LookSmart Overview

  • Founded
  • 1996
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 18
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 7
  • Investments
  • 3

LookSmart General Information

Description

Provider of a search-advertising network. The company supports its advertiser base through a syndicated network specializing in pay-per-click text ads. The company's platform optimizes traffic from publishers and other networks to benefit its advertisers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Internet Retail
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 50 California Street
  • 16th Floor
  • San Francisco, CA 94111
  • United States
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LookSmart Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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LookSmart Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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San Francisco, CA
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LookSmart Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Search Optics Private Equity-Backed San Diego, CA 000 000000000 -
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0000000000 Formerly VC-backed Boston, MA 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Pasadena, CA 000 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
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LookSmart Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Michael Onghai Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
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LookSmart Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000000 000000 Self Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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LookSmart Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
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

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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LookSmart Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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LookSmart Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 06-Sep-2013 0000000000: 000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
0000 01-Jan-2003 000000000000000000 00.00 Information Services (B2C)
WiseNut 13-Mar-2002 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Internet Software
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LookSmart Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000000000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) San Francisco, CA 0000
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LookSmart Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000 01-Jan-2003 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
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