BuzzFeed

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)
2,208 (est)
BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People/Management at BuzzFeed

Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti

Founder & CEO
Mark Frackt

Mark Frackt

CFO
Todd Levy

Todd Levy

CTO
John Johnson

John Johnson

Co-Founder
Ze Frank

Ze Frank

President
Greg Coleman

Greg Coleman

President
Lee Brown

Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer
Ken Lerer

Ken Lerer

Executive Chairman
Laura Henderson

Laura Henderson

SVP Marketing
Lenke Taylor

Lenke Taylor

Chief People Officer
Carole Robinson

Carole Robinson

Chief Communications Officer
Jinen Kamdar

Jinen Kamdar

VP of Product
Eric Karp

Eric Karp

Head of Licensing
Sam Figler

Sam Figler

Global Head of Business Development

BuzzFeed Office Locations

BuzzFeed has offices in New York, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin and in 20 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 $496.3 m. BuzzFeed's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.

BuzzFeed Financials

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%
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BuzzFeed Operating Metrics

BuzzFeed's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 176.8 m in Sep, 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, 2017Aug, 2017Sep, 2017

Monthly Unique Visitors

160.3 m157.1 m197.7 m198.6 m189.3 m184.4 m197.6 m200.28 m195.04 m194.75 m176.78 m

Digital Page Views

357.91 m402.06 m483.29 m488.58 m486.88 m471.47 m521.05 m660.7 m462.93 m

Monthly Unique Users

77.8 m

Monthly Video Views (Tasty One Top)

2.3 b
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BuzzFeed Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ZeegaFebruary 19, 2015
Torando LabsOctober 28, 2014
Kingfish LabsSeptember 11, 2012
YokeSeptember 11, 2012
Star.meSeptember 30, 2011

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 drops 'all the news too lit for print' slogan after New York Times lawyers step in

Apparently, BuzzFeed needs to cool it down.  The New York Times' lawyers reached out last week to BuzzFeed with legal concerns over the choice of slogan for the digital media company's new Twitter Live show AM to DM. In response, BuzzFeed removed it Wednesday.  SEE ALSO: Twitter is making some leg…

Puerto Rico’s Official Death Toll Hits 39, With The Final Number Still Unknown

The island's top public safety official neither confirmed nor denied media reports of many uncounted deaths.

Mitchell Sunderland Fired From Vice After BuzzFeed’s Bombshell Report

Vice says it was "shocked and disappointed" by the Broadly writer's "highly inappropriate and unprofessional conduct.”

'U mean condolences': Steve Bannon seemed hesitant about joining the Trump campaign, leaked email shows

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon joked about leaving Breitbart News for then-candidate Donald Trump's campaign last year, a leaked email shows. BuzzFeed News published a lengthy report detailing months of private email correspondence among far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos,, B…

Harvard’s admissions practices are under US government investigation

As of this fall, Harvard’s first-year class comprises—for the first time in history—a majority non-white population. Diversity-championing activists were thrilled at the news. But, it…

BuzzFeed's Hit Series Unsolved Has Merchandise And We're All WHEEZING

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BuzzFeed Company Life and Culture

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