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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. 

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TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitemedium.com
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)942(+11%)

Key People/Management at Medium

Evan Williams

Evan Williams

Co-Founder & CEO
Julie Russell

Julie Russell

Head of IT
Michael Sippey

Michael Sippey

Head of Product
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Medium Office Locations

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

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Medium's latest funding round in April 2016 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Medium has raised $132 m. Medium's latest valuation is reported to be $600 m.
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Medium Operating Metrics

Medium's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 60 m in Y, 2016.
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Monthly Unique Visitors

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Medium Online and Social Media Presence

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Medium Blogs

Answering Your Questions for Medium’s “Elevators”

A follow-up to our Q & A with Stephanie Georgopulos and Harris Sockel, editors at Medium who search for great stories on the platformRecently, we interviewed Stephanie Georgopulos and Harris Sockel, editors at Medium who work with independent, self-publishing writers on the platform to help thei…

An Honest and Open Letter to the D&I Community

And an invitation to a panel and open discussionPhoto by Ian Schneider on UnsplashDear Fellow D&I Practitioners and Enthusiasts,My name is Pema Lin, and I’m the Head of People at Medium. I joined this organization about a year ago, and I’ve had the privilege of working with our employee-driven a…

Medium: The Diversity Report

2018 EditionWe believe that having diverse perspectives and voices within our workforce is vital for us to offer diverse perspectives and voices to our readers, and the only way to have meaningful diversity at work is to foster an inclusive environment. Diversity for us includes, but is not limited …

Meet the Medium “Elevators”

Stephanie Georgopulos and Harris Sockel spend their days searching for great writing on MediumStephanie Georgopulos and Harris Sockel are editors at Medium who started out using the platform back in 2013, writing and publishing stories that explored the human condition. Now, they work to “elevate” w…

The Stories That Moved Us in 2018

The 18 (Really Good) Stories That Moved Us in 2018Medium editors share their favorite stories of the yearMedium’s had a big year. We’ve found different ways to work with writers. We’ve invested aggressively in editorial. And we’ve bridged the gap between platform and publisher.Tens of thousands of p…

How Medium Works With Writers

We’re investing heavily in editorial and the Partner ProgramAs many of you have noticed, we’ve been building out a team of editors and curators at Medium over the last several months. This is exciting. Our goal is simple: put terrific stories in front of our readers and, notably, our subscribers.Wri…
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Medium Company Life and Culture

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Medium Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Medium founded?

    Medium was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Medium key executives?

    Medium's key executives are Evan Williams, Julie Russell and Michael Sippey.

  • How many employees does Medium have?

    Medium has 942 employees.

  • Who are Medium competitors?

    Competitors of Medium include PCMag, Dayviews and Gamurs.

  • Where is Medium headquarters?

    Medium headquarters is located at 900 760 Market St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Medium offices?

    Medium has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Medium have?

    Medium has 1 office.