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Meltwater is an analytics company providing tools for measuring, managing and magnifying corporate reputation. Its online intelligence platform analyzes digital documents to extract insights that enable companies to understand their markets, engage their customers and master social business environment.

TypePrivate
Founded2001
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitemeltwater.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)2,096
Revenue (Y, 2016)$300 M(+50%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Meltwater

Jorn Lyseggen

Jorn Lyseggen

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Martin Hernandez

Martin Hernandez

CFO
Aditya Jami

Aditya Jami

Chief Technology Officer
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, Atlanta, Austin, Boston and in 46 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
175 Federal St level 8, suite 850
Charlotte, US
201 S College St #1660
Chicago, US
233 S Wacker Dr #2130
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Meltwater Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2001

Meltwater total Funding

$235 m

Meltwater latest funding size

$175 m

Time since last funding

2 years 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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Revenue (Y, 2016)

300.0m

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

50%
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2014EY, 2016E

Revenue

100.2m109.3m124.5m200.0m300.0m

Revenue growth, %

9%14%50%
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Meltwater Operating Metrics

Meltwater's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 30 k in Jul, 2020.
Mar, 2015Apr, 2016Jun, 2017Aug, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018Sep, 2018May, 2019Jul, 2020

Enterprise Customers

23 k24 k25 k25 k26 k26 k26 k30 k30 k

Locations

50 50 60 55 55 55 55 55
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Meltwater Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Meltwater Online and Social Media Presence

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Meltwater News and Updates

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…

European Ice Sheet Collapse At End Of Last Ice Age Led To Chaos

The collapse and melting of the Eurasian ice sheet at the end of the last ice age led to chaos all across the European continent. To put it bluntly, the collapse of the ice sheet led to dramatic and extreme flooding events, sea level rise, and, perhaps more interestingly, the formation of "mega-rive…

Meltwater Blogs

Instagram Stories: 5 Creative Ways to Use Them in Your Marketing

Instagram Stories was launched all the way back in August 2016 and was widely considered a carbon copy of Snapchat. In 2020, however, more than 500 million Instagrammers use stories every…Read More >>>

14 Reasons Why Companies Choose Meltwater for Media Monitoring

As a marketer, one of your many responsibilities includes monitoring online and traditional media channels to spot, understand, and identify trending topics online. But with millions of social media posts…Read More >>>

Being on Brand or Being Real: Which Is Better for Social Media?

What makes for an effective brand positioning strategy on social media? Many brands would say that it's "following strict brand guidelines" while other brands would say it's all about "being real"…Read More >>>

Digital PR Disasters and the New Crisis Communications: A handful of measures you can take now to prepare for a worst-case scenario

This blog piece covers key takeaways based on a recorded transcript from the event. Please note this is a summary of the discussion and not the speaker's actual verbiage. Reputation is…Read More >>>

Corporate Sustainability: What’s Trending?

In Joaquin Phoenix's 2020 Academy Award acceptance speech, he noted that even though we may be advocating for different things, “we are all talking about the fight against injustice.” More…Read More >>>

Digital Marketing Insight Reports: What They Are, and How to Use Them to Fuel Your Marketing Efforts

The best way to enable your marketing team to outperform is to create a line of sight across your department, that informs content and campaign strategy. Monthly reports combining search…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 2,096 employees.

  • What is Meltwater revenue?

    Latest Meltwater annual revenue is $300 m.

  • What is Meltwater revenue per employee?

    Latest Meltwater revenue per employee is $143.1 k.

  • Who are Meltwater competitors?

    Competitors of Meltwater include Cision, Splunk and New Relic.

  • 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, Atlanta, Austin, Boston and in 46 other locations.

  • How many offices does Meltwater have?

    Meltwater has 51 offices.