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. It also provides social advertising that engages consumers, inspires sharing and produces social lift or earned media.
Type
Private
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2006
Size (employees)
2,243 (est)
BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at BuzzFeed

Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti

Founder & CEO
Ken Lerer

Ken Lerer

Executive Chairman
Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Editor-In-Chief, BuzzFeed
Dao Nguyen

Dao Nguyen

Publisher
Ze Frank

Ze Frank

Chief Research & Development Officer
John Johnson

John Johnson

Co-Founder
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BuzzFeed Office Locations

BuzzFeed has offices in New York, New Delhi, Detroit, Denver and in 19 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
111 East 18th Street 13th Floor
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BuzzFeed Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

BuzzFeed's latest funding round in November 2016 was reported to be $200 m. In total, BuzzFeed has raised $497 m. BuzzFeed's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.
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BuzzFeed Financials

BuzzFeed's revenue was reported to be $260 m in Y, 2016 which is a 52.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

260 m

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

52.9%

Market valuation

1.7 b
USDY, 2015EY, 2016E

Revenue

170 m260 m

Revenue growth, %

53%
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BuzzFeed Operating Metrics

BuzzFeed's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 165 m in Jan, 2018.
Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Jan, 2015Jul, 2015Jan, 2016Jul, 2016Jan, 2017Apr, 2017Jul, 2017Aug, 2017Sep, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Dec, 2017Jan, 2018Jun, 2018

Digital Page Views

357.91 m402.06 m483.29 m488.58 m486.88 m471.47 m521.05 m660.70 m462.93 m

Global Monthly Content Views

9 b

Monthly Unique Visitors

160.30 m157.10 m197.70 m198.60 m189.30 m184.40 m197.60 m200.28 m195.04 m194.75 m176.78 m171.81 m165.78 m152.71 m164.97 m

Offices

18
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BuzzFeed Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Zeega February 19, 2015
Torando Labs October 28, 2014
Kingfish Labs September 11, 2012
Yoke September 11, 2012
Star.me September 30, 2011
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BuzzFeed Online and Social Media Presence

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BuzzFeed News and Updates

The Betrayed Clarinetist Whose Story Went Viral Was In Amazingly Good Spirits Talking About It On BuzzFeed's Morning Show

"It was the ultimate betrayal — to be stabbed in the back but also in the heart by someone you loved." Still, Eric was able to smile and laugh through his interview on AM2DM. View Entire Post ›

57 Things You Never Knew About Kristin From BuzzFeed Ladylike

"I already regret saying that." View Entire Post ›

CrossFit Spokesman Fired After Calling LGBTQ Pride A ‘Sin’

A CrossFit employee is out of a job after firing off a series of homophobic tweets.

Beyonce and Jay-Z fooled the world with photos of babies that aren't twins Sir and Rumi — and fans are seriously confused

Widely-circulated photos from Beyoncé and Jay-Z's joint concert on Tuesday appear to show the couple holding their 1-year-old twins, Sir and Rumi Carter. A representative for Beyoncé, however, told BuzzFeed News that the babies in the photos are not actually the Carter twins. The representative di…

Ivanka Trump may soon be in the crosshairs of FBI and congressional investigators

Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of President Donald Trump, reportedly pushed Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, to work with a Russian athlete to secure a deal for a Trump Tower in Moscow at the height of the election. The athlete, former Olympic weightlifter Dmitry Klokov, is said to have …

Everyone Is Wrong In This Week’s ‘The Bachelorette’ Beef

In the great framed picture debacle, it’s hard to root for either Lincoln or Connor.
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