Axios

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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
Employee Ratings4.7
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)480(+6%)
Job Openings65
Revenue (Y, 2018)$25 M(+100%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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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

5 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

Axios Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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

Axios Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

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Axios Online and Social Media Presence

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Axios Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    90/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    96/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    93/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    90/100

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Axios News and Updates

Blunt advice from badass Axios women

At Axios, women rule. Nearly 60% of Axions — yes, that's what we call each other — are women. Oh, we also have a group of women leaders who meet monthly called "Women Who Kick Axios."Why it matters: We're witnessing a surge of women's leadership in business. They're starting businesses and running b…

The future of company retreats — at Axios and beyond

This week, the 500 employees of Axios will get together in person — for our first company-wide retreat since the pandemic hit. Why it matters: A staggering 75% of our colleagues joined after March 2020. So most of them will be experiencing Axios in person for the first time. They've never set foot o…

Axios Finish Line: Lessons from moms around the country — and world

Hundreds of you answered our call for Mother's Day wisdom with thoughtful and witty tips from your moms.Why it matters: All of our moms are troves of wisdom — and we can all learn from them. Here is a selection of lessons.1) Be kind — and selfless. "My mother taught me that it is never too late to c…

Axios AM Deep Dive: Long COVID crisis

Good afternoon, and welcome to our Deep Dive on long COVID, led by the Axios health care team. Sign up for Axios Vitals, Axios Science and Axios Pro: Health Tech Deals.

Axios Finish Line: Life lessons from our moms

Bust out the Kleenex: Each of the three of us are going to share "1 big lesson" from our mothers — and we want you to do the same. Why it matters: It's Mother's Day Sunday!  Drop lessons learned from your mother here. We'll include the most enlightening ones in a special Sunday edition of Finish Lin…

Axios AM Deep Dive: Fed blame game

Good afternoon, and welcome to the first installment of our new Modern Money & Markets Deep Dive series. This edition is a guide to how the Federal Reserve really works, led by Axios chief economic correspondent Neil Irwin.Sign up for Axios Markets, Axios Capital and Axios Closer.
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Axios Blogs

Guns have become the top injury-related cause of death for U.S. kids

Data: CDC; Chart: Thomas Oide/AxiosFirearms were the leading cause of death for kids one and older for the first time in 2020, the most recent year for which CDC data is available.Why it matters: The firearm death rate among children is steadily rising, as more kids are involved in gun-related homic…

U.S. birth rate increase for first time in eight years

The U.S. birth rate rose for the first time in seven years in 2021, , according to newly released CDC data.Why it matters: while the percentage of premature births hit its highest reported level since representative national data became availableThe rise in preterm birth rates (defined as less than …

Fox moving into lifestyle content

Fox Corp. is in the early stages of expanding into lifestyle verticals across categories like outdoors, home and books, CEO Lachlan Murdoch told Axios in an interview.Why it matters: The hope is that new lifestyle verticals, in addition to streaming, sports betting and web3 projects, will "give us o…

The health care workforce shortage problem

Data: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation; Note: According to the WHO's Universal Health Coverage Index; Map: Kavya Beheraj/Axios America's shortfall of health care workers is adding to the obstacles the Biden administration faces in returning the country to normal.Why it matters: The nation…

Workers with disabilities are struggling to get jobs even in this tight labor market

Data: BLS; Note: Not seasonally adjusted; Chart: Axios VisualsEven in a remarkably tight labor market, Americans with disabilities are struggling to land jobs.Why it matters: These are folks who are willing and able to work, and getting them into jobs would help alleviate the labor shortage. The big…

Friendly corporate brands poisoned by politics

Companies that once seemed immune from partisan backlash are seeing their reputations plunge in response to political drama, according to new rankings from the annual Axios/Harris Poll 100. Why it matters: The findings suggest that companies that are slow to respond to political crises, or do it inc…
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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 480 employees.

  • What is Axios revenue?

    Latest Axios annual revenue is $25 m.

  • What is Axios revenue per employee?

    Latest Axios revenue per employee is $52.1 k.

  • Who are Axios competitors?

    Competitors of Axios include Cherwell Software, Accuweather and inkl.

  • 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.