Seeking Alpha

Seeking Alpha is a platform for investment research, with broad coverage of stocks, asset classes, ETFs and investment strategy. In contrast to other equity research platforms, insight is provided by investors and industry experts rather than sell-side analysts. Seeking Alpha has three outstanding characteristics:

Breadth: Seeking Alpha has remarkably broad coverage of stocks, including more than 4,000 small and mid cap stocks covered in the past year.

Depth: With over 10,000 contributing authors and 280,000+ commenters, insight and discussion are informed and sophisticated.

Influence: Seeking Alpha articles frequently move stocks, due to a large and influential readership which includes money managers, business leaders, journalists and bloggers.
Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
631 (est)
Seeking Alpha was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Seeking Alpha

David Jackson

David Jackson

Simon Levene

Simon Levene

Katherine Divney

Katherine Divney

VP of Sales
Eli Hoffman

Eli Hoffman

VP Content, Editor In Chief

Seeking Alpha Office Locations

Seeking Alpha has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
345 Seventh Ave

Seeking Alpha Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$7 m

Latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

almost 8 years


Seeking Alpha's latest funding round in December 2009 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Seeking Alpha has raised $7 m

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Microsoft shares its vision to become AI industry-leader

Microsoft last week filed its annual report with the SEC, and with it a new vision that emphasizes AI. The documents state the company will no longer be focused on mobile, but instead on implementing AI solutions. In the documents, under the heading “Our Vision” the company put: Our strategy is to b…

Tech will lead to new sub-prime crunch

 In October 2016, two leading P2P platforms in the U.S. — Lending Club and Prosper — announced a new increase in interest rates for lower-grade loans. The decision was made in order to sustain investor demand. However, keeping the investor demand stable is not the only reason for recent changes — de…

These brothers are now instant millionaires after Zynga bought their Solitaire card games for $42.5 million

Zynga's latest filing with the SEC reveals that it paid $42.5 million for four popular Solitaire smartphone games made by Harpan LLC. A perfectly normal acquisition, if a little steep. The real twist is that Harpan LLC is owned, operated, and staffed by a pair of brothers — …

The 3 most important things we learned from Tesla's earnings (TSLA)

Tesla reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings on Wednesday, and although the loss for the quarter was narrower than analysts expected, it was still a loss. There had been a lot of confusion going into this earnings report, Tesla's first since its $2.1-billion mer…

Financial analysts say purchasing shares of WEED right now is like “buying Amazon in 1997”

Marijuana is transforming into the darling of daring investors, and the nascent legal weed industry is excited about the prospects for profits. But there are…

A Tesla ride-hailing service will face some serious challenges (TSLA)

Tesla, which is inarguably the greatest electric-car company in the history of the automobile, has watched over the past few years as its thunder has been stolen by the next big thing: massive-scale ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft. If self-driving vehicles arriv…
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