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Pixel Labs

Pixel Labs

U.S-based platform for local news stories operating in 20 cities worldwide.

Pixel Labs is a company that develops a platform for users to access local news stories, based on their current location. Pixel Labs was established in 2014 by Marcos Voltolini and Razmig Hovaghimian. Pixel Labs aims to provide a platform to amplify important local news stories. The company is primarily based in San Francisco, California, but it offers stories from 20 cities all over the world.

Products

The company offers two main products, Atlas API and hoodline.com. Atlas API is Pixel Labs location-based content discovery platform, which delivers local news stories to users through a combination of machine learning and temporal sentiment analysis. Hoodline.com, on the other hand, is a media publication reporting San Francisco news sourced from the Atlas API.

Funding

Since 2016, Pixel Labs has collected a total capital of $14 million across three funding rounds. The company’s most recent round was a Series A held in September 2018, amassing $10 million. Pixel Labs has received financing from 15 investors, with one of them as lead investor. Previous investors in Pixel Labs include Dentsu Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Sound Ventures, Neoteny, and HIVE Ventures.

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Jes Wolfe

Chief Operating Officer



Marcos Voltolini

Head of Engineering, Co-Founder



Razmig Hovaghimian

Founder & CEO



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