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

HQSan Francisco, US
Size (employees)1,500 (est)-31%
Meltwater was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Meltwater

Jorn Lyseggen

Jorn Lyseggen

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Martin Hernandez

Martin Hernandez

Kaveh Rostampor

Kaveh Rostampor

Executive Director, Americas
Paal Larsen

Paal Larsen

Executive Director, EMEA
John Box

John Box

Executive Director, APAC
Niklas de Besche

Niklas de Besche

Executive Director, Marketing Applications
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Meltwater Office Locations

Meltwater has offices in Stockholm, Sydney, Shibuya-ku, Singapore and in 52 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush Street Suite 1000
Atlanta, US
620 1201 W Peachtree St NW
Austin, US
1505 823 Congress Ave
Boston, US
Suite 1010 101 Federal St
Charlotte, US
2060 227 W Trade St
Chicago, US
233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2130
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Meltwater Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Meltwater total Funding

$60 m

Meltwater latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Meltwater investors

Meltwater's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $60 m. In total, Meltwater has raised $60 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.

Revenue (Y, 2016)

300 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

45 m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %

USDY, 2012Y, 2015EY, 2016E


124.5 m200 m300 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

255 m

Gross profit

45 m
USDY, 2016


203.5 k
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Meltwater Operating Metrics

Meltwater's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 26 k in Sep, 2018.
Mar, 2015Apr, 2016Jun, 2017Aug, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018Sep, 2018

Enterprise Customers

23 k24 k25 k25 k26 k26 k26 k


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Meltwater Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Sysomos April 24, 2018
DataSift March 19, 2018 August 30, 2017
Cosmify, Inc. July 28, 2017
Infomart June 22, 2017
Social Media Broadcasts (SMB) Limited June 19, 2017
Wrapidity February 21, 2017
Encore Alert March 29, 2016
Strategic Planner May 21, 2014
Likealyzer April 01, 2013
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Meltwater Online and Social Media Presence

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Meltwater News and Updates

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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 Company Life and Culture

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