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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Toronto, CA
Size (employees)
1,149 (est)+10%
Wattpad was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA

Key People at Wattpad

Allen Lau

Allen Lau

CEO and Co-Founder
Ivan Yuen

Ivan Yuen

CTO and Co-founder

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Wattpad has offices in Toronto, Ontario, New York, Los Angeles
Toronto, CA
Los Angeles, US
New York, US
Ontario, US

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Total Funding

$66.8 m

Latest funding size

$46 m

Time since last funding

almost 3 years


We estimate that Wattpad's latest funding round in April 2014 was $46 m. In total, Wattpad has raised $66.8 m

Wattpad Operating Metrics

Y, 2016


45 m

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