Medium is based on the belief that the sharing of ideas and experiences is what moves humanity forward. The Internet is the greatest idea-sharing tool ever imagined, but we’ve only scratched the surface of its capabilities. 

More concretely, Medium is a system for reading and writing. A place where you can find and share knowledge, ideas, and stories—specifically, ones that need more than 140 characters and are not just for your friends. It’s a place where you can work with others to create something better than you can on your own.
Company growth
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
270 (est)
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 office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US

Medium Metrics

Medium Summary

Founding Date


Market valuation*

$600 M

Total Funding

$133 M

Latest funding size

$50 M

Time since last funding

10 months


* Source:
We estimate that Medium's latest funding round in April 2016 was $50 M. In total, Medium has raised $133 M. We estimate that Medium's latest valuation is $600 M.

Medium Operating Metrics

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Monthly unique visitors

60 M25 M

Medium Online Presence

Medium News

Medium Company Life

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