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Red Ventures is a media company that offers direct marketing services. It is made up of distinct businesses that help people and partners in high-intent industries. RVU is consumers by helping to compare home services, insurance and other finances. Red Digital helps brands to attract and acquire customers by improving the initial impression and product activation. RV Health provides club and discount access to telehealth. RV Education helps students to find online degrees and courses.
HQFort Mill, SC, US
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)3,471
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Red Ventures

Ric Elias

Ric Elias

Chief Executive Officer
Dan Feldstein

Dan Feldstein

Chief Marketing Officer
Mark Brodsky

Mark Brodsky

Chief Financial Officer
Khemari Cook

Khemari Cook

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Tim Kullick

Tim Kullick

Chief Operating Officer
Jonathan Desrochers

Jonathan Desrochers

Chief Information & Security Officer
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Red Ventures Office Locations

Red Ventures has offices in Fort Mill, Sao Paulo, Gurugram, San Juan and in 1 other location
Fort Mill, SC, US (HQ)
1101 Red Ventures Dr
Sao Paulo, BR
R. Fidêncio Ramos, 308 - 5 floor - Vila Olímpia
Gurugram, IN
Level 8, Tower-1A, International Tech Park Gurugram, G.P. Realtors Private Limited IT/ITES SEZ, Behrampur Village, Sector 59
San Juan, PR
608 PR-25
Brighton, GB
floor 5, Tower Point, 44 North Rd
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Red Ventures Financials and Metrics

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Red Ventures total Funding

$250 m

Red Ventures latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Red Ventures investors

Red Ventures's latest funding round in January 2015 was reported to be $250 m. In total, Red Ventures has raised $250 m
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Red Ventures Operating Metrics

Red Ventures's Monthly Unique Visitors was reported to be 750 m in Jan, 2022.
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Monthly Unique Visitors

750 m

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Red Ventures Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Lonely PlanetDecember 01, 2020
CNETSeptember 14, 2020$500 m
Healthline MediaJuly 16, 2019
Higher EducationApril 13, 2019
ExpertFlyerNovember 06, 2018
AllconnectSeptember 07, 2017
BankrateJuly 03, 2017$1.24 b
Choose EnergyJune 26, 2017
Soda.comOctober 20, 2016
ImagitasMay 11, 2015$310 m
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Red Ventures Cybersecurity Score

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Red Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Red Ventures News and Updates

Livingstone Advises Red Ventures on Divestiture of TechRepublic

CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Livingstone is pleased to announce it has advised Red Ventures ("RV") on the sale of TechRepublic, a leading IT editorial and lead generation business unit within RV's CNET Media Group, to TechnologyAdvice. For more than 20 years, TechRepublic has...

Red Ventures Announces Closing of Acquisition of CNET Media Group

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Ventures today announced that it has completed the previously announced agreement to buy the business of CNET Media Group, an expansive portfolio of digital media brands that advise consumers across leading consumer tech, business tech,...

Red Ventures acquires CNET Media Group from ViacomCBS for $500M

Another big M&A play is going down in the the world of media. Publishing group Red Ventures today announced that it is buying CNET Media Group from ViacomCBS for $500 million. The deal will include the eponymous CNET tech site, as well as ZDNet, Gamespot, TVGuide, Metacritic, and Chowhound. The …

ViacomCBS to sell CNET for $500 million to Red Ventures

Red Ventures confirmed Monday a deal to pay $500 million to ViacomCBS Inc. to acquire CNET Media Group. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. ViacomCBS's stock rose 1.8% in premarket trading. The Wall Street Journal had reported last month that ViacomCBS and Red Ventures were…

Summit Partners sells Healthline to Red Ventures

Red Ventures has acquired Healthline Media from Summit Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Healthline is a publisher of consumer health and wellness information sites. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC advised Red Ventures while K&L Gates provided legal advice.
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Red Ventures Blogs

Empowered Feature: Connie Guglielmo and Faye McCray

Meet CNET Senior Vice President of Content Connie Guglielmo and Editor-in-Chief of Psych Central Faye McCray - the new executive sponsors our women's employee resource group, Empowered. The post Empowered Feature: Connie Guglielmo and Faye McCray appeared first on Inspired.

3 Things: Maggie & Teresa

Today’s episode is dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of people whose future has been in limbo for more than a decade, and for those who are waiting, working and wishing for a chance at the American dream. The post 3 Things: Maggie & Teresa appeared first on Inspired.

Winning the Right Way: The RV Approach to Accessible Online Experiences

If 1 in 4 US adults have some type of disability, then why do 97% of the web's top million home pages have accessibility issues? Discover how our engineering team committed to creating an accessible web experience through our recent site redesign. The post Winning the Right Way: The RV Approach to A…

Empowered Feature: Khemari Cook

On this month’s Empowered leaders feature, we hear from RV’s new Chief Diversity Officer Khemari Cook. Learn more about her and her role here. The post Empowered Feature: Khemari Cook appeared first on Inspired.

The Secret Life of RV: Leezel Tanglao

When she's not busy helping The Points Guy team crush its goals, Leezel is trailblazing efforts to stop the spread of COVID and misinformation within Filipino communities. The post The Secret Life of RV: Leezel Tanglao appeared first on Inspired.

Empowered Feature: Senior Associate Mari Gaby Lugo

Meet Mari Gaby: A Senior Associate in our Puerto Rico office and an alumna of our FWD787 (now RVPR) program. Find out more about her budding career journey here! The post Empowered Feature: Senior Associate Mari Gaby Lugo appeared first on Inspired.
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Red Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Red Ventures founded?

    Red Ventures was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Red Ventures key executives?

    Red Ventures's key executives are Ric Elias, Dan Feldstein and Mark Brodsky.

  • How many employees does Red Ventures have?

    Red Ventures has 3,471 employees.

  • Who are Red Ventures competitors?

    Competitors of Red Ventures include Harte Hanks, Horizon Media and Thinkingbox.

  • Where is Red Ventures headquarters?

    Red Ventures headquarters is located at 1101 Red Ventures Dr, Fort Mill.

  • Where are Red Ventures offices?

    Red Ventures has offices in Fort Mill, Sao Paulo, Gurugram, San Juan and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Red Ventures have?

    Red Ventures has 5 offices.