Brandwatch is an enterprise social intelligence company, allowing users to analyze and utilize conversations from across the social web. The company offers products that provide a suite of features to collect the necessary data and deliver insights, through graphing, categorization, geolocation, metadata, and other components. It provides Brandwatch Consumer Research, an archive of public consumer opinions analyzing data; Vizia, a platform that distributes visually-engaging insights to the physical places where the action happens; and Brandwatch Audiences that identifies influencers, networks, and trends. The company also offers Developer APIs that connect its clients' data and insights to their systems.

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Parent CompanyCision
HQBrighton, GB
Brandwatch was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Brighton, GB

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Key People/Management at Brandwatch

Giles Palmer

Giles Palmer

CEO and Founder
Bex Carson

Bex Carson

Chief Product Officer
Mark Heeley

Mark Heeley

Non-Executive Board Member
Chris Bingham

Chris Bingham

Chief Technical Officer
Dan Freund

Dan Freund

Chief Revenue Officer
Dylan Marvin

Dylan Marvin

Chief Legal Officer
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Brandwatch Office Locations

Brandwatch has offices in Brighton, London, Boston, New York and in 6 other locations
Brighton, GB (HQ)
Sovereign House Church Street, 1st Floor
London, GB
5, Blue Fin Bldg, 110 Southwark St
Sydney, AU
383 George St
Paris, FR
92 Av. des Champs-Élysées
Berlin, DE
Stralauer Allee 6
Stuttgart, DE
Leuschnerstraße 12
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Brandwatch Financials and Metrics

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$61 m


In total, Brandwatch had raised $61 m. Brandwatch is a subsidiary of Cision

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Brandwatch's revenue was reported to be £82.71 m in FY, 2019 which is a 68.7% increase from the previous period.
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Brandwatch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
QriouslyMarch 28, 2019
Crimson HexagonOctober 04, 2018
BuzzSumoOctober 11, 2017
PeerIndex LtdDecember 17, 2014£10 m
Soy GuapoDecember 17, 2014£10 m
Brandwatch GmbH
Brandwatch International (Australia) Pty Ltd
Brandwatch LLC
Brandwatch Pte Ltd
Buzzsumo LLC
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Brandwatch Revenue Breakdown

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Brandwatch revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 62.2% from Americas, 7.8% from APAC / Rest of World, 15.3% from United Kingdom and 14.7% from Europe

Brandwatch Online and Social Media Presence

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Brandwatch News and Updates

Brandwatch is acquired by Cision for $450M, creating a PR, marketing and social listening giant

Online consumer intelligence and social media listening platform Brandwatch has been acquired by Cision, best known for its media monitoring and media contact database services, for $450 million, in a combined cash and shares deal. TechCrunch understands Brandwatch’s key executive team will be stayi…

Brandwatch Unveils Integrated Consumer Research Product at Annual User Conference

CHICAGO, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Brandwatch – the $100m leader in social intelligence – previewed its new Consumer Research flagship product to an audience of 500 brands just six months after its merger with Crimson Hexagon. The reveal took place at Brandwatch's annual Now You...

Brandwatch turns its war-chest on acquiring market research startup Qriously

In the past few years it’s become increasingly evident that while social media was a fantastic new way to get into the minds of people and understand what they thought in order to sell them things, you couldn’t just rely on the blathering of millions of people. You also had to literally ask them que…

Brandwatch & Crimson Hexagon Fusionnent

Deux leaders du marché de l'analyse de données fusionnent afin de créer de nouveaux produits menés par intelligence artificielle afin de vous aider à mieux comprendre vos consommateurs NEW YORK, 4 octobre 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aujourd'hui Brandwatch et Crimson Hexagon, deux principaux...

Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon to merge into $100M social intelligence provider

Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon Inc., two of the biggest players in the social media intelligence market, today revealed plans to merge into a single entity with annual recurring revenues of $100 million. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year. The combined company will launch under th…

Brandwatch & Crimson Hexagon Merge

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. This merger, expected to close in Q4, creates a c. $100 million annual recurring revenue business that will move forward...
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Brandwatch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brandwatch founded?

    Brandwatch was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Brandwatch key executives?

    Brandwatch's key executives are Giles Palmer, Bex Carson and Mark Heeley.

  • How many employees does Brandwatch have?

    Brandwatch has 524 employees.

  • What is Brandwatch revenue?

    Latest Brandwatch annual revenue is £82.7 m.

  • What is Brandwatch revenue per employee?

    Latest Brandwatch revenue per employee is £157.8 k.

  • Who are Brandwatch competitors?

    Competitors of Brandwatch include Yonder, Meltwater and Tracx.

  • Where is Brandwatch headquarters?

    Brandwatch headquarters is located at Sovereign House Church Street, 1st Floor, Brighton.

  • Where are Brandwatch offices?

    Brandwatch has offices in Brighton, London, Boston, New York and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Brandwatch have?

    Brandwatch has 10 offices.