Flipboard

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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, US
Websiteflipboard.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)165(-2%)
Job Openings1
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Flipboard

Mike McCue

Mike McCue

CEO & Co-Founder
Kal Amin

Kal Amin

COO
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Flipboard Office Locations

Flipboard has offices in Redwood City, New York, Palo Alto and Beijing
Redwood City, US (HQ)
811 Hamilton St
New York, US
New York, NY, USA
Palo Alto, US
735 Emerson St
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Flipboard Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2010

Flipboard total Funding

$210.9 m

Flipboard latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

5 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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Flipboard Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Flipboard Online and Social Media Presence

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Flipboard News and Updates

Flipboard rolls out Storyboards as a new way to highlight content

Flipboard is giving news publishers and other curators on the platform a new way to highlight content through a format called Storyboards. Until now, Flipboard has largely focused on its Smart Magazines, which are ongoing collections that mix human and algorithmic curation, allowing readers to dive …

'What is Flipboard Briefing?': How to use or disable the social news app's personal magazine feature on Android

Flipboard Briefing is a digital "personal magazine" that delivers news and content to your phone based on your interests. The Flipboard Briefing app is not available on iOS devices and is limited to Samsung Android phones and tablets. The Flipboard Briefing app comes pre-installed on many newer Sa…

News-reading app Flipboard expands local coverage, including coronavirus updates, to 12 more U.S. metros

Earlier this year, personalized news aggregation app Flipboard expanded into local news. The feature brought local news, sports, real estate, weather, transportation news and more to 23 cities across the U.S. Today, Flipboard is bringing local news to 12 more U.S. metros and is adding critical coron…

Flipboard goes beyond the magazine with Flipboard TV

The personalized reading app is curating professional video, showing it without ads, and charging $3 a month. In July, Flipboard will turn 10. The app has evolved a lot over its first decade: It started out as an early killer app for the then-new iPad but is now most popular on smartphones. All alon…

Flipboard expands into local news

Flipboard, the personalized news aggregation app used by 145 million users per month, is today launching a new feature aimed at bringing local news coverage to 23 cities across the U.S. and Canada, including major metros like New York, L.A, San Francisco, Seattle, D.C., Boston, Dallas, Chicago, and …

Best Way To Get News Online: Flipboard

It will come as no surprise to most Americans that more people are getting news from social media than from traditional print newspapers.
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Flipboard Blogs

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 7: The Flipboard EDU Community

In this episode, we have three amazing guests who are the backbone of the Flipboard EDU community: Janette Speyer and Terry Porter chat with Michael Toothman about the many creative ways to use Flipboard. In case you don’t know, Janette is a marketing executive/partner at Hot Ice Media, and Terry Po…

What’s Important When Bringing Technology into the Classroom

Bringing devices into schools is one thing, but Stacie Boudrie, an Assistant Director of Technology and Integration Specialist in Wharton, Texas, emphasizes how essential it is to integrate technology into the classroom using an intentional, step-by-step process. She believes that technology is more…

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 6: School Culture and Innovation in COVID-19 with George Couros

In this episode, we conclude our conversation with author George Couros about valuable professional learning connections for educators. George clarifies the “networker” characteristic, which is one of the eight characteristics of an “innovative mindset” that he wrote about in his book. He details th…

All About Group Magazines

Group magazines are great for uniting communities and teams around content. For example, best friends or family can share memories in one place, a class may collect articles for a project, or a company can privately share updates with employees. Here’s how to create a group magazine in 3 easy steps:…

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 5: Innovating Inside the Box and Building Relationships with George Couros

In this episode of the “Flipboard EDU Podcast,” we talk about building relationships in the COVID-19 era with educator and author George Couros. George has served students for over 20 years in key roles as a teacher, principal, technology coordinator, and district administrator. He is also a highly …

8 Indispensable Resources For Distance Learning, Curated By Educators

Most schools will remain closed until the end of the school year and some have already announced that fall classes will also be taught online. And even when schools reopen, in-person class time is likely to be limited. Many teachers, as well as parents, are finding new tools and learning new skills …
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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 and Kal Amin.

  • 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.