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Flipboard is a social-network aggregation, magazine-format mobile app localized in more than 20 languages. The software collects content from social media and other websites, presents it in magazine format, and allows users to "flip" through their social-networking feeds and feeds from websites that have partnered with the company.

Flipboard collects quality content on one's favorite topics from the world’s most trusted sources and presents them in a beautiful magazine format. There’s a magazine for everyone—from photography to productivity, travel to technology, fashion to food. And with everything in one place, reading, collecting and sharing stories.

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Websiteflipboard.com
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)165(-2%)
Job Openings12
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Flipboard

Mike McCue

Mike McCue

CEO & Co-Founder

Flipboard Office Locations

Flipboard has offices in Redwood City, New York, Palo Alto and Beijing
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
811 Hamilton St
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
Palo Alto, CA, US
555 Bryant St #352
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Flipboard Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

Flipboard total Funding

$210.9 m

Flipboard latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Flipboard investors

Flipboard's latest funding round in July 2015 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Flipboard has raised $210.9 m
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Flipboard Operating Metrics

Feb, 2015Jun, 2015Feb, 2017

Monthly Active Subscribers

40 m70 m100 m
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Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Flipboard Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Flipboard Online and Social Media Presence

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Flipboard Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    86/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    85/100

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Flipboard News and Updates

Flipboard Designs Top Topics Around Creators and Curators

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Flipboard rolls out new features and expert coverage to make its platform a destination for photographers and photography enthusiasts. This is part of a larger initiative to redesign top topics around communities, putting expert...

Flipboard rolls out newsfeed personalization tools to save you from doomscrolling

Facebook is preparing to adjust its News Feed to de-emphasize political posts and current events, but news reader Flipboard is instead rolling out an update that puts users in control of their own feeds. The company announced this morning the launch of a new controller on the cover of its own main n…

Flipboard expands its local coverage to more than 1,000 cities and towns

News aggregator Flipboard‘s local coverage is making what product lead Brian Gottesman described as a “quantum leap,” expanding from 60 topics (a.k.a. cities, towns and communities that you can follow) to more than 1,000. While Flipboard has allowed users to follow stories focused on major cities li…

Flipboard now lets you follow local news for 1,000+ cities and towns

In the COVID-19 era, local news matters more than ever—but it can be tough to track down. The magazine-style reading app hopes to help. In January 2020, Flipboard—the magazine-esque app for reading and sharing content from a multitude of sources—introduced a new feature designed to help people find …

Flipboard brings its ad-supported ‘Flipboard TV’ video service to all users

News app Flipboard is further expanding into video with Flipboard TV. The company’s curated video service first launched earlier this year as a Samsung exclusive, and is now making its way to all Flipboard users in the U.S. With today’s launch, the service will offer users access to video from hundr…

How to add a Flipboard widget to your iPhone or Android device screen

When you add a Flipboard widget to your phone, you can see the latest news stories on your home or lock screen. The process of adding a Flipboard widget is different for Android and iOS users, but both platforms can easily add a widget. To add the Flipboard widget, you'll already need to have an a…
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Flipboard Blogs

Colin Kaepernick to publish memoir aimed at young adults

The former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who lost his playing career after kneeling during pre-game performances of the national anthem to protest police killings of Black people, plans to put out a memoir aimed at young adult audiences, the athlete and the book’s publisher announced …

New York to investigate social media platforms used by Buffalo shooter

New York attorney general Letitia James on Wednesday said her office is investigating social media companies the Buffalo grocery store gunman used to plan, promote and stream the massacre that left 10 dead. James said in a tweet her office will investigate Twitch, 4chan, 8chan and Discord along with…

‘Deadly step backwards’: US traffic deaths soar to highest total in 16 years

Nearly 43,000 people were killed on US roads last year, the highest number in 16 years, as Americans returned to the roads after the coronavirus pandemic forced many to stay at home. The 10.5% jump over 2020 numbers was the largest percentage increase since the National Highway Traffic Safety …

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli released from prison early

Martin Shkreli, the “Pharma Bro” entrepreneur who astronomically increased the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000%, and became a symbol of corporate Wall Street greed, has been released from prison. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said he had been released to a …

Republican ‘big lie’ supporters triumph in sign of Trump’s enduring power

Republican candidates who questioned, denied and challenged the results of the 2020 presidential election won a string of consequential primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina this week, a testament to the enduring power of Donald Trump’s voter fraud myth, which continues to animate the …

Buffalo shooting followed tripling of gun sales in 30 years, ATF figures reveal

Gun sales in the US have soared in recent years as the nation struggles to come to terms with the latest mass shooting, a horrific racist attack in Buffalo. According to new figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the manufacture of firearms has tripled in two …
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Flipboard Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Flipboard founded?

    Flipboard was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Flipboard key executives?

    Flipboard's key executives are Mike McCue.

  • How many employees does Flipboard have?

    Flipboard has 165 employees.

  • Who are Flipboard competitors?

    Competitors of Flipboard include Digg, 9GAG and WittyFeed.

  • Where is Flipboard headquarters?

    Flipboard headquarters is located at 811 Hamilton St, Redwood City.

  • Where are Flipboard offices?

    Flipboard has offices in Redwood City, New York, Palo Alto and Beijing.

  • How many offices does Flipboard have?

    Flipboard has 4 offices.