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.

Palo Alto, US
Size (employees)
86 (est)+3%
Topix was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, US
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Key People/Management 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
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Topix Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$20 m

Latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

11 years ago


Topix's latest funding round in November 2006 was reported to be $15 m. In total, Topix has raised $20 m

Topix Financials

Topix's revenue was reported to be $36 m in Y, 2016

Revenue (Y, 2016)

36 m

EBITDA (Y, 2016)

5 m
USDY, 2016


36 m


5 m

EBITDA margin, %

USDY, 2016


547.7 k
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Topix News and Updates

Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai to step down

Sony said today that its chief executive, Kazuo Hirai, is stepping down, and will be replaced by the firm's chief financial officer. Kenichiro Yoshida will take up his new job as chief executive on 1 April, while Hirai will become Sony's chairman. Read more: The Sony Xperia Touch turns any sur…
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