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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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 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor
London, GB
16-24 Underwood Street
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In total, Business Insider had raised $55.6 m. Business Insider is a subsidiary of Axel Springer

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Business Insider News and Updates

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…

From a hush-hush Apple meeting to mysterious executive departures, 9 of the most important tech stories Business Insider reported in 2018

Business Insider's team of tech journalists was first to report some of the most important developments in tech in 2018. From the surprise departure of Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene to the internal turmoil at AR pioneer Magic Leap and the problems leading up to Uber's fatal autonomous-car crash, t…

Revisiting Business Insider Intelligence's 2018 e-commerce predictions — here's how they turned out (AMZN)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.  In late 2017, Business Insider Intelligence published predictions for the state of e-commerce in 2018. Here’s how a few…

Fintech predictions Business Insider Intelligence got right in 2018

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. A year ago, Business Insider Intelligence drew up a list of our top five fintech predictions for 2018. As we enter 2019, we’re revisiting them to see how they sto…

The year in photos: From passionate protests to technologies of the future, the best photos from Business Insider in 2018

Business Insider's photo coverage has spanned far and wide this year — from North Carolina to San Francisco, startup CEOs, livid protesters, family sedans, and chocolate bars.   We've documented the outcries of people and movements in the streets. We've shadowed those who serve and protect. We've t…
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Business Insider Blogs

12 details you probably missed in 'Unbreakable' and 'Split' that hint at the plot of 'Glass'

Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for "Glass." "Glass" — the sequel to "Unbreakable" and "Split," starring Bruce Willis, James McAvoy, and Samuel L. Jackson — is in theaters. If you go back and watch the first two films, both contain dialogue, comic images, and scenes that appear to hint at …

The end of 'Glass' teases a potential sequel. Here's what it could be about.

Warning: There are spoilers ahead for "Glass." The end of "Glass" ends on an unexpected note, wrapping up the franchise neatly. At the same time, the film opens itself up for potential spinoffs or sequels by unveiling a larger superhero world. M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" is finally in theaters a…

High-flying gaming startups Unity and Improbable have ended their feud peacefully after a very public battle that involved the creator of 'Fortnite'

High-flying game development company Unity has backed down after a bitter battle with $2 billion Improbable. Unity updated its terms of services on Wednesday to put in writing that Improbable, and any other developer, can continue using the Unity platform without restriction — seemingly ending the…

Netflix says more 'choose your own adventure' shows are on the way after the success of 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' (NFLX)

Netflix plans to make more interactive TV shows in the format of "Black Mirror: Bandersnatch," company officials said Thursday. The movie was popular with viewers and excited video content makers, officials said. Company officials see an opportunity in offering the system Netflix created to produ…

Acxiom, a huge ad data broker, comes out in favor of Apple CEO Tim Cook's quest to bring GDPR-like regulation to the United States

On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook called for sweeping regulation of advertising data brokers— essentially, an American version of the EU's GDPR data regulation law.  One of those data brokers is Acxiom, which said in a statement to Business Insider that the company also wants a national privacy law …

A commuter knitted a scarf to reflect the amount of times her service had been delayed in a year, and a German train company just bought it for $8,600

Germany's biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buying her "delay scarf."
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