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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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAxel Springer 1
HQNew York, US
Founded2007
Websitebusinessinsider.com
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 Fifth Avenue, 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 $58.6 m. Business Insider is a subsidiary of Axel Springer 1

Business Insider Operating Metrics

Feb, 2017Y, 2018

Global Editions

16

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

Business Insider is hiring a paid social media fellow in London

Business Insider is hiring a paid social media fellow in London. This person will be responsible for distributing our content across various social media platforms and building relationships with publishing partners. The right candidate is an organized multi-tasker who can manage posting schedules …

Tesla's vice president of manufacturing departs: Business Insider

Tesla Inc's vice president of manufacturing, Gilbert Passin, has left the company, Business Insider reported https://www.businessinsider.com/teslas-vp-of-manufacturing-gilbert-passin-is-out-source-2018-10 on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the situation.

UPDATE 2-Tesla's vice president of manufacturing departs - Business Insider

Tesla Inc's vice president of manufacturing, Gilbert Passin, has left the company, Business Insider reported https://www.businessinsider.com/teslas-vp-of-manufacturing-gilbert-passin-is-out-source-2018-10 on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the situation.

Business Insider is hiring a US news reporter in London

Business Insider is hiring an experienced US News reporter for our London office. We run a 24-hour news site and London is a crucial part of that operation.  The ideal candidate is a sharp, fast, and independent writer who can quickly identify the biggest story of the day, starting every morning wi…

UPDATE 1-Tesla's vice president of manufacturing departs - Business Insider

Tesla Inc's vice president of manufacturing, Gilbert Passin, has left the company, Business Insider reported https://www.businessinsider.com/teslas-vp-of-manufacturing-gilbert-passin-is-out-source-2018-10 on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the situation.

Tesla's vice president of manufacturing departs - Business Insider

Tesla Inc's vice president of manufacturing, Gilbert Passin, has left the company, Business Insider reported https://www.businessinsider.com/teslas-vp-of-manufacturing-gilbert-passin-is-out-source-2018-10 on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the situation.
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Business Insider Blogs

It looks like China and Australia are ready to cooperate in the South Pacific, but not everyone is on board

Australia and China have had a pretty significant diplomatic thaw this week as the respective top diplomats met in Beijing, the first high-level meeting in almost three years. But the Communist Party-run Global Times told its readers that's great for politicians, but ordinary Chinese still believe…

Panthers safety Eric Reid ejected after making head-on hit on Ben Roethlisberger and causing scuffle

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid was ejected for a late, head-first hit on Cam Newton. Roethlisberger was sliding after making a play with his legs, when Reid came in head-first and made contact with Roethlisberger's head. A scuffle ensued on the field as Steelers players went after Reid to defe…

'I don't want prayers. I don't want thoughts': Mother of Thousand Oaks shooting victim makes emotional plea for gun control

The mother of one of the 12 who died in a shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, made an emotional plea for gun-control legislation on Thursday. Susan Orfanos said her son, Telemachus Orfanos, survived the Las Vegas shooting in 2017 before being killed on Wednesday night. "My son was in Las Vegas …

Dramatic video shows a driver trying to escape a Northern California wildfire through a wall of smoke and flames

A video shows a driver's harrowing escape from a wildfire burning in Northern California. The so-called Camp Fire started around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday in Butte County, California, which is roughly 90 miles north of Sacramento. So far, at least 18,000 acres have burned, according to the California …

Amazon's cloud CEO just pooh-poohed employee concerns about selling its facial-recognition software to ICE and law enforcement (AMZN)

At a company meeting Thursday, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, addressed employees' concerns about the company's practice of offering its facial-recognition software to immigration and law-enforcement agencies, according to BuzzFeed News. Jassy largely dismissed those concerns, suggesting …

Mark Zuckerberg joined a private Facebook group for Harvard memes and group members are loving it (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg has joined a private Facebook group for Harvard-themed memes called "Harvard Memes for Elitist 1% Tweens."  No one is quite sure why Zuckerberg joined, but group members love it thus far.  The Facebook CEO even invited his fellow Harvard dropout, Bill Gates, to join.  On Thursday,…
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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 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor, New York.

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    Business Insider has offices in New York and London.

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