Vice is a global digital media and broadcasting company, which specializes in publishing a magazine that covers information in various subjects, such as sex, drugs, music, fashion, photos, travel, sports, technology and food. The Company also produces and licenses its content for mobile, TV, film and magazine companies and publishes videos across various content categories for the web. VICE’s digital channels include Creators, dedicated to the arts and creativity; Motherboard, covering cultural happenings in technology; and Noisey, a music discovery channel.

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TypePrivate
HQBrooklyn, US
Founded2006
Size (employees)3,413 (est)
Websitevice.com
Vice Media was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, US
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Key People/Management at Vice Media

Shane Smith

Shane Smith

CEO, Co-Founder
Suroosh Alvi

Suroosh Alvi

Co-Founder
James Schwab

James Schwab

Co-President
Andrew Creighton

Andrew Creighton

Co-President
Matt Elek

Matt Elek

CEO Emea
Alex Miller

Alex Miller

Executive Creative Director EMEA
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Vice Media Office Locations

Vice Media has offices in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Toronto, Montreal and in 25 other locations
Brooklyn, US (HQ)
99 North 10th street Suite 204
Los Angeles, US
589 Venice Blvd
Montreal, US
127 B King Street
Toronto, US
159 Dufferin St., Suite 100
Venice, US
589 Venice Blvd
Victoria, AU
PO Box 2041, Fitzroy
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Vice Media Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2006

Vice Media total Funding

$1.4 b

Vice Media latest funding size

$200 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Vice Media investors

Vice Media's latest funding round in December 2015 was reported to be $200 m. In total, Vice Media has raised $1.4 b. Vice Media's latest valuation is reported to be $5.7 b.
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Vice Media Revenue

Vice Media's revenue was reported to be $3.10 b in FY, 2016 which is a 520% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

520%

Market valuation

5.7b
USDY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

500.0m3.1b

Revenue growth, %

520%
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

1.2m
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Vice Media Operating Metrics

Feb, 2017

Locations

31
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Vice Media Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
STARWORKS GroupJuly 29, 2016
Garage MagazineJuly 05, 2016
Carrot CreativeDecember 10, 2013
The Carrot CompanyDecember 10, 2013
The Carrot Company(duplicate)December 10, 2013
Holloway UK Limited
Holloway UK Limited(duplicate)
Levelprint Ltd
Pulse Films Los Angeles
The Old Blue Last Limited
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Vice Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Vice Media News and Updates

How Vice plans to prove to advertisers its branded content works

Vice Media is the media empire largely built off being an content agency. For years, the Brooklyn media company has worked closely with brands to make them cool, or at least make their brands part of cool content.

Social Goods | Vice Media Executives on Leave, Fashion's Plus Size Problem

This week, Vice Media's president and chief digital officer are placed on leave after sexual harassment allegations, while plus size representation in magazines still has a long way to go.

Vice Media reportedly settled 4 sexual harassment, defamation cases against employees

Vice Media may be hailed as millennial digital-media darling covering edgy, hip topics, but its workplace culture is out-dated and rotten, according to a damning New York Times investigation published Saturday. The investigation uncovered four settlements for alleged sexual harassment and defamati…

Vice Media co-founders apologize for 'boy's club' environment at firm

(Reuters) - Vice Media co-founders issued an apology on Saturday, saying the Millennial-focused media company had allowed a "boy's club" atmosphere that included sexual harassment to flourish.

Vice Media co-founders apologize for 'boy's club' environment at firm

Dec 23 (Reuters) - Vice Media co-founders issued an apology on Saturday, saying the Millennial-focused media company had allowed a "boy's club" atmosphere that included sexual harassment to flourish.
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Vice Media Blogs

Celebrity Voting Selfies, Ranked

From the most cringeworthy to the actually pretty cool.

When the Dominican Republic Ended Birthright Citizenship, It Was a Disaster

Donald Trump wants to end birthright citizenship in the US. The only country to do that in recent years created a humanitarian catastrophe.

How a British Town Cleaned Up the Legacy of the 'Suffolk Strangler'

In 2008, Steve Wright was convicted of the murder of five sex workers. Ten years later, we visited Ipswich to see what memories remain.

We Still Need ‘They Live,' the Most Relevant 80s Movie

It's been 30 years since John Carpenter's classic alien invasion movie hit theaters, and it's more important than ever.

Inside an Underground Women's Mud Wrestling Ring in Chicago

"A couple times when police were called for noise complaints, the cops would stay and watch."

'Biopsy Part Two,' Today's Comic by Rebecca Kirby

After her intense surgery, Rebecca is still pretty out of it.
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Vice Media Company Life and Culture

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Vice Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vice Media founded?

    Vice Media was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Vice Media key executives?

    Vice Media's key executives are Shane Smith, Suroosh Alvi and James Schwab.

  • How many employees does Vice Media have?

    Vice Media has 3,413 employees.

  • What is Vice Media revenue?

    Latest Vice Media annual revenue is $3.1 b.

  • What is Vice Media revenue per employee?

    Latest Vice Media revenue per employee is $908.3 k.

  • Who are Vice Media competitors?

    Competitors of Vice Media include Mashable, Oath and BuzzFeed.

  • Where is Vice Media headquarters?

    Vice Media headquarters is located at 99 North 10th street Suite 204, Brooklyn.

  • Where are Vice Media offices?

    Vice Media has offices in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Toronto, Montreal and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Vice Media have?

    Vice Media has 29 offices.