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Research Square's top competitors include Scientist.com, MDPI, Hindawi, Elsevier, Springer Nature and Cactus Communications.
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Research Square
Research Square
Research Square is a company that develops a preprint platform for research communication.
Scientist.com
Scientist.com
Scientist.com (also known as Assay Depot) is an online marketplace where scientific researchers can connect with technical experts and purchase tools, technologies, and services.
MDPI
MDPI
MDPI is a company that provides a scholarly open access publishing resource.
Hindawi
Hindawi
Hindawi is a publisher of peer-reviewed, fully open access journals.
Elsevier
Elsevier
Elsevier is a company that provides information solutions specializing in science, health, and technology.
Springer Nature
Springer Nature
Springer Nature is a research, educational, and professional publisher providing content to communities through a range of platforms, products, and services.
Cactus Communications
Cactus Communications
Cactus Communications is a scientific communications company.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2013
Founding Date
2007
Founding Date
1996
Founding Date
1997
Founding Date
1880
Founding Date
2015
Founding Date
2002
Type
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Durham, US HQ
Locations
Solana Beach, US HQ
Locations
Basel, CH HQ
Toronto, CA
Nanjing Shi, CN
Chuo City, JP
Kraków, PL
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Locations
London, GB HQ
Chichester, GB
Locations
Amsterdam, NL HQ
Chatswood, AU
Melbourne, AU
Rio De Janeiro, BR
São Paulo, BR
Toronto, CA
Beijing, CN
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Locations
Heidelberg, DE HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Buenos Aires, AR
South Yarra, AU
Sydney, AU
Thalheim Bei Wels, AT
Wien, AT
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Locations
Mumbai, IN HQ
Bengaluru, IN
Chiyoda City, JP
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Employees
Employees
4182% decrease
Employees
1177% increase
Employees
3,6253% increase
Employees
8631% increase
Employees
10,208
Employees
8,3314% decrease
Employees
2,5391% increase
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
11.1 k
Twitter followers
2.4 k
Twitter followers
23.4 k
Twitter followers
20.2 k
Twitter followers
102.9 k
Twitter followers
63.7 k
Twitter followers
3.3 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
89
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
28
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
237
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
26
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
84
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
154
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
22
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
6.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
78.65%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
78.57%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
93.67%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
84.62%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.43%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.75%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
95.45%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
59725
Alexa Website Rank
91011
Alexa Website Rank
2621
Alexa Website Rank
1686
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
26761
Alexa Website Rank
191660
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.4
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
4
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
2.7

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£21.3m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
£2.6b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
€1.6b (FY, 2016)
Revenue (est.)
N/A

Operating

Articles
Articles
N/A
Articles
N/A
Articles
N/A
Articles
20.5 k (Y, 2016)
Articles
496 k (FY, 2019)
Articles
N/A
Articles
N/A
Articles Published
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
67.3 k (Y, 2018)
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
7 m (Jul, 2019)
Articles Published
N/A
Journals
Journals
N/A
Journals
N/A
Journals
N/A
Journals
266 (Y, 2016)
Journals
2.5 k (FY, 2019)
Journals
3 k (Aug, 2019)
Journals
N/A
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Scientist.com
HQ
Solana Beach, US
Employees
117↑ 7% increase

Scientist.com (also known as Assay Depot) is an online marketplace where scientific researchers can connect with technical experts and purchase tools, technologies, and services.

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MDPI
HQ
Basel, CH
Employees
3,625↑ 3% increase

MDPI is a company that provides a scholarly open access publishing resource.

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Hindawi
HQ
London, GB
Employees
863↑ 1% increase

Hindawi is a publisher of peer-reviewed, fully open access journals.

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Elsevier
HQ
Amsterdam, NL

Elsevier is a company that provides information solutions specializing in science, health, and technology.

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