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Meltwater is an analytics company that helps businesses improve their decision-making practices. The Company’s online intelligence platform analyzes of digital documents to extract insights that help companies understand their markets, engage their customers and master the new social business environment.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)2,241
Job Openings118
Revenue (Y, 2016)$300 M(+50%)

Key People/Management at Meltwater

Jorn Lyseggen

Jorn Lyseggen

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Martin Hernandez

Martin Hernandez

Aditya Jami

Aditya Jami

Kaveh Rostampor

Kaveh Rostampor

Executive Director, Americas
Paal Larsen

Paal Larsen

Executive Director, EMEA
John Box

John Box

Executive Director, APAC
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Meltwater Office Locations

Meltwater has offices in San Francisco, Washington, San Diego, New York and in 52 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush St #1000, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
One Atlantic Center, 1201 West Peachtree Street Northwest #620
Austin, US
823 Congress Ave #1505
Boston, US
101 Federal St #1010
Charlotte, US
Carillon Tower, 227 W Trade St #2060
Chicago, US
233 S Wacker Dr #2130
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Meltwater Financials and Metrics

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Meltwater total Funding

$235 m

Meltwater latest funding size

$175 m

Time since last funding

4 days ago

Meltwater investors

Meltwater's latest funding round in March 2019 was reported to be $175 m. In total, Meltwater has raised $235 m
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Meltwater Revenue

Meltwater's revenue was reported to be $300 m in Y, 2016 which is a 50% increase from the previous period.

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Meltwater Operating Metrics

Meltwater's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 26 k in Sep, 2018.
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Meltwater Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SysomosApril 24, 2018
DataSiftMarch 19, 2018
Algo.comAugust 30, 2017
Cosmify, Inc.July 28, 2017
InfomartJune 22, 2017
Social Media Broadcasts (SMB) LimitedJune 19, 2017
WrapidityFebruary 21, 2017
Encore AlertMarch 29, 2016
Strategic PlannerMay 21, 2014
LikealyzerApril 01, 2013
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Meltwater Online and Social Media Presence

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Meltwater News and Updates

Sentiment Analysis Software Market by Technology, Demand, Development and Key players: Bitext, Brandwatch, General Sentiment, Lexalytics, Meltwater

The Global Sentiment Analysis Software Market Report includes a comprehensive analysis of the present market. The report starts with the basic Sentiment Analysis Software Market overview and then goes into each and every detail. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Public Relations (PR) Tools Market Poised to Garner Maximum Revenues During ‘2025’

Public relations are the management functions that identify, establish, and maintain mutually beneficial relationships between various organizations and related public groups. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Build Your Company Culture Through Values, Not Things

Trying to improve company culture with catered lunches, free massages, and NERF guns is like trying to survive on popcorn. While the buttery goodness might be satisfying for a while, the sustenance that will actually fuel good culture is the meat and potatoes of employees who feel valued and are sup…

5 Critical Essentials if You Want to Try Seed Investing in Africa

You need to pay attention to the culture of the countries you're operating in, and keep basic business needs in mind.

PE-backed Meltwater buys Algo

Meltwater, which is backed by Vector Capital and Silicon Valley Bank, has acquired Algo, a real-time data analytics platform. No financial terms were disclosed.

Meltwater bolsters its machine learning portfolio with Cosmify acquisition

EXCLUSIVE: Media intelligence company Meltwater announced today that it has acquired Cosmify, a San Francisco-based data analysis startup. The price of the acquisition has not been disclosed, but Meltwater told VentureBeat that it has bought the startup’s intellectual property (IP) and is bringing t…
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Meltwater Blogs

5 Common Urgent Issues That Don’t Need to Become a Brand Crisis

In California, earthquakes are a fact of life. We don’t know when the next one will happen, or where it will be centered. But we know we can count on…Read More >>>

An Engaging March Madness: Social Media Showdown

As Sweet 16 segued into Elite 8, it wasn’t looking good for the Facebook v. Instagram v. Twitter Social Media March Madness Match-up.   Facebook and Twitter had both chosen Kentucky to…Read More >>>

9 Proven Ways to Increase Webinar Response

Let’s face it: most business inboxes get flooded every day with Webinar invitations. If your Webinar campaign is getting lost in the crowd, take a look at these 9 proven…Read More >>>

PR Collaboration: Don’t Be Afraid to Take the Lead

If you work in public relations, you’re not a lone wolf. Chances are, you collaborate with any number of other departments within a company or client’s organization.The question is, how…Read More >>>

Are Hashtags Still Worth It? (Or Did the Russians Ruin It for Brand Conversations?)

As with so many social media campaigns today, brand communication all starts with a hashtag.Social media has long been celebrated for its power to organize ideas and inspire action. Yet…Read More >>>

Edgy Brands: How to Be Sassy, but Keep It Classy, on Social

What does it take to stand out on social media? Great content? Celebrity influencers? Adorable animals? Today, people are becoming more and more wary of inauthentic brands and content on social media. The…Read More >>>
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Meltwater Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Meltwater founded?

    Meltwater was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Meltwater key executives?

    Meltwater's key executives are Jorn Lyseggen, Martin Hernandez and Aditya Jami.

  • How many employees does Meltwater have?

    Meltwater has 2,241 employees.

  • What is Meltwater revenue?

    Latest Meltwater annual revenue is $300 m.

  • What is Meltwater revenue per employee?

    Latest Meltwater revenue per employee is $133.9 k.

  • Who are Meltwater competitors?

    Competitors of Meltwater include Brandwatch, New Relic and Splunk.

  • Where is Meltwater headquarters?

    Meltwater headquarters is located at 225 Bush St #1000, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Meltwater offices?

    Meltwater has offices in San Francisco, Washington, San Diego, New York and in 52 other locations.

  • How many offices does Meltwater have?

    Meltwater has 60 offices.