Crunchbase is the leading provider of private-company prospecting and research solutions.

Crunchbase allows users to discover innovative companies and the people behind them.

Crunchbase was originally founded in 2007 by Michael Arrington. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Crunchbase information includes investments and funding information, founding members and individuals in leadership positions, mergers and acquisitions, news, and industry trends. Originally built to track startups, the Crunchbase website contains information on public and private companies on a global scale.


Crunchbase sources its data in four ways: the venture program, machine learning, an in-house data team, and the Crunchbase community.


Crunchbase now attracts over 75 million unique visitors annually and recently surpassed 60,000 paying customers, with over half of the Fortune 500 represented.


Crunchbase is backed by Mayfield Fund, OMERS Ventures, Emergence Capital, Verizon, Cowboy Ventures, Alignment Growth, and others. The company raised $50M in a Series D round on Jul 20, 2022. This brings Crunchbase's total funding to $106.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2007
  • Funding Info: $106.5M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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