Forbes

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    Forbes is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The Company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, and Forbes Europe magazines as well as Forbes.com. The Forbes brand includes magazines and licensed local editions around the globe, Forbes.com, TV, research, social and mobile platforms. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements. 

    TypePrivate
    Founded1917
    HQJersey City, NJ, US
    Websiteforbes.com
    Employee Ratings4.2
    Overall CultureC+

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)12,073
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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    Key People/Management at Forbes

    Mike Federle

    Mike Federle

    CEO
    Tom Davis

    Tom Davis

    Chief Growth Officer, Forbes Media
    Joseph Coughlin

    Joseph Coughlin

    Senior Contributor
    Mike Perlis

    Mike Perlis

    Vice Chairman and Strategic Advisor
    Ryan Derousseau

    Ryan Derousseau

    Senior Contributor
    William Baldwin

    William Baldwin

    Senior Contributor
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    Forbes Office Locations

    Forbes has offices in Jersey City, Chicago, San Francisco, North Sydney and in 22 other locations
    Jersey City, NJ, US (HQ)
    499 Washington Blvd
    Chicago, IL, US
    Great Central Station, 205 N Michigan Ave #3911
    San Francisco, CA, US
    101 Mission St 12th Floor, San Francisco
    North Sydney, AU
    2 80 Pacific Hwy
    Vienna, AT
    Nordbahnstrasse 36/0/3
    Zhabei Qu, CN
    399号 Heng Feng Lu
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    Forbes Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1917
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    Forbes Operating Metrics

    Forbes's Unique Visitors was reported to be 60 m in Feb, 2018.
    Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Dec, 2014Jan, 2016Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Apr, 2018

    Global Editions

    313638

    Content Contributors

    1.5 k1.5 k2 k

    Monthly Unique Visitors (US)

    44.5 m53.9 m59 m

    Unique Visitors

    27 m60 m
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    Forbes Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    CameramaMarch 16, 2015
    True/SlantMay 25, 2010
    FlipGlossNovember 12, 2009
    ClipmarksAugust 07, 2007
    InvestopediaApril 17, 2007

    Forbes Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    80/100

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    Forbes Online and Social Media Presence

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    Forbes Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      C+

      71/100

    • CEO Rating

      C-

      66/100

    • Compensation

      D

      54/100

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    Forbes Blogs

    CNN’s Jim Acosta: ‘Biggest Meltdown I Have Ever Seen From A President’

    Acosta tells viewers the president "sounds like he is out of control."

    Newspapers Are Struggling With Coronavirus

    Newspapers have been struggling, with many scaling back their coverage of the coronavirus. This comes at a time when people want more local information on the pandemic

    The Lockdown Live Streaming Revolution, From The DJing Priest To Radiohead

    From the DJing priest to Carl Cox's vegetable growing tips to Haçienda club classics, the COVID-19 lockdown is inspiring an outpouring of creativity via live streaming.

    The Writer Behind Lifetime’s New Clark Sisters Movie Shares Her Inspiration

    Camille Tucker began work on a movie project about The Clark Sisters fifteen years ago. With the help of Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige and Missy Elliott, the movie airs on Lifetime TV this Saturday.

    Help Our Neighborhood Restaurants: Cheryl’s Global Soul Brings Comfort Food To Brooklyn

    How a neighborhood joint blocks from the Brooklyn Museum is there for its community during the pandemic.

    How Oprah Winfrey And Her $2.6 Billion Fortune Inspired Rap’s Latest Hit

    Lil Yachty's single "Oprah's Bank Account" pays homage to the media mogul's wealth.
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    Forbes Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Forbes founded?

      Forbes was founded in 1917.

    • Who are Forbes key executives?

      Forbes's key executives are Mike Federle, Tom Davis and Joseph Coughlin.

    • How many employees does Forbes have?

      Forbes has 12,073 employees.

    • Who are Forbes competitors?

      Competitors of Forbes include New York Magazine, Kiplinger and New York Times.

    • Where is Forbes headquarters?

      Forbes headquarters is located at 499 Washington Blvd, Jersey City.

    • Where are Forbes offices?

      Forbes has offices in Jersey City, Chicago, San Francisco, North Sydney and in 22 other locations.

    • How many offices does Forbes have?

      Forbes has 26 offices.