About Gnip

Gnip is the world's largest and most trusted provider of social data. We believe that social data will change the world.


We Believe

We believe the thoughts, discussions, and debates expressed in public social conversation have unlimited value and near limitless application. We believe that no one person or company can possibly comprehend the full importance or potential uses of this information.

Our mission is to make this ever-expanding universe of social media data available via a consistent and reliable architecture so the world can realize the full potential of this amazing stream of information.


  • Founded in Boulder, CO in 2008
  • Twitter's first data partner
  • First with access to complete archive of Twitter Data
  • First data partner for Tumblr, WordPress, Foursquare, Disqus, IntenseDebate, StockTwits, and GetGlue
  • Provider of Twitter data to the Library of Congress
  • Founder of Big Boulder, the world's first conference dedicated to social data
  • Acquired by Twitter in May 2014
  • View our timeline of Gnip's contributions to the social data industry


Locally, nationally, and internationally Gnip has been recognized as one of the best in many different categories such as "Best Place to Work" awards and "Idea and Innovation" awards, which stands as a testament to our culture.

  • Fast Company Top 10 Most Innovative Company in Big Data 2013 & 2014
  • Outside Magazine Top 10 Place to Work.
  • Boulder Chamber of Commerce Best Place to Work.
  • Boulder Chamber of Commerce Esprit Big Ideas Award.
  • Boulder County Business Report IQ Award for innovation.
  • Denver Business Journal Best Place to Work.

Who We Are

Where We Are

Boulder Headquarters
Gnip, Inc.,
1050 Walnut St, Suite 115
Boulder, CO 80302