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Axios is a news and media company, focusing on business, technology, politics and media trends. The Company aims to provide content, deliver news and analysis in illuminating and shareable ways.

TypePrivate
Founded2016
HQArlington, VA, US
Websiteaxios.com
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)311(+5%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$25 M(+100%)

Key People/Management at Axios

Jim Vandehei

Jim Vandehei

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mike Allen

Mike Allen

Founder & Executive Editor
Roy Schwartz

Roy Schwartz

Founder & President
Evan Ryan

Evan Ryan

EVP
Alexis Lloyd

Alexis Lloyd

Chief Design Officer
Matt Boggie

Matt Boggie

Chief Technology Officer
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Axios Office Locations

Axios has offices in Arlington, New York and Washington
Arlington, VA, US (HQ)
3100 Clarendon Blvd #1300
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
Washington, DC, US
Washington, DC, USA
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Axios Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2016

Axios total Funding

$30 m

Axios latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Axios investors

Axios's latest funding round in November 2017 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Axios has raised $30 m
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Axios Revenue

Axios's revenue was reported to be $25 m in Y, 2018 which is a 100% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

25.0m

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

100%
USDY, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

12.5m25.0m

Revenue growth, %

100%
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

240.8k
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Axios Operating Metrics

Axios's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 10 m in Oct, 2019. Axios's Subscribers was reported to be 500 k in Jan, 2019. Axios's Subscriptions was reported to be 1.9 m in Oct, 2019.
Sep, 2017Nov, 2017Jan, 2019Oct, 2019

Subscribers

200 k500 k

Monthly Page Views

42 m

Monthly Unique Visitors

6 m7 m10 m

Subscriptions

1.9 m
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Axios Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Charlotte AgendaDecember 17, 2020$5 m
Sports InternetJanuary 04, 2019

Axios Online and Social Media Presence

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Axios Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    90/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    95/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    93/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    89/100

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Axios News and Updates

An Axios AM Deep Dive in what the New Washington means for Climate Change

A special Axios AM Deep Dive into the New Washington and what it means for climate change.

Axios AM Deep Dive: What's Next

Axios What's Next, our new weekday newsletter will be your guide to the waves of change in how we work, play and get around. This Axios AM Deep Dive gives you a taste of what we have in store... Sign up here for this new coverage.

As much as 50% of the stimulus unemployment money may have been stolen, Axios reports

Summary List PlacementFrom direct stimulus payments to unemployment benefits, Americans have received a range of different forms of financial aid during the pandemic. But a large chunk of that aid — as much as 50% — may not have made it into the hands of the right people. Axios reported on Thursda…

Axios AM Deep Dive on Biden Administration foreign policy

Welcome to the foreign policy edition of our Axios AM Deep Dive series on the new Washington. Our guide is Dave Lawler, author of our twice-weekly Axios World newsletter, joined by other top Axios specialists.

Media startup Axios is reportedly in merger talks with sports-media outlet The Athletic, and the combined company could go public

Summary List PlacementUS news website Axios is in merger talks with sports-media outlet The Athletic, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal on Friday. The discussions are at an early stage and may not come to anything, the people said. They didn't reveal the financial terms.…

Axios Deep Dive: Graphing the pandemic

2020 was literally off the charts. Data journalists saw changes that typically take months instead happening in weeks — numbers that will be breaking the y-axis for years to come.
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Axios Blogs

China sanctions Wilbur Ross, 5 other Americans over Biden's Hong Kong warnings

The Chinese government imposed sanctions on Monday against six Americans, including former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, in response to an advisory from the Biden administration warning businesses of the increased risks of operating in Hong Kong.Why it matters: It's the latest example of China res…

House votes to allow more Afghans who assisted U.S. to evacuate before withdrawal

The House on Thursday voted to expand a visa program that would allow more Afghans who helped the U.S. military quickly immigrate to the United States, the New York Times reports. Why it matters: Last month, the Biden administration made plans to evacuate many of the Afghans who worked with the U.S.…

Pelosi objects to Republicans Jim Jordan, Jim Banks serving on Jan. 6 select committee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she rejects House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy's naming of Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Jim Banks (R-Ind.) to the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, citing their objection to President Biden's Electoral College victory.Why it…

U.S. won't reopen consulate in Jerusalem until Israel's Bennett passes budget

The Biden administration has decided to hold off on reopening the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem until after Israel's new government passes a budget, likely in early November, Israeli, U.S. and Palestinian sources say.Why it matters: The decision shows how invested the Biden administration is in helpin…

Delta variant now makes up 83% of U.S. COVID cases, CDC director says

The more transmissible Delta variant now accounts for 83% of COVID-19 cases in the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky said during a Senate hearing Tuesday.Why it matters: The "dramatic increase," up from 50% on July 3, has led to a rise in virus-rela…

New York reaches $1.1 billion settlement with opioid distributors

New York reached a $1.1 billion settlement on Tuesday with three of the country's largest drug distributors for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic, New York Attorney General Letitia James said.The big picture: The settlement comes as the three companies — McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Ameris…
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Axios Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Axios founded?

    Axios was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Axios key executives?

    Axios's key executives are Jim Vandehei, Mike Allen and Roy Schwartz.

  • How many employees does Axios have?

    Axios has 311 employees.

  • What is Axios revenue?

    Latest Axios annual revenue is $25 m.

  • What is Axios revenue per employee?

    Latest Axios revenue per employee is $80.4 k.

  • Who are Axios competitors?

    Competitors of Axios include Cherwell Software, Accuweather and 24.com.

  • Where is Axios headquarters?

    Axios headquarters is located at 3100 Clarendon Blvd #1300, Arlington.

  • Where are Axios offices?

    Axios has offices in Arlington, New York and Washington.

  • How many offices does Axios have?

    Axios has 3 offices.