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, CA, US
Websiteflipboard.com
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)165(-2%)
Job Openings8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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
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

6 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

87/100

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Flipboard Online and Social Media Presence

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Flipboard Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    88/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    85/100

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Flipboard News and Updates

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…

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…
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Flipboard Blogs

A Greener Flipboard: Our Commitment to Climate Change Coverage

Some media companies treat climate change news as “necessary medicine” for their audiences. You need this info, it’s good for you, but we know you’re not going to like it. And it’s hard to blame readers for disinterest or fatalism. “How many headlines about the hottest month on record do you want me…

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 42: Teaching with Prezi Video and Rob Bayuk

For over a year now we all have been teaching with video. Quite frankly, teaching with video is a craft that needs to be developed, especially if you want to get your point across. I can honestly say that I believe video in education is here to stay. I’ll go further and say that in The post Flipboar…

Read, Shop and Give Back During Women’s History Month

March is known around the world as Women’s History Month — an ode to women that inspire change and break through barriers. This month, our editors and commerce curators are highlighting stories to read, businesses to shop at and organizations to support that are led by women to help you stay informe…

Curator Coffee Chat: Let’s Talk About Flipboard Group Magazines

We’re kicking off a series of community conversations this year, and you’re invited!  The first conversation, which takes place on Wednesday, April 7, at 10 AM PDT/ 1 PM EDT, will center around Group Magazines. You’ll learn what Group Magazines are, see various ways to use them, and learn how to inv…

Storyboard Curation Best Practices and Guidelines

Storyboards are an exciting way for approved curators to package together content that informs, inspires and entertains audiences. They provide narrative structure to round up articles, videos and even podcasts around a theme.  Unlike Magazines, which are designed for ongoing curation, Storyboards a…

Group Magazines: Your Virtual Passport to the World

Itching for a trip, a new adventure or a new experience beyond the four walls of the home office and the monotony of the everyday? Everyone I know is asking the same question: Where is the first place you’ll go once it is safe to travel?  Answering this question is easy! Start exploring the world Th…
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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.