Sphere Overview

  • Founded
  • 2005

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $25M

Sphere General Information


Provider of content tools and advanced search algorithms intended to connect current articles to contextually relevant content from archives as well as from blog posts, media articles, videos, photos, and ads from across the web.. The company focuses on conversational media and provides integrated contextual articles and videos, dynamic in-text topic integration, enabling publishers to have contextual widgets for bloggers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

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Sphere Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Merger/Acquisition 15-Apr-2008 $25M 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 02-May-2006 00.000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round Completed Startup
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Sphere 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 00.000
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Sphere Former Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Eric Kagan Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Hearst Publishing Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Hearst Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
KPG Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Trident Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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