Business Insider

Business Insider is a fast-growing business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals. Launched in 2007 by former top-ranked Wall Street analyst Henry Blodget and DoubleClick executives Dwight Merriman and Kevin Ryan, the site is now the largest business news site on the web. Business Insider has seven international editions and 40 million visitors each month. In  September 2015, Business Insider was acquired by German publishing powerhouse Axel Springer for approximately $450 million.

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HQNew York, NY, US
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Business Insider was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY, US

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Key People/Management at Business Insider

Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget

Gordon Crovitz

Gordon Crovitz

Board of Directors
Pete Spande

Pete Spande

Publisher and CRO
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Business Insider Office Locations

Business Insider has offices in New York, San Francisco and London
New York, NY, US (HQ)
1 Liberty St 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA, US
535 Mission St 14th Floor, San Francisco
London, GB
32 Scrutton St, Shoreditch
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Business Insider Financials and Metrics

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$55.6 m


In total, Business Insider had raised $55.6 m. Business Insider is a subsidiary of Axel Springer

Business Insider Operating Metrics

Feb, 2017Y, 2018

Global Editions


Unique Visitors (US)

55 m
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Business Insider Cybersecurity Score

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Business Insider Online and Social Media Presence

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Business Insider Company Culture

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Business Insider News and Updates

Introducing the Business Insider Global Trends Report

The Business Insider Global Trends Report is a comprehensive review of important global business trends for corporate leaders and entrepreneurs over the next 2-3 years. The report has been developed with Business Insider newsrooms all over the world, market analysts, and the CEOs of leading internat…

Business Insider regularly talks to young people who are making their mark in luxury — here is a guide to who we have spoken to so far

Summary List PlacementLuxury is a pretty hard sector to tap into — and even years of notoriety doesn't necessarily mean years of financial stability or economic success. The coronavirus pandemic only heightened many of those issues, as brands and retailers throughout the world have been forced to …

Business Insider spoke to more than 30 insiders about how Rolling Stone owner Jay Penske dodged controversy to quietly amass a media empire

Summary List Placement He has movie-star good looks, a former Victoria's Secret model wife, and a billionaire father. Now Jay Penske can lay claim to the second-largest audience in digital publishing in the US. On September 23, Penske Media Corporation, or PMC, which owns Rolling Stone, Variety, an…

Morning Brew, the business newsletter publisher for millennials, is in talks to sell itself to Business Insider

Morning Brew co-founders Alex Lieberman and Austin Reif | Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images A deal could value the 5-year-old company at more than $75 million Two college students started Morning Brew five years ago. Now they’re in talks to sell their business newsletter c…

TikTok VP Blake Chandlee to speak at the Business Insider Global Trends Festival 2020

Business Insider is proud to announce that Blake Chandlee will speak at the inaugural BI Global Trends Festival, a virtual event taking place the week of October 19-23, 2020.Summary List Placement Chandlee is the VP overseeing all of TikTok's ad partnerships, sales operations, and anything the app …

Nassim Nicholas Taleb to speak at the Business Insider Global Trends Festival 2020

Business Insider is proud to announce that Nassim Nicholas Taleb will speak at the inaugural BI Global Trends Festival, a virtual event taking place the week of October 19-23, 2020.Summary List Placement Taleb is an American statistician whose academic work focuses on issues connected with probabil…
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Business Insider Blogs

Tucker Carlson has moved his show to Hungary for the week, where he met controversial PM Viktor Orban and is scheduled to speak at a far-right conference

Fox News host Tucker Carlson announced that he would be broadcasting his show this week from Budapest, as he met with Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Iowa pays $5k each to BLM protestors who were banned from the state Capitol

The Iowa State Appeal Board voted to approve a settlement agreement that will pay five Black Lives Matter protestors damages and withdraw their bans from the state Capitol.

Matt Damon backtracks and says he's never used the homophobic slur 'f-----t' in his personal life, or slurs of any kind

The actor is receiving backlash for saying in an interview that he only stopped using the offensive slur months ago.

Suni Lee failed to win gold on the uneven bars and blamed the 'mess up' on spending too much time on social media

The individual all-around champion vowed to stay off social media so she could focus on her next Olympics event, but she's continued to post anyway.

How gutters are professionally deep cleaned

Clogged gutters can pose a serious threat to a home's foundation. The Gutter Guyz shows us how to clean wet and dry debris from gutters.

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' TV series finally has a premiere date

Amazon Studios released the official first photo and premiere date for "Lord of the Rings" the same day filming for the first season wrapped.
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Business Insider Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Business Insider founded?

    Business Insider was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Business Insider key executives?

    Business Insider's key executives are Henry Blodget, Gordon Crovitz and Pete Spande.

  • How many employees does Business Insider have?

    Business Insider has 11,796 employees.

  • Who are Business Insider competitors?

    Competitors of Business Insider include Engadget, Yahoo! and Google Keyword.

  • Where is Business Insider headquarters?

    Business Insider headquarters is located at 1 Liberty St 8th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Business Insider offices?

    Business Insider has offices in New York, San Francisco and London.

  • How many offices does Business Insider have?

    Business Insider has 3 offices.