Hacker Noon Overview

  • Founded
  • 2013
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 6
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Investors
  • 24

Hacker Noon General Information


Operator of an independent publishing platform intended to provide readers with honest, unfettered stories and opinions written by real tech professionals. The company's platform allows individuals to visit the site, start writing and have their post reviewed and improved by a professional editor for distribution, enabling individuals with stories on what matters in the technology industry.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Social Content
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • PO Box 2206
  • Edwards, CO 81632
  • United States

Hacker Noon Timeline

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Hacker Noon Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Later Stage VC 01-Aug-2020 000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Corporate 10-Jun-2020 000 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Equity Crowdfunding 01-Feb-2019 $1.07M 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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Hacker Noon Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Smooke Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Linh Smooke Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Dane Lyons Chief Product Officer
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Hacker Noon 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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Hacker Noon Investors (24)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Initialized Capital Management Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Coil Technologies VC-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ajeet Khurana Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alexis Ohanian Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Claudio Cherubino Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Hacker Noon Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 000000000 13-Sep-2018 000000000 00000 00 Buildings and Property 00000 000000
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