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Pulse{1}  Acquired by LinkedIn (2013 $ 90,000,000 )

2 Shaw Alley
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Akshay Kothari (5/31/2010)
General Management: Ankit Gupta (4/30/2010)
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Thomas Gieselmann (BV Capital) Patrick S Chung (NEA Partner)
Company

Business description: Pulse is an elegant news reading application for iPhone, iPad, Android, and the web. It’s redefining news, allowing users to easily access traditional media, favorite blogs or websites, and social networks—all in one beautiful, streamlined interface. Customize your reading experience, share stories to a range of services, and take charge of your news. Pulse is more than just an app—it’s access to a wider world. It celebrates information, elevated discussion, and the voices of its own community. Pulse has ridden the wave of rapid change in the way people read and access news, and continues to pave the way in the media evolution.
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Jun 2011   Oct 2010
Capital raised: 9.8M
Last Round: 9.0M
Ownership: Acquired by LinkedIn (2013 $ 90,000,000 )

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Overview
Record updated: Apr 2013
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2010
Headcount: 26-50
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Jun 2011   Oct 2010
Capital Raised: 9.8M
Last Round: 9.0M
Ownership: Acquired by LinkedIn (2013 $ 90,000,000 )