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. 

TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2011
Size (employees)714 (est)+8%
Websitemedium.com
Medium was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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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

25 m60 m
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Human Capital Metrics

Medium's employees are reported to be approximately 38% female and 62% male.
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Medium Online and Social Media Presence

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Medium Blogs

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…

Ad-Free Medium

We’ve been putting our energy at Medium into improving quality — hosting more thoughtful and carefully written content, and improving the reading experience. We want to eliminate distractions that get in the way of reading flow and reduce distortions that could undermine your trust in what you read …

A Sweeter Deal For Writers With Two New Features

Now, writers in Medium’s Partner Program can earn money for stories they publish in publications and can share Friend Links that guarantee that fans and followers can view their workToday, we’re making two improvements to the Medium Partner Program that have been among the most-requested features si…

We Have a Podcast! Meet the Hosts

Kara Brown and Manoush Zomorodi discuss the power of voice, their favorite books, and fancy pastaA conversation with Siobhan O’Connor, Manoush Zomordi, and Kara Brown. Illustrations: katie zhuLast week, we released the first episode of our first podcast, Medium Playback. On each episode of the show,…

The Age of Robocopyright?

Photo by Rock’n Roll Monkey on UnsplashWhat is Article 13?The European Parliament is set to vote next week on a proposed new law: the copyright directive. Article 13 is part of that law, and applies to “certain uses of protected content by online services.”The world contemplated by Article 13 is a w…

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