StumbleUpon is a discovery engine that finds and recommends personalized web content to its users. Numerous people turn to StumbleUpon to be informed, entertained and surprised by content and information recommended just for them. In addition, brands, publishers and other marketers have used StumbleUpon’s Paid Discovery platform to tell their stories and promote their products and services.

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Parent CompanyeBay
HQSan Francisco, US
StumbleUpon was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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In total, StumbleUpon had raised $20 m. StumbleUpon is a subsidiary of eBay
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StumbleUpon News and Updates

Internet mainstay StumbleUpon shuts its doors

The popular social sharing platform closed up shop on Saturday. The popular social sharing platform closed up shop on Saturday. The move had been previously announced by cofounder Garrett Camp in a Medium post, in which he reminisced about the site’s heyday:Read Full Story

Web 2.0 website discovery service StumbleUpon to close after 16 years

StumbleUpon, a website discovery service that at its peak had hundreds of millions of users, is closing after 16 years, one of the few remaining services from the Web 2.0 era. Founded in 2001, StumbleUpon was a discovery engine that recommended personalized web and mobile content via its own browser…

StumbleUpon, the addictive internet tool made by an Uber co-founder that brought you to random websites, is shutting down

The random content discovery tool StumbleUpon is shutting down on June 30.  It'll be replaced by, a similar service that brings you to content you might be interested in.   The content discovery service known as StumbleUpon is shutting its doors on June 30, according to StumbleUpon found…

So long, StumbleUpon

All told, 16 years is a pretty good run in the social media world. After launching in 2002, website discovery platform StumbleUpon is shutting down on June 30. Over its existence, the service racked up 60 billion stumbles for 40 million users, cofounder Garrett Camp wrote in a Medium post this week.…

RIP StumbleUpon. You’ll be missed for the simpler internet you once represented

StumbleUpon just isn’t a good fit for the vastness of today’s internet. Back when the internet seemed smaller, StumbleUpon was one of the best ways to waste time on it. When you pressed the “Stumble” button, the site would whisk you along to a random web page–perhaps a beautiful photo, a funny vide…

StumbleUpon is calling it quits after 16 years

After helping some 40 million users discover billions of pages with interesting stuff from across the web over since the early noughties, StumbleUpon is shuttering its content curation and discovery platform today. The service was arguably one of the first of its kind when it launched in 2002, provi…
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StumbleUpon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was StumbleUpon founded?

    StumbleUpon was founded in 2001.

  • Who are StumbleUpon competitors?

    Competitors of StumbleUpon include 9GAG, Gladson and Salsify.

  • Where are StumbleUpon offices?

    StumbleUpon has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does StumbleUpon have?

    StumbleUpon has 1 office.