30 May, 2014
Company NameGnip, Inc.
Big Data Landscape CategoryData as a Service
Gnip, Inc. is a social media data provider. Gnip provides application programming interface (API) aggregation services for social media companies like Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and WordPress. The company serves a variety of sectors, from government to finance and business intelligence.
Gnip, Inc.’s stable of software products includes Firehose, for monitoring data streams; PowerTrack, for filtering data; Historical PowerTrack, providing publicly available, historic social media activity; Rehydration, for accessing targeted, raw social media data; and more. Gnip also provides consulting services.
Founders: Jud Valeski and Eric Marcoullier
CEO: Chris Moody
2008: Gnip, Inc. founded; Gnip awarded initial funding totalling $1.1 million in Series A round from First Round Capital, Foundry Group and SoftTech VC.
2013: Jud Valeski steps down as CEO; Chris Moody appointed CEO
Gnip, Inc. is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, USA. The company has other US offices in New York CIty, New York; San Francisco, California; and Washington DC.