The Tempest Overview

  • Founded
  • 2016
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 106
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $191K
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 1

The Tempest General Information


Developer of an online social blogging platform designed to share stories, news and trending topics. The company's platform combines user-generated content, original video and audio and a custom-designed backend, enabling women to post their own articles, news, videos, stories and conversations.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Accelerator/Incubator Backed
Primary Industry
Social Content
Primary Office
  • 10900 Research Boulevard
  • Suite 160C #3022
  • Austin, TX 78759
  • United States

The Tempest Timeline

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The Tempest Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Grant 16-Aug-2020 $191K 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 20-Feb-2018 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 19-Jan-2017 $50K $50K Completed Generating Revenue
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The Tempest Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Austin, TX
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The Tempest Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
BuzzFeed Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
000000 Accelerator/Incubator Backed Berkeley, CA 000000000000
00000 0000000 Formerly VC-backed Los Angeles, CA 000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
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The Tempest Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Laila Alawa Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & President
Mashal Waqar Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Farwa Farshori Chief Growth Officer
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The Tempest 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

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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The Tempest Investors (1)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
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