NewsGuard Overview

  • Founded
  • 2018

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 62

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • (Cancelled)
  • Investors
  • 22

NewsGuard General Information


Developer of a news and content rating platform designed to distinguish between credible and fraudulent content. The company's platform assists in providing social-media information and researches news and content rating service that is curated by accountable, qualified professionals, enabling technology platforms to offer its users trustworthy content.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • 25 West 52nd Street
  • New York, NY 10019
  • United States
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NewsGuard Timeline

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NewsGuard Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Merger/Acquisition 11-Sep-2020 Cancelled Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 31-Jul-2019 000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 23-Feb-2018 $6M $6M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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NewsGuard Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
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NewsGuard Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Steven Brill Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Mikey Wang Chief Technology Officer
Nerissa Beekharry Controller
Gordon Crovitz JD Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
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NewsGuard Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
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


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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NewsGuard Investors (22)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Blue Haven Initiative Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Charlotte Hill Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Cox Investment Holdings. Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Eijk van Otterloo Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Eugene Bewkes Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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