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NewsWhip

NewsWhip is a live map of the most popular content on the Internet.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Pilates Dublin . ie, Dublin, Ireland
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website newswhip.com

Company Summary

NewsWhip is a live map of the most discussed content on the Internet, built by continuously polling the activity of billion social network users, and calculating the velocity at which each piece of content is spreading. It supplies this data to 2,500 communications professionals through NewsWhip Spike (a SaaS product), and 150,000 monthly users of its gateway site, NewsWhip.com. Spike clients include NBC, CNN, BBC, RTE, Time & Huffington Post.

Team

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    Paul Quigley
    CEO, Director

    Leads strategy, sales, legal, marketing, and communications for NewsWhip.
    Experienced project leader. Former NYC lawyer with clients including DoubleClick, KKR, Blackstone. Founder of prior news site with 150k monthly users.

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    Andrew Mullaney
    CTO, Director

    Former Accenture IT consultant with background in automation, database optimization and scaling, project management. Accenture clients included Bank of Ireland, Microsoft. Founded location based deals platform, built to 300k monthly users.

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    Shane Naughton
    Director

    NY-based technology entrepreneur and angel investor. CoFounder, CTO of TaxStream (acquired by Thomson Reuters). VP, Reuters. Board Member, America Ireland Fund, Irish Arts Center, Trinity College Trust.

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    Tom Lowe
    Marketing Director

    Digital Marketing and business assessment, ScaleFront. Editor, The University Times. Communications Director, Trinity Economic Forum. TCDSU Communications Officer and Vice President.

Advisors

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    Colm Rafferty, Maples & Calder
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Stephen Connelly, CAS
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Hal Philipp, Founder, Quantum Research (Acquired by Atmel)
    Unconfirmed
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    Shane Naughton, Founder, TaxStream (Acquired by Thomson Reuters)
    Unconfirmed
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    National Digital Research Centre
    Unconfirmed