Watchup Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 9
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Watchup General Information


Developer of a streaming news application designed to reinvent the way to watch news with a personalized, multi-channel experience. The company offers streaming news service by aggregating content into a single application from 170 news sources, allowing its users to customize their newscasts and select the segments that they are interested in, offering a multi-channel experience.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Application Software
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Social Content
Primary Office
  • 1047 El Camino Real
  • Suite 202
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000
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Watchup Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 31-Jan-2017 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC 06-Nov-2014 00.000 00.000 Completed Startup
4. Accelerator/Incubator 06-May-2014 0000 00.000 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC 04-Feb-2014 000 00.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC 10-Dec-2012 $500K $500K Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
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Watchup Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Watchup Competitors (29)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
News360 Formerly VC-backed San Mateo, CA 00 000 000000&0 000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Bangalore, India 000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 00 0000 00000000000 0000
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Shanghai, China 0000 00000 00000000 00000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Noida, India 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
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Watchup Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Adriano Farano Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
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Watchup 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

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Watchup Former Investors (13)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Donald Hutchison Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
InnoSpring Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Not-For-Profit Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kevin D'Silva Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
McClatchy PE-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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