Blinkist transforms the big ideas from the world’s best nonfiction books into powerful little packs users can read or listen to in 15 minutes. Blinkist’s business model is a consumer subscription model. People can sign up for a free trial to test it, and if they want to go on afterwards, they can sign up for an annual subscription which costs between 50 and 80 dollars, depending on the content and features.

Company Growth (employees)
Berlin, DE
Size (employees)
82 (est)+6%
Blinkist was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Berlin, DE

Blinkist Office Locations

Blinkist has an office in Berlin
Berlin, DE (HQ)
223 Sonnenallee

Blinkist Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$20.1 m

Latest funding size

$9 m

Time since last funding

8 months


Blinkist's latest funding round in January 2017 was reported to be $9 m. In total, Blinkist has raised $20.1 m

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Blinkist News and Updates

Growth Story: How learning app Blinkist became one of Europe’s fastest growing startups

Growth Story is a new four-question format we’re doing about startups finding and influencing a defining metric that helped really grow their company. This week the CEO and co-founder of Blinkist, Holger Seim, shares valuable insights into growing a subscription-based B2C service. Blinkist is a serv…

Blinkist launches a magazine that’s the cliff’s notes for picking your cliff’s notes

Blinkist takes non-fiction books and offers them in an abridged format, allowing users to understand the key concepts and ideas of these books within 15 minutes via kindle, the mobile app or on the web. This month the company launched Blinkist Magazine, making it easy to explore new book suggestions…

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