What is Meltwater?Our History
In 2001, in Oslo, Norway, CEO Jorn Lyseggen founded Meltwater with just US $15,000. Focusing on the nascent field of digital news, Meltwater became the leader in Media Monitoring.
With the advent of social media, Meltwater advanced media monitoring by integrating social media into it's platform, creating Media Intelligence.
Knowing that digital data from individuals and businesses is growing exponentially, Meltwater is leading the pack by applying AI to identify trends, extending the reach of media monitoring.
The next generation of technology startups.
Meltwater is committed to fostering the growth of the greater startup and data science ecosystem around the world - from MEST, our Pan-African entrepreneurial training program and incubator, to Shack15, the first global data science hub.