Buzzfeed is a social news and entertainment company with a focus on digital media and digital technology, providing breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and videos across the social web to its global audience. The Company also provides social advertising that engages consumers, inspires sharing and produces social lift or earned media.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2006
Size (employees)
2,135 (est)+3%
BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at BuzzFeed

Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti

Founder & CEO
Mark Frackt

Mark Frackt

CFO
John Johnson

John Johnson

Co-Founder
Greg Coleman

Greg Coleman

President
Ze Frank

Ze Frank

President
Lee Brown

Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer
Ken Lerer

Ken Lerer

Executive Chairman
Eric Karp

Eric Karp

Head of Licensing
Frank Cooper

Frank Cooper

Chief Marketing and Chief Creative Officer
Lenke Taylor

Lenke Taylor

Chief People Officer
Carole Robinson

Carole Robinson

Chief Communications Officer
Jinen Kamdar

Jinen Kamdar

VP of Product

BuzzFeed Office Locations

BuzzFeed has offices in New York, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and in 19 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
111 E 18th St
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BuzzFeed Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

BuzzFeed's latest funding round in November 2016 was reported to be $200 m. In total, BuzzFeed has raised $542.6 m. BuzzFeed's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.

BuzzFeed Financial Metrics

BuzzFeed's revenue was reported to be $260 m in 2016 which is a 53% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

260 m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %

53%

Market valuation

1.7 b
USDY, 2015EY, 2016E

Revenue

170 m260 m

Revenue growth, %

53%
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

175.3 k

BuzzFeed Operating Metrics

BuzzFeed's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 197.6 m in Jan, 2017. BuzzFeed's Monthly Unique Users was reported to be 77.8 m in Apr, 2017
Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Jan, 2015Jul, 2015Jan, 2016Jul, 2016Jan, 2017Apr, 2017Jul, 2017

Monthly Unique Visitors

160.3 m157.1 m197.7 m198.6 m189.3 m184.4 m197.6 m

Monthly Unique Users

77.8 m

Digital Page Views

660.7 m

Monthly Video Views (Tasty One Top)

2.3 b

Video Recipes (Tasty One Top)

1.7 k

BuzzFeed Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ZeegaFebruary 19, 2015
Kingfish LabsSeptember 11, 2012
YokeSeptember 11, 2012

BuzzFeed Job Categories

BuzzFeed Median Salaries

Source: 31 public H-1B filings from BuzzFeed

Traffic Overview of BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed Online and Social Media Presence

BuzzFeed News and Updates

BuzzFeed could be going public in 2018

 Media company BuzzFeed is trying to do the impossible by creating a new public media company today. According to reports from The Wall Street Journal and Axios, the company is working on an initial public offering for 2018. BuzzFeed has already raised hundreds of millions from VC firms and NBCUnive…

IPO! OMG! WTF? Buzzfeed is going public

OMG! Buzzfeed, the smash hit yoof site best known for its lists of cat gifs, is planning an IPO, reports have suggested.  We know. CNBC said a source had told it the company, which has more than 1,300 employees in locations all over the world, is looking to list in 2018. It's been a lo…

Buzzfeed’s new ‘Outside Your Bubble’ is a disaster in the making

The internet’s favorite love-to-hate/hate-to-love site is attempting to expose people to the opinions of others. Here’s why that’s a bad thing. BuzzFeed recently announced it’s rolling out an experimental new feature called “Outside Your Bubble.” A module sits at the bottom of its news articles, sho…

BuzzFeed vs. Trump

BuzzFeed’s CEO on the Future of Media: The Internet Always Wins

Jonah Peretti says social behavior has changed publishing forever.
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BuzzFeed Company Life and Culture

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