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Wattpad is a global multi-platform entertainment company for stories, proudly based in Canada’s start-up capital - Toronto.
Basic Information
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Wattpad’s vision is to entertain and connect the world through stories. Their global multi-platform entertainment company uses the power of community and technology to enable the creation and distribution of content across a variety of formats. Through products like Wattpad and Tap by Wattpad and emerging innovations from Wattpad Labs, we’re using ground-breaking technology to set stories free into a world of unbridled possibility. Their flagship app – Wattpad - is home to a community of more than 90 million people who spend over 23 billion minutes a month engaged in original stories. Tap by Wattpad, the company’s second storytelling product, offers short, chat-based stories in over a dozen languages. Wattpad Studios co-produces stories for film, television, digital and print, together with industry partners. Wattpad Brand Partnerships offers a full suite of advertising products to help brands build deep engagement with Gen Z consumers.
Legal Name
Wattpad Corp.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Founding Date
No. of Employees
151 to 250
Core Team
Allen Lau
Co-Founder & CEO
Ivan Yuen
Co-Founder & CSO

Total Funding


Union Square Ventures
OMERS Ventures
Khosla Ventures
Tencent Holdings

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