Genius is an online knowledge project that breaks down information with line-by-line annotations, added and edited by anyone in the world. The Genius 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.
Company Growth (employees)
Brooklyn, US
Size (employees)
144 (est)+4%
Genius was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, US

Key People at Genius

Tom Lehman

Tom Lehman

Co-Founder and CEO
Ilan Zechory

Ilan Zechory

Co-Founder and President

Genius Office Locations

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

Genius Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$111.9 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


Genius Operating Metrics

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Monthly Visitors

40 m62 m

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