The Local Overview

  • Founded
  • 2004
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 48
  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

The Local General Information


Operator of a news publishing company intended to offer digital news through an online platform. The company provides independent, daily reporting from around Europe is published in several countries in local language, and covers from the biggest breaking news stories of the day to the subtleties of local cultures and customs, enabling readers to stay aware and updated about the current events, politics, business, sports and culture.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • The Park Södra
  • Magnus Ladulåsgatan 3
  • 118 65 Stockholm
  • Sweden
+46 0656-50 00
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The Local Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Secondary Transaction - Private 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC 16-May-2011 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2007 Completed Startup
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The Local Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Stockholm, Sweden
48 As of 2021
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New York, NY
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The Local Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
000 0000 000000 00 Corporation New York, NY 00000
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The Local Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
James Savage Co-Founder, Publisher & Chief Executive Officer
James Pearn Chief Technology Officer
Paul Rapacioli Co-Founder & Board Member
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The Local Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Lisa Niclazon Self Board Member 000 0000
Mark Ridley Self Board Member 000 0000
Paul Rapacioli The Local Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
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The Local 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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