Rubicon Project

Rubicon Project is a technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising. The Company's platform features applications and services for digital advertising sellers, including websites, mobile applications, and other digital media properties, to sell their advertising inventory; applications and services for buyers, including advertisers, agencies, agency trading desks, demand side platforms, or DSPs, and ad networks, to buy advertising inventory; and a marketplace over which such transactions are executed. Together, these features power and enhance a comprehensive, transparent, independent advertising marketplace that brings buyers and sellers together and facilitates intelligent decision-making and automated transaction execution for the advertising inventory.

Company Growth (employees)
Playa Vista, US
Size (employees)
572 (est)
Rubicon Project was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Playa Vista, US

Key People/Management at Rubicon Project

Frank Addante

Frank Addante

CEO, Founder and Chief Product Architect
Greg Raifman

Greg Raifman


Rubicon Project Office Locations

Rubicon Project has offices in Playa Vista, New York, London, Paris and in 20 other locations
Playa Vista, US (HQ)
12181 Bluff Creek Drive, 4th Floor
New York, US
180 Madison Avenue 14th Floor
Paris, FR
12 Rue Vivienne
Hamburg, DE
Kampstrasse 4
Tokyo, JP
Ark Mori Building, 12th Floor, 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku
London, GB
2nd Level, 25 Procter Street
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Rubicon Project Financials and Metrics

Rubicon Project Financials

Rubicon Project's revenue was reported to be $278.2 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

35.2 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

22.2 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(103.6 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(105.8 m)

Market capitalization (23-Feb-2018)

86.8 m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

99.5 m
Rubicon Project's current market capitalization is $86.8 m.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


125.3 m248.5 m278.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

58.5 m73.2 m

Gross profit

190 m205 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


37.2 m53 m64.3 m69.2 m70.5 m65.8 m46 m42.9 m35.2 m

Cost of goods sold

6.6 m14 m16.6 m16.8 m17.5 m17.8 m14.7 m13.7 m13 m

Gross profit

30.6 m39 m47.7 m52.4 m53 m48 m31.3 m29.2 m22.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDSep, 2016


65.8 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


97.2 m116.5 m149.4 m

Accounts Receivable

133.3 m218.2 m192.1 m


7.5 m129.3 m9.5 m

Current Assets

238 m365.7 m391.6 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


24.5 m105.7 m104.1 m120.3 m99.2 m79.9 m136.6 m147.2 m154.3 m149.4 m165.2 m99.5 m

Accounts Receivable

74.7 m91.2 m99.9 m120.7 m147.7 m158.8 m159.3 m158.3 m152.6 m133.6 m27.4 m133 m

Current Assets

103.6 m202 m210.3 m246.5 m266.7 m266.8 m325 m352.5 m356.2 m333.1 m342.3 m282.5 m


9 m11.8 m14.1 m14.1 m15.7 m16.1 m24.3 m24.8 m29 m33.2 m34.1 m37.4 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(18.7 m)422 k(18.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

12.5 m31 m42.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(38 m)(71.8 m)25.8 m

Accounts Payable

29.9 m93.1 m(33 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(6.1 m)(15.5 m)(20.1 m)(5 m)(17 m)(20 m)2.3 m(393 k)3.1 m(15.8 m)(27.4 m)(131 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.4 m5.1 m8.1 m4.4 m13.8 m22.5 m8.6 m18.4 m29.4 m10.1 m19 m27.2 m

Accounts Receivable

20.1 m3.8 m(5.3 m)12.2 m(1 m)(12.3 m)59.3 m59.6 m65.6 m58.5 m52.9 m58.9 m

Accounts Payable

(17.9 m)(1.6 m)9.1 m5.6 m19.8 m11.6 m(64.2 m)(59.3 m)(63.1 m)(54.8 m)(44.6 m)(50 m)
USDY, 2017


61.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Rubicon Project Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q4, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Take Rate


Patents (US)


Patents Pending (US)


Patents Pending (foreign)

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Rubicon Project Market Value History

Rubicon Project Median Salaries

Source: 83 public H-1B filings from Rubicon Project

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