SmartNews is the award-winning, addictively simple mobile news app loved by millions. We are a machine-learning company deeply committed to helping users find quality news.
Our algorithms evaluate tens of millions of articles, behaviors and social interactions to deliver only the most interesting and important stories—impartially—on a global scale. Our unique, publisher-friendly approach supports sustainable journalism by generating traffic to publishers’ websites and enabling them to keep 100% of article ad revenue.
SmartNews won numerous “App of the Year” awards in Japan and is consistently ranked as a top 5 News App for Android and iOS in the US. With $90M in funding from Atomico, Gree, Globis Capital Partners and Development Bank of Japan, SmartNews has offices in Tokyo, San Francisco and New York.