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Genius is an online knowledge project that breaks down information with line-by-line annotations, added and edited by anyone in the world. The knowledge project began with Rap Genius, a website for annotating rap lyrics, and eventually expanded to all genres of music, as well as literature, news, history, sports, movies, and technology. ... Show more
HQBrooklyn, US
Employee Ratings4.8

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)223(+2%)
Revenue (Y, 2017)$10 M

Key People/Management at Genius

Tom Lehman

Tom Lehman

Co-Founder and CEO
Ilan Zechory

Ilan Zechory

Co-Founder and President
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Genius Office Locations

Genius has offices in Brooklyn, Seattle, San Francisco and Chicago
Brooklyn, US (HQ)
92 3rd St
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Genius Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Genius total Funding

$74.5 m

Genius latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Genius investors

Genius's latest funding round in March 2018 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Genius has raised $74.5 m
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Genius Revenue

Genius's revenue was reported to be $10 m in Y, 2017

Revenue (Y, 2017)

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Genius Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Y, 2016Dec, 2017

Monthly Unique Views

100 m

Monthly Visitors

40 m62 m
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Genius Online and Social Media Presence

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Genius News and Updates

Steve Jobs Was a Creative Genius. Steve Jobs Was a Total Jerk

An innovative genius. A total jerk. Where's the surprise?

Mark Hamill Taunts Trump With Genius Twitter Tip For His Tired Fingers

The "Star Wars" legend is here to help. Kind of.

Calculated Genius Nonprofit Organization Hosting Back-to-School Drive for CPS High School Teachers

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, Calculated Genius nonprofit organization will host its 1st-annual Teacher Appreciation supply drive for high school teachers. The drive will be held at the Park Grill at Millennium Park and will provide teachers the chance to sign up...

Genius Metals Inc. Announces Private Placement Offering of Common Share Units and Flow-Through Units


Genius Brands International, Inc. Issues Shareholder Letter

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (NASDAQ: GNUS), the global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, released a letter to shareholders from Chairman & CEO Andy Hey…

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk May Have Forever Changed Tesla's Fate--Here's Why It's Pure Genius

What do you get when you combine Musk's strategic vision with the power of Twitter? Something remarkable.
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Genius Company Life and Culture

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Genius Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Genius founded?

    Genius was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Genius key executives?

    Genius's key executives are Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory.

  • How many employees does Genius have?

    Genius has 223 employees.

  • What is Genius revenue?

    Latest Genius annual revenue is $10 m.

  • What is Genius revenue per employee?

    Latest Genius revenue per employee is $44.8 k.

  • Who are Genius competitors?

    Competitors of Genius include The Better India, TechCrunch and MobileAppDaily.

  • Where is Genius headquarters?

    Genius headquarters is located at 92 3rd St, Brooklyn.

  • Where are Genius offices?

    Genius has offices in Brooklyn, Seattle, San Francisco and Chicago.

  • How many offices does Genius have?

    Genius has 4 offices.