Wattpad is the world's largest community of readers and writers. It's the free and fun way to read on the web and across all mobile devices. Everyday millions of people use Wattpad to read unique new fiction or share their own creative writing. For both avid readers and aspiring writers, Wattpad is the best place to discover and share unlimited stories. It's the only community that offers a mobile, social, eReading experience. Wattpad was founded by Allen Lau and Ivan Yuen and is based in Toronto, Ontario. Wattpad’s vision is to revolutionize the way people read, write and share stories. All the content on Wattpad is created by its community of users. So far, over 5 million stories have been uploaded to Wattpad spanning all genres of creative writing - from mystery, to romance, sci fi, poetry and fan fiction. And it's fun for adults and kids
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Key People at Wattpad

Ivan Yuen

Ivan Yuen

CTO and Co-founder
Allen Lau

Allen Lau

CEO and Co-Founder

Wattpad Locations

Toronto, CA
Los Angeles, US
Ontario, US
New York, US

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Total Funding

$66.8 M

Latest funding size

$46 M

Time since last funding

over 2 years


Union Square Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Raine Ventures, August Capital, Golden Venture Partners, OMERS Ventures, Alan Levine, Bert Amato, Harvey Beck, Northleaf Capital Partners, W Media Ventures

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