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.

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TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2001
Size (employees)1,500 (est)-31%
Websitemeltwater.com
Meltwater was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Meltwater

Aditya Jami

Aditya Jami

CTO
Jorn Lyseggen

Jorn Lyseggen

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Martin Hernandez

Martin Hernandez

CFO
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, Denver, Washington, San Diego and in 53 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

2001

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.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

300.0m

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

50%

Gross profit (Y, 2016)

45.0m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %

15%
USDY, 2012Y, 2015EY, 2016E

Revenue

124.5m200.0m300.0m

Revenue growth, %

50%

Cost of goods sold

255.0m

Gross profit

45.0m
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

203.5k
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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

Locations

50 55 55 55 55
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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

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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

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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 Blogs

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 >>>

First Day in PR: 6 Essential Tips for a PR Newbie from a Seasoned Pro

First day jitters are real. New employees frequently experience a mixed bag of emotions when they start a job, ranging from excitement to anxious anticipation. Often, those embarking on a…Read More >>>

The Importance of Competitive Benchmarking in PR Strategy

When you set out to work on a PR campaign, you may be excited to jump right in and produce results. But, strategy is the key to success for any…Read More >>>

Best Social Campaigns 2018

Since 2018 brought us contentious and divisive midterms, it not surprising that solidarity movements played out over social media with slightly more of an edge than they did in 2017 or…Read More >>>

PR Trendspotting: Meet the New Tool to Help You Spot Trends on the Go

Trendspotting, trendjacking, and trend-forecasting are popular strategies savvy communicators use to help their messages gain traction. Now there’s a simple app to quickly validate those trend-driven narratives using advanced media…Read More >>>

2019 PR Predictions: 10 PR Influencers Talk About Trends That Will (Re)Shape the Industry

2019 is just around the corner. And if the new year is anything like this one, we know that change will continue to transform the PR industry. As our expert panel…Read More >>>
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Meltwater Company Life and Culture

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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 Aditya Jami, Jorn Lyseggen and Martin Hernandez.

  • How many employees does Meltwater have?

    Meltwater has 1,500 employees.

  • What is Meltwater revenue?

    Latest Meltwater annual revenue is $300 m.

  • What is Meltwater revenue per employee?

    Latest Meltwater revenue per employee is $200 k.

  • Who are Meltwater competitors?

    Competitors of Meltwater include Synthesio, Brandwatch and New Relic.

  • Where is Meltwater headquarters?

    Meltwater headquarters is located at 225 Bush Street Suite 1000, San Francisco.

  • Where are Meltwater offices?

    Meltwater has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Washington, San Diego and in 53 other locations.

  • How many offices does Meltwater have?

    Meltwater has 59 offices.