Angeles, CA
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Wondery Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Deezer Formerly PE-Backed Paris, France 000 00000 000000000 00000
TuneIn Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
Acast Formerly VC-backed Stockholm, Sweden 000 00000 00000000 00000
Luminary (Movies, Music and Entertainment) Venture Capital-Backed Chicago, IL 00 00000 00000000000 00000
HowStuffWorks Formerly VC-backed Marina Del Rey, CA 0000 0000 000000&0 0000
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Wondery Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jennifer Sargent Chief Executive Officer
Marshall Lewy Chief Content Officer
UnJu Paik Global Head of Business Affairs
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Wondery Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
Sophie Turner-Laing Self Board Member 000 0000
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Wondery Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-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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Wondery Former Investors (14)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Advancit Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
BAM Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Fox Networks Group Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Greycroft Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Wondery Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Podfront U.K. 11-Jul-2019 00000 0000 Entertainment Software 0000000 0
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Wondery Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Podfront U.K. 11-Jul-2019 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Wondery FAQs

  • When was Wondery founded?

    Wondery was founded in 2016.

  • Who is the founder of Wondery?

    Hernan Lopez is the founder of Wondery.

  • Who is the CEO of Wondery?

    Jennifer Sargent is the CEO of Wondery.

  • Where is Wondery headquartered?

    Wondery is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

  • What is the size of Wondery?

    Wondery has 347 total employees.

  • What industry is Wondery in?

    Wondery’s primary industry is Entertainment Software.

  • Is Wondery a private or public company?

    Wondery is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Wondery?

    The current valuation of Wondery is 00000.

  • What is Wondery’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Wondery is 00000.

  • How much funding has Wondery raised over time?

    Wondery has raised $18M.

  • Who are Wondery’s investors?

    Advancit Capital, BAM Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Fox Networks Group, and Greycroft are 5 of 14 investors who have invested in Wondery.

  • Who are Wondery’s competitors?

    Deezer, TuneIn, Acast, Luminary (Movies, Music and Entertainment), and HowStuffWorks are some of the 7 competitors of Wondery.

  • When was Wondery acquired?

    Wondery was acquired on 30-Dec-2020.

  • Who acquired Wondery?

    Wondery was acquired by Amazon.com.

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