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.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
2,056 (est)
Meltwater was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Meltwater

Jorn Lyseggen

Jorn Lyseggen

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Martin Hernandez

Martin Hernandez

Chief Financial Officer
Paal Larsen

Paal Larsen

Executive Director, EMEA
Niklas de Besche

Niklas de Besche

Executive Director, Marketing Applications
Mike Ruggieri

Mike Ruggieri

Executive Director, Product
Kaveh Rostampor

Kaveh Rostampor

Executive Director, Americas
John Box

John Box

Executive Director, APAC

Meltwater Office Locations

Meltwater has offices in San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Abu Dhabi, Atlanta and in 47 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush Street Suite 1000
Austin, US
1505 823 Congress Ave
Fort Lauderdale, US
CU 1 333 Las Olas Way
Vila Olimpia, BR
7º Andar Conj. 71 1455 Avenida Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek
Paris, FR
3 Rue de Gramont
Greater London, GB
67-71 Shoreditch High St
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Meltwater Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$60 m

Latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


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

Meltwater Financials

Meltwater's revenue was reported to be $300 m in 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, 2015EY, 2016E


200 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 Feb, 2018
Mar, 2015Apr, 2016Jun, 2017Aug, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018

Enterprise Customers

23 k24 k25 k25 k26 k26 k


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Meltwater Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Meltwater News HK Limited
Meltwater Foundation
JitterJam Inc.
GenKey AS
OculusAI Technologies AB
Meltwater South Africa Pty. Ltd.
Encore Alert
Wrapidity Limited
Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology
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
OCULUSaiMarch 18, 2013
IceRocketAugust 04, 2011
JitterJamMarch 21, 2011
BuzzGainFebruary 23, 2010

Meltwater Median Salaries

Source: 45 public H-1B filings from Meltwater

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Meltwater Online and Social Media Presence

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