Summary:
COMPANY:​
SmartNews
INDUSTRIES:​
Apps, Journalism, Media and Entertainment, Mobile, News
HEADQUARTERS:​
Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
ABOUT:
SmartNews helps users find quality news beyond the filter bubble.
STOCK SYMBOL:
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IPO STATUS:
Private
SmartNews is the award-winning news app loved by millions. We are a machine-learning company deeply committed to helping users find quality news beyond the filter bubble. Our algorithms evaluate tens of millions of articles, behaviors and social interactions to deliver only the most interesting and important stories on a global scale—a fascinating engineering challenge that has attracted a world-class data science and engineering team. SmartNews won numerous “App of the Year” awards and has been downloaded by more than 35 million people and has over 10million monthly active users. SmartNews has offices in Tokyo, San Francisco, and New York. Join our international culture—smart work, smart people and a global mission to bring quality information to the world. Travel between our amazing offices in the U.S. and Japan, and collaborate with coworkers from around the world.
Financials:
FUNDING (USD):​
USD
STATUS:
For Profit
INVESTORS:​
180285113
TOP 5 INVESTORS:​
15
FOUNDERS:​
Kaisei Hamamoto, Ken Suzuki
LAST LEADERSHIP HIRE:
Social Starts, Atomico, GREE, Dentsu, SMBC Venture Capital
EMPLOYEES:
101-250
ACQUISITIONS​:
Social Starts, Atomico, GREE, Dentsu, SMBC Venture Capital

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Tokyo Office:

 WEST: 6 Chome-25-16 Jingūmae Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0001

EAST:  6 Chome-17-11 Jingūmae Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0001