Medium is an online publishing platform developed by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams. The platform is an example of social journalism, having a hybrid collection of amateur and professional people and publications, or exclusive blogs or publishers on Medium and is regularly regarded as a blog host. Medium also has its own publications, including the online music magazine Cuepoint, edited by Jonathan Shecter; NewCo Shift, led by entrepreneur, author, and journalist John Battelle; and the technology publication, Backchannel, edited by Steven Levy.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
286 (est)+3%
Medium was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Medium

Evan Williams

Evan Williams

Julie Russell

Julie Russell

Head of IT

Medium Office Locations

Medium has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
900 760 Market St

Medium Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$214 m

Latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


Medium's latest funding round in April 2016 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Medium has raised $214 m. Medium's latest valuation is reported to be $600 m.

Medium Financial Metrics


Market valuation

600 m

Medium Operating Metrics

Medium's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 60 m in 2016, which is a 140% increase from the previous period
Y, 2015Y, 2016

Monthly Unique Visitors

25 m60 m

Medium Online and Social Media Presence

Medium News and Updates

Medium Company Life and Culture

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