Measures Online Influence

Klout measures influence based on the ability to drive action across the social web. Any person can connect their social network accounts and Klout will generate a score on a scale of 1-100 that represents their ability to engage other people and...

Founded in 2008
Employees: 79
Total money raised: $40M

94103 77 Stillman St.

San Francisco
San Francisco
Updated on Sep 6, 2013
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Tags:   analytics   influence   influence-marketing   marketing   tools   twitter   twitter-tools

Joe Fernandez CEO
Virendra Vase CTO
Paul Kim VP Marketing
Matt Thomson VP of Business Development and Platform
Binh Tran Co-founder
Paige Craig Investor & Advisor
Kevin Liu Director of Product Engineering
Kelly Perdew Investor
Tom McInerney Advisor
Ben Ramirez Creative Director
Bing Gordon Board Director
Chi-Hua Chien Board of Directors
Ding Zhou Director of Engineering
David Pakman Investor
Michael Tucci Account Executive
Bob Komin Advisor
Paul Bricault Board Observer
David Bill Advisor
Lou Kerner Investor
Robert Johnston Investor
Nova Spivack Investor & Advisor
Joseph Morin Advisor
Max Rayner Investor
Don Hoang Senior Director of Business & Corporate Development
Eliot Durbin Investor
Jerry Murdock Investor/ Advisor
Nemanja Spasojevic Senior Software Engineer
Noel Hartshorn Engineering Manager (Mobile)
Gary Clayton Advisor
Emil Michael COO
Tim Mahlman Chief Revenue Officer
Gregarious Narain VP Product
Charles Dudley Senior Designer
John Frankel Director, Investor
Tyke Lewis Front-end Engineer
Jay Taylor Senior Engineer
Josh Whiting Lead Mobile Engineer

September, 2012

Klout raised unknown amount in unattributed round from Microsoft

Growing Its Influence, Klout Gets Strategic Investment From Microsoft — And Serious Bing Integration

May, 2012

Klout Releases New, Speedier API; Now Serves 1 Billion API Calls Per Day

February, 2012

Klout acquired Blockboard

Klout buys community app Blockboard, confirms intent to score offline influence

January, 2012

Klout raised $30M in a Series C round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Venrock, Institutional Venture Partners, ff Venture Capital, Paige Craig, CrunchFund, KPCB Holdings, Greycroft Partners, Allen Morgan, Lucid Ventures, Mayfield Fund, and Zelkova Ventures

Kleiner Leads Klout’s Latest “$30 Million” Funding Round

July, 2011

Klout adds Foursquare to its measurement system

Top 3 Stories This Morning: Klout, Foursquare, Google+ & TED Global

April, 2011

Social Influence Measurement Startup Klout Passes 2K API Partners

January, 2011

Klout raised $8.5M in a Series B round from Tom McInerney, Paige Craig, Bobby Yazdani, Howard Lindzon, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greycroft Partners, Jason Finger, ff Venture Capital, KPCB Holdings, Allen Morgan, Auren Hoffman, Lucid Ventures, and Mayfield Fund


September, 2010

Philip Hotchkiss joins Klout as Chief Product Officer

April, 2010

Klout raised $1.5M in a Series A round from Mayfield Fund, ff Venture Capital, Bobby Yazdani, Lucid Ventures, Zelkova Ventures, Thomas Korte, Paige Craig, Michael Yavonditte, Jason Finger, Tom McInerney, KPCB Holdings, Greycroft Partners, Allen Morgan, Auren Hoffman, Howard Lindzon, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Nova Spivack

Klout Raises $1.5 Million To Measure Influence And Authority On Twitter

July, 2009

Klout raised unknown amount in seed round from Allen Morgan, Auren Hoffman, and Nova Spivack

August, 2008

Klout was founded on August, 2008