140 Proof
Location: 577 Second St, Ste 101, San Francisco, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2009
Stage: Post-launch
Number of employees: 31-50
Funding history:
- Date: 10/2011, Series B: $4 M
Investors: Founders Fund, BlueRun Ventures
- Date: 04/2010, Series A: $2.25 M
Investors: Founders Fund, BlueRun Ventures
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140 Proof

Social Stream Advertising
San Francisco, California, United States United States
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140 Proof is the leading Social Advertising service, providing brand advertisers a simple and effective way to reach millions of consumers primed to discover and share.  The company delivers sharable ads to users above their information feeds from Twitter, Facebook and other socially connected services.  140 Proof’s Interest Graph targeting utilizes stream-analysis technologies to match ads to the target audience based on public social cues like who they follow and keywords in their feeds.  Social and viral effects deliver unique benefits to advertisers, while maximizing revenue for partners, enabling them to provide compelling social sites and apps to consumers on their web, smartphone and tablet devices.  Social is everywhere -- 140 Proof is headquartered in San Francisco and has additional field offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Detroit.  More at


  • John Manoogian III
    John Manoogian III | Founder
  • Jon Elvekrog
    Jon Elvekrog | Founder
    Jon is the CEO and co-founder of 140 Proof, the leading social advertising company. Along with his co-founder, Jon developed the patented Proof Interest Graph content matching technology to harness the data of the social stream to more accurately ...
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