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%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

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

A

90/100

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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 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…

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…
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Flipboard Blogs

CES 2021: What Stood Out (And What Didn’t)

Transforming an event that has been in-person for more than 50 years into an all-digital affair is a herculean task. However, that’s exactly what the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) did in the middle of a pandemic with its annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). But with an event that prides i…

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 33: Teaching Truth Seeking with Jonathan Rogers

Teaching students to be critical thinkers during this pandemic is at the forefront of most teachers’ minds. Teaching students to be truth-seekers may be one of the most essential objectives for educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Combating misinformation and citing credible sources can make all …

It’s Biden Time: Following the Transition

The transition from the 45th to 46th president has been one of the most difficult in American history. President Joe Biden will be in charge after his inauguration tomorrow, promising a flurry of executive actions in his early days. Biden also hopes to leverage his three decades in the Senate to dri…

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 32: “EduMagic” with Samantha Fecich

Preparing the next generation of teachers is a daunting task. The incorporation of mobile technology has led to many changes in education in the last five years, and the pandemic has accelerated the need to embrace these changes. New teachers need to know how to build relationships virtually, delive…

The Green Rush: Keeping Up with Cannabis on Flipboard

The United States is getting closer and closer to going green. Last month, the House passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement, or MORE, Act, a bill that would remove cannabis’ classification as a controlled substance, and cancel low-level federal convictions and arrests related …

Flipboard EDU Podcast Episode 31: Building Engaging Learning Experiences with Evin Schwartz

What if the taught-and-tested curriculum in schools could foster really engaging learning experiences? If this pandemic has taught us anything, it is that the standards-based curriculum in school will have to evolve, along with expectations placed on teachers. Accountability and high-stakes testing …
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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.