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, US
Business Insider was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Business Insider

Henry Blodget

Henry Blodget

CEO, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief
Gordon Crovitz

Gordon Crovitz

Board of Directors
Pete Spande

Pete Spande

Chief Revenue Officer
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Business Insider Office Locations

Business Insider has offices in New York and London
New York, US (HQ)
150 5th Ave 8th Floor
London, GB
16-24 Underwood Street
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Business Insider Financials and Metrics

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

Business Insider Operating Metrics

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Unique Visitors (US)

55 m
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Business Insider Online and Social Media Presence

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Business Insider News and Updates

MOVES-Bank of America Merrill Lynch's William Hillegass to join LMR Partners - Business Insider

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's equity derivatives head for the Americas region, William Hillegass, is leaving the bank to join hedge fund LMR Partners, Business Insider reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Business Insider Intelligence is hiring a Senior Research Analyst to lead the Digital Media team

We’re hiring a Senior Research Analyst to lead the Digital Media vertical from our New York office. At Business Insider Intelligence, we’re passionate about making market research that industry leaders use to make strategic decisions. To accomplish that goal, we hire great writers with an unrelenti…

Nightfood Ice Cream Featured on Yahoo, Bustle, Business Insider, and More; Initial Product Roll-Out Announcement Next Week

Tarrytown, NY, Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Nightfood, Inc. (OTCQB: NGTF), the innovative company solving America’s $50 billion-dollar nighttime snacking problem, is proud to announce Nightfood ice cream has earned media coverage from some of the largest online media outle…

Business Insider is hiring a global content translation fellow in London

Business Insider is looking for a paid fellow to join its global translation team in London.We’re looking for a news junkie with language skills to help find stories from our foreign language and global partner sites and translate them into English. We are ideally looking for a native English speake…

Business Insider is hiring a markets reporter in London

Business Insider is looking for a full-time reporter to join the team in London.This reporter would help to grow our Markets Insider site, a global real-time markets data destination.The ideal candidate would be a global markets junkie and killer writer who loves making each of their stories better …

We asked James Blunt what he'd do if he was the editor of Business Insider for a day: Here's what he came up with

We asked James Blunt to be the editor of Business Insider for a day, and tell us which stories he wanted us to cover. We were not expecting the singer — famous for his mega-hit "You're Beautiful" — to tell us he believes that ocean management and conservation doesn't get enough coverage in the med…
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Business Insider Blogs

Police in New Zealand are responding to a 'serious' active shooter situation in central Christchurch

Police in New Zealand are responding to an active shooter situation in central Christchurch. According to, the shooting occurred near at least one mosque in the area. A man with a gun entered the mosque at around 1:40 p.m. local time, the former president of the Muslim Association of Ca…

50 spring break destinations everyone wants to visit in the US

Choosing the perfect spring break destination isn’t always as easy as it seems. There are tons of options out there, which can make choosing just one feel really overwhelming.  If you need ideas for a great spring break trip, here are 50 destinations everyone wants to visit in the US.Asheville, Nor…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Wilbur Ross of not getting congressional approval to add a citizenship question to the census and lying about his reasoning

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grilled Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing over his approval of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The addition of the question — which asks individuals to state whether they are US citizens — is deeply controv…

The US sees Turkey's purchase of Russia's advanced missile system as a big problem for NATO, but Turkey says it can't quit the deal

Turkey's pending purchase of the Russian S-400 air-defense system presents a national security problem for NATO, senior US officials said Thursday.

US senators say the Pentagon's budget plan would use a 'slush fund' for Trump's border wall

Democratic senators berated top Pentagon officials over Trump's plan to sidestep Congress by using money meant for ongoing wars to fund a border wall.

Urban Outfitters is selling a bunch of colorful, themed hats for your cat

You can buy your cat a hat shaped like a lobster for $8.
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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.

  • Who are Business Insider competitors?

    Competitors of Business Insider include Yahoo!, Engadget and VentureBeat.

  • Where is Business Insider headquarters?

    Business Insider headquarters is located at 150 5th Ave 8th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Business Insider offices?

    Business Insider has offices in New York and London.

  • How many offices does Business Insider have?

    Business Insider has 2 offices.