Wattpad is a community for readers and writers where one can discover new user-generated stories spanning across different genres including classics, general fiction, historical fiction, non-fiction, poetry, spiritual, teen fiction among others. It aims at removing the traditional barriers between readers and writers by building social communities around stories. It’s a model that’s not only working for amateur writers but also for established writers. Wattpad provides the writers with an opportunity to write, promote and help their work reach across a wide and varied audience of more than a million users. The Users are actively engaged in the entire process and are able to directly interact with the writers and share their opinions with fellow readers.
Type
Private
HQ
Toronto, CA
Founded
2006
Size (employees)
2,407 (est)
Wattpad was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA
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Key People/Management at Wattpad

Allen Lau

Allen Lau

CEO and Co-Founder
Dan Budlovsky

Dan Budlovsky

CFO
Seema Lakhani

Seema Lakhani

Head of Product
Nino D'Aversa

Nino D'Aversa

Head of Engineering & Data
Nazia Khan

Nazia Khan

Chief of Staff
Mabel Hui

Mabel Hui

Head of Finance
Eric Lehrman

Eric Lehrman

Head of Content Development and Production
Danielle Zacarias

Danielle Zacarias

Director, Creator Relations
Barbara Ott

Barbara Ott

Head of Community Wellness
Ashleigh Gardner

Ashleigh Gardner

Head of Partnerships, Wattpad Studios
Aron Levitz

Aron Levitz

Head of Wattpad Studios
Andrew Chak

Andrew Chak

Head of Design
Alyson Schefren

Alyson Schefren

Director, Creative Strategy
Ivan Yuen

Ivan Yuen

CPO

Wattpad Office Locations

Wattpad has an office in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles and Ontario
Toronto, CA (HQ)
208 4950 Yonge St
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Wattpad Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Wattpad's latest funding round in January 2018 was reported to be $51 m. In total, Wattpad has raised $157.9 m. Wattpad's latest valuation is reported to be $398 m.

Wattpad Financials

Market valuation

398 m
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Wattpad Operating Metrics

Wattpad's Registered Users was reported to be 25 m in Apr, 2014. Wattpad's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 65 m in Jan, 2018.
Apr, 2014Oct, 2017Jan, 2018

User Time Spent per Month, minutes

6 b15 b

Information Items Uploaded

400 m

Languages

50

Monthly Active Users

60 m65 m
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