"We are creating a global destination with best-in-class private company profiles, tools, and community," said Crunchbase CEO,
Crunchbase plans to double its headcount over the next year and is actively recruiting at careers.crunchbase.com. The growing team will launch several product updates including a brand new look for profile pages, personalized experiences, streamlined search functionality, and an updated API. Crunchbase will also make significant investments in data acquisition, research to uncover unique insights, and international expansion.
"We are thrilled to partner with Jager and the talented leadership team at Crunchbase," commented
Since the Emergence-led spinout from AOL/Verizon in 2015, Crunchbase has successfully formed an independent brand with dedicated customers, proven product-market fit, and growing revenue. Among its recent milestones:
- 55 million annual users globally accessing Crunchbase data
- 3.9 billion annual updates to the data set acquired from contributors, partners, and automated processes
- 4,000 data partnerships and syndication deals with teams at LinkedIn,
Business Insider, and Amazon Alexa
- 1.6 billion annual calls to the enterprise Crunchbase API
Crunchbase is the leading provider of private-company prospecting and research solutions. Over 55 million users—including salespeople, entrepreneurs, investors, and market researchers—use Crunchbase to prospect for new business opportunities. And companies all over the world rely on us to power their applications, making over 3 billion calls to our API each year. To learn more, visit about.crunchbase.com/ and follow us on Twitter @crunchbase.