Topix is the leading news community on the Web, connecting people to the information and discussions that matter to them in every U.S. town and city.
A Top 5 online newspaper destination (comScore, January 2010), the site links news from 50,000 sources to 360,000 lively user-generated forums. Topix also works with the nation's major media companies to grow and engage their online audiences through forums, classifieds, publishing platforms and RSS feeds.
Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Topix LLC is a privately held company with investment from Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) and Tribune Company.

Company Growth (employees)
Palo Alto, US
Size (employees)
84 (est)+34%
Topix was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US

Key People at Topix

Chris Tolles

Chris Tolles

CEO, Co-founder
Mike Sawka

Mike Sawka

VP Engineering, Senior Director, Staff Engineer
Steve Rubinstein

Steve Rubinstein

COO, VP Engineering (and Operations)

Topix Office Locations

Topix has an office in Palo Alto

Topix Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$15 m

Latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

over 10 years


Topix's latest funding round in November 2006 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Topix has raised $15 m

Topix Online Presence

Topix News

Topix Company Life

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