SmartBrief Overview

  • Founded
  • 1999
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $37.4M
Latest Deal Amount

SmartBrief General Information


Provider of online publishing services intended to provide targeted business news and information. The company's services offer data-driven advertising solutions to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 leading trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities, , enabling media agencies to reach engaged and relevant audiences using display, video and content marketing platforms.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Social/Platform Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 555 11th Street Northwest
  • Suite 600
  • Washington, DC 20004
  • United States
+1 (202) 000-0000
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SmartBrief Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Merger/Acquisition 29-Jul-2019 $37.4M 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 17-Jan-2008 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 25-Aug-2004 00000 00.000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 06-Feb-2002 $373K $373K Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC Completed Startup
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SmartBrief Comparisons

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SmartBrief Competitors (42)

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DMNews Corporate Backed or Acquired New York, NY 00 000000&0
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000000000 00000 00 Corporation Twickenham, United Kingdom
000000 00000 (0000 Formerly PE-Backed Norwalk, CT 00 000000000000
0000 00000 Private Equity-Backed Reading, United Kingdom 0000 00.00 000000000000
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SmartBrief Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Rick Stamberger Chief Executive Officer & President
Daniel O'Brien Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Otte Vice President of Administration & Chief Human Resources Officer
Janis Becker Director, Talent Acquistion and Development
Amanda Darman-Allen Chief Partnership Officer
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SmartBrief Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
Thomas Wheeler Self Co-Founder & Chairman 000 0000
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SmartBrief Former Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Audere Capital Partners Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
LiveWire Labs Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Venturehouse Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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