NewsGuard Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2018

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 71

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $5M

  • Investors
  • 30

NewsGuard General Information

Description

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
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Information Services (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • 25 West 52nd Street
  • New York, NY 10019
  • United States
+1 (740) 000-0000

NewsGuard Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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NewsGuard Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Later Stage VC (Series B) 18-Oct-2023 $5M 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 15-Feb-2023 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Merger/Acquisition 11-Sep-2020 Cancelled 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
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 0.000
Series A-2 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A-1 6,738,823 $0.001000 $1.29 $1.29 1x $1.29 20.24%
Series A 7,547,430 $0.001000 $0.92 $0.92 1x $0.92 22.67%
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NewsGuard Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Gordon Crovitz JD Co-Founder, Board Member, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Editor-In-Chief
Steven Brill Co-Founder, Board Member, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Editor-In-Chief
Mikey Wang Chief Technology Officer
Nerissa Beekharry Controller
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NewsGuard Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
Elise Jordan NewsGuard Board Member & Advisor 000 0000
Gordon Crovitz JD NewsGuard Co-Founder, Board Member, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Editor-In-Chief 000 0000
Jim Cohen JD Fitz Gate Ventures Board Observer 000 0000
Mark Poag JD Fitz Gate Ventures Board Observer 000 0000
Nicholas Penniman IV NewsGuard Board Member 000 0000
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NewsGuard 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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NewsGuard Investors (30)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Alex Michel Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Blue Haven Initiative Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bruce Mehlman Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Charlotte Hill Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Cox Investment Holdings. Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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