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ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators. The Company 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
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Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)294
Revenue (FY, 2015)€5 M(+140%)

Key People/Management at ResearchGate

Ijad Madisch

Ijad Madisch

Co-Founder & CEO
Sören Hofmayer

Sören Hofmayer

Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer
Horst Fickenscher

Horst Fickenscher

CTO & Co-Founder
Charlotte Böttger

Charlotte Böttger

Head of People
Darren Alvares

Darren Alvares

Head of Product
Danielle Bengsch

Danielle Bengsch

Head of Communications
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ResearchGate Office Locations

ResearchGate has an office in Berlin
Berlin, DE (HQ)
Chausseestraße 20
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ResearchGate Financials and Metrics

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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 14 m in Y, 2017. 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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ResearchGate Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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ResearchGate News and Updates

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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 294 employees.

  • What is ResearchGate revenue?

    Latest ResearchGate annual revenue is €5 m.

  • What is ResearchGate revenue per employee?

    Latest ResearchGate revenue per employee is €17.1 k.

  • Who are ResearchGate competitors?

    Competitors of ResearchGate include Quora, Medium and Sprout Social.

  • Where is ResearchGate headquarters?

    ResearchGate headquarters is located at Chausseestraße 20, Berlin.

  • Where are ResearchGate offices?

    ResearchGate has an office in Berlin.

  • How many offices does ResearchGate have?

    ResearchGate has 1 office.