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ResearchGate is a provider of a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators. The сompany offers membership opportunities, such as a creation of a user profile and uploading of research output including papers, data, chapters, negative results, patents, research proposals, methods, presentations, and software source code. Users may also follow the activities of other users and engage in discussions with them.

HQBerlin, DE
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)264(+8%)
Revenue (FY, 2015)€5 M(+140%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at ResearchGate

Ijad Madisch

Ijad Madisch

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Sören Hofmayer

Sören Hofmayer

Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer
Horst Fickenscher

Horst Fickenscher

Co-Founder, Chief Information Officer
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ResearchGate Office Locations

ResearchGate has offices in Berlin, San Francisco and London
Berlin, DE (HQ)
Chausseestraße 20
London, GB
Kemp House, 152 - 160 City Rd
San Francisco, CA, US
350 Townsend St #754, San Francisco
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ResearchGate Financials and Metrics

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ResearchGate total Funding

$87.6 m

ResearchGate latest funding size

$52.6 m

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5 years ago

ResearchGate investors

ResearchGate's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $52.6 m. In total, ResearchGate has raised $87.6 m
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ResearchGate's revenue was reported to be €5.03 m in FY, 2015 which is a 139.3% increase from the previous period.

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ResearchGate Operating Metrics

ResearchGate's Registered Members was reported to be 15 m in Sep, 2019. ResearchGate's Backlog was reported to be €1m in FY, 2015. ResearchGate's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 3.4 k in Dec, 2016.
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3.35 k

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2.5 m
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ResearchGate Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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ResearchGate News and Updates

Digitalmedien und soziale Netzwerke entwickeln sich zur kostengünstigen Plattform zur Publikation und Verbreitung wissenschaftlicher Fachzeitschriften

Dr. Srinubabu Gedela, CEO von Pulsus: Abonnierte wissenschaftliche Fachzeitschriften und Websites zur Indexierung sind im Verschwinden begriffen LONDON, 25. Juni 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Access Publikationen gewinnen in der immer enger vernetzten Welt mehr und mehr Beliebtheit, da...

Los medios digitales y sociales: una plataforma rentable para diseminar revistas con revisión científica externa

— Los medios digitales y sociales emergen como una plataforma rentable para publicar y diseminar revistas con revisión científica externa "Las revistas científicas y sitios de indización que funcionan mediante suscripción están desapareciendo gradualmente", afirmó el consejero...

Las redes sociales y los entornos digitales surgen como plataforma económica para la publicación y difusión de revistas con revisión de pares

LONDRES, 25 de junio de 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- La publicación de acceso abierto gana popularidad a medida que el mundo está cada vez más conectado hoy en día, lo que facilita el archivo, la indexación, la minería de datos, la recuperación de datos y la rápida difusión de búsquedas de...

ResearchGate Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ResearchGate founded?

    ResearchGate was founded in 2008.

  • Who are ResearchGate key executives?

    ResearchGate's key executives are Ijad Madisch, Sören Hofmayer and Horst Fickenscher.

  • How many employees does ResearchGate have?

    ResearchGate has 264 employees.

  • What is ResearchGate revenue?

    Latest ResearchGate annual revenue is €5 m.

  • What is ResearchGate revenue per employee?

    Latest ResearchGate revenue per employee is €19 k.

  • Who are ResearchGate competitors?

    Competitors of ResearchGate include Inkpath, MyScienceWork and Academia.edu.

  • Where is ResearchGate headquarters?

    ResearchGate headquarters is located at Chausseestraße 20, Berlin.

  • Where are ResearchGate offices?

    ResearchGate has offices in Berlin, San Francisco and London.

  • How many offices does ResearchGate have?

    ResearchGate has 3 offices.