Chartbeat

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Chartbeat
Private
Founded 2009
Headquarters New York City, United States
Website chartbeat.com

Chartbeat is a content intelligence company headquartered in New York City. It was started in 2009. The company sells information to publishers, media companies and news websites that they can use to make decisions about the content to publish and promote on their sites.[1] In August 2010, the company was spun off from Betaworks as a separate company.[2][3][4] Chartbeat has been touted and critiqued as an alternative to Google Analytics for real-time data.[5][6][7] In February 2016, Founding CEO Tony Haile announced he was resigning from the company after seven years as CEO. Long time COO John Saroff was named as his successor and is the current Chief Executive.[8]

History[edit]

Betaworks launched Chartbeat in April 2009 as a real-time web analytics tool that, it said, publishers could use to react quickly to changes in user behavior. At the time, Google Analytics did not offer real-time data.[9] The launch of Chartbeat was part of a broader strategy by Betaworks to capitalize on the growth of the real-time, stream-based, social web. Betaworks had also invested in Twitter, Tumblr, bit.ly, and TweetDeck.[10][11]

In August 2010, the company was spun off from Betaworks as a separate company.[12][13][14]

In July 2011, Chartbeat launched Newsbeat, a version of their service for news sites.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haile, Tony (March 9, 2014). "What You Think You Know About the Web Is Wrong". Time Magazine. Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Schonfeld, Erick (August 31, 2010). "Chartbeat Raises $3 Million From Index, Conway, Sacca, Clavier, Lerer, And Dixon". Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ O'Dell, Josie (August 31, 2010). "Real-Time Analytics Provider Chartbeat Raises $3M from All-Star Investors". Mashable. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ Ha, Anthony (August 31, 2010). "Website analytics superstar Chartbeat raises $3M". VentureBeat. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  5. ^ Gustav, Dave (February 19, 2013). "Should I Believe Chartbeat's Data?". Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Chartbeat vs Google Analytics". TrustRadius. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  7. ^ Angeles, Sara (March 19, 2014). "3 Google Analytics Alternatives (and Why You Should Use Them)". Business News Daily. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile Resigns, Says He's Looking For a New Challenge". Fortune. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  9. ^ Schonfeld, Erick (April 2, 2009). "Betaworks Launches Chartbeat To Track Who Is Paying Attention To Your Website Right Now". TechCrunch. Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  10. ^ Schonfeld, Erick (May 17, 2009). "Jump Into The Stream". Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  11. ^ Arrington, Michael (June 11, 2009). "Betaworks Email To Investors: Read It Here". TechCrunch. Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  12. ^ Schonfeld, Erick (August 31, 2010). "Chartbeat Raises $3 Million From Index, Conway, Sacca, Clavier, Lerer, And Dixon". Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  13. ^ O'Dell, Josie (August 31, 2010). "Real-Time Analytics Provider Chartbeat Raises $3M from All-Star Investors". Mashable. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 
  14. ^ Ha, Anthony (August 31, 2010). "Website analytics superstar Chartbeat raises $3M". VentureBeat. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  15. ^ Schonfeld, Erick (July 28, 2011). "Newsbeat Measures The Pulse Of News Sites". TechCrunch. Retrieved January 17, 2015. 

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