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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.

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)211(-1%)

Key People/Management at Flipboard

Mike McCue

Mike McCue

CEO & Co-Founder
Kal Amin

Kal Amin

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Flipboard Office Locations

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

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Flipboard total Funding

$210.9 m

Flipboard latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

4 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

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Flipboard Online and Social Media Presence

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Flipboard News and Updates

Flipboard is becoming a lot more like Apple News — and it may actually be better positioned to help web publishers pull in more revenue

Flipboard is launching a feature called "editorial franchises" that spotlights publishers' content around the mid-term elections, culture and world news. Over the past few months, publishers say Flipboard has started to work with them more around solving business problems like building sign-ups fo…

'When we do something that grows, it makes sense to pay attention to it:' Publishers are seeing huge traffic spikes from Flipboard

Publishers are seeing a surprising web traffic spike from Flipboard, thanks to a recent tweak that sends loads of hits to their websites. Flipboard has also beefed up its media resources, including a team of human editors and artificial intelligence tools that curate content. Still, some media e…

Flipboard launches a new tech section

With recent changes, Flipboard has been placing a big emphasis on allowing readers to go deep on their interests. Now it’s adding even more features around one particular interest, in the Technology section of the Flipboard website and app. “We want to make Flipboard definitive for tech insiders and…

With new features, Flipboard goes deep on tech coverage

The social magazine service Flipboard Inc. is doubling down on tech coverage with new curation features announced today that soon will be expanded into other coverage areas. The features, available in the Flipboard mobile app and on the web, highlight deeper, curated content from publishers such as …

Flipboard's Answer to Fake News: More Human Curation

The news aggregator is focusing on human curation at a time when people distrust the news.

Flipboard Wants To Be The Go-To News Source For Tech Mavens

From curation to presentation, the personalized magazine app is rethinking how it packages up the world of technology–with professionals in mind. In 2010, when Flipboard debuted, it called itself a “social magazine.” At the time, that meant that it pulled in content from your friends’ Twitter and Fa…
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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 211 employees.

  • Who are Flipboard competitors?

    Competitors of Flipboard include WittyFeed, 9GAG and Digg.

  • Where is Flipboard headquarters?

    Flipboard headquarters is located at 735 Emerson St, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Flipboard offices?

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

  • How many offices does Flipboard have?

    Flipboard has 3 offices.