Vice Media

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Vice is a digital media and broadcasting company, which specializes in publishing a magazine that covers information on various subjects, such as music, fashion, photos, travel, sports, technology, and food. It 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.

TypePrivate
Founded1994
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitevice.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2020)2,721(-5%)
Job Openings67
Revenue (Y, 2019)$600 M
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Vice Media

Nancy Dubuc

Nancy Dubuc

CEO
Suroosh Alvi

Suroosh Alvi

Co-Founder
Doug Jossem

Doug Jossem

Chief Revenue Officer, North America
Ramin Arani

Ramin Arani

Chief Financial Officer
Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Chief People Officer
Jesse Angelo

Jesse Angelo

President of Global News & Entertainment
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Vice Media Office Locations

Vice Media has offices in New York, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Miami and in 43 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
49 S 2nd St, Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, US
99 North 10th street Suite 204
Los Angeles, CA, US
589 Venice Blvd, Venice
Miami, FL, US
38 NW 24th St
San Francisco, CA, US
San Francisco
Victoria, AU
PO Box 2041, Fitzroy
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Vice Media Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1994

Vice Media total Funding

$1.7 b

Vice Media latest funding size

$250 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Vice Media investors

Vice Media's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $250 m. In total, Vice Media has raised $1.7 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 $600 m in Y, 2019
USD

Revenue (Y, 2019)

600.0m

Market valuation

5.7b
USDY, 2015Y, 2018EY, 2019E

Revenue

500.0m600.0m600.0m

Revenue growth, %

(14%)
USDY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

260.8k
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Vice Media Operating Metrics

Jan, 2020Mar, 2020Apr, 2020May, 2020Nov, 2020

Daily Content Pieces

1.5 k1.7 k1.7 k1.7 k

Monthly Visitors

300 m

Product Lines

555

Trademarks (US)

9920

Vice Media Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Refinery29October 02, 2019$400 m
VillainMay 04, 2018
STARWORKS GroupJuly 29, 2016
Garage MagazineJuly 05, 2016
Carrot CreativeDecember 10, 2013
The Carrot CompanyDecember 10, 2013
Holloway UK Limited
Holloway UK Limited(duplicate)
Levelprint Ltd
Pulse Films Los Angeles
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Vice Media Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Vice Media Online and Social Media Presence

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Vice Media Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    67/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    70/100

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Vice Media News and Updates

Vice Media has hired financial advisors to seek a buyer, may sell itself in pieces, sources say

Vice is considering selling itself outright or in pieces after failing to go public last year, sources say.

Vice Media Lays Off Staff Members At Vice, Refinery29 In Pivot To ‘Visual Storytelling’

The organization let go of 155 employees just last year.

Digital-news outfit Vice Media is eyeing a $3 billion SPAC merger — half its worth 4 years ago, report says

Summary List PlacementVice Media, a youth-focused digital publisher, is in discussions to merge with a special-purpose acquisition company in a deal that could value it at $3 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. That would be a discount from Vice's $5.7 billion valuation four years…

LiveXLive And Vice Media Partnered To Distribute The Annual Global Virtual Music Festival Music Lives 2021; Festival Streamed March 26-29, 2021

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media (Nasdaq: LIVX) ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video, and podcast/vodcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, Slacker Radio, React Presents and Custom...

Vice Media cofounder Shane Smith is selling his Los Angeles compound for $50 million. Take a look inside the ultra-private estate.

Summary List PlacementShane Smith, the cofounder of Vice Media, just put his Los Angeles estate on the market for $50 million, Jack Flemming reported for The Los Angeles Times. The compound has 14,000 square feet of living space across three structures: a main residence and two guest houses, accor…

Vice Media Names First Global CMO: Marketing Veteran Nadja Bellan-White

Vice Media Group tapped Nadja Bellan-White, an ad agency and marketing exec with more than two decades of experience, to lead its brand-storytelling efforts globally.
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Vice Media Blogs

Oklahoma Threatens Librarians: ‘Don’t Use the Word Abortion’

After a total abortion ban in the state, library workers in Oklahoma were warned to not help patrons find abortion-related information, period.

Dame’s Wand Vibrator Is Like a Spa Day for Your Clit (and Your Back)

The Com is a fresh take on the classic wand sex toys that’s just as powerful—but easier to use.

James Webb Spots the Farthest Galaxy Humans Have Ever Seen, Near the Dawn of Time

The object was spotted some 300 million years after the Big Bang, making it potentially the oldest known galaxy.

China’s Suspected Fentanyl King Claims He’s Being Framed by Pepsi, Coke

A CEO accused of suppling drug traffickers with chemicals to make fentanyl blames an American journalist—and Big Soda—for his U.S. indictment.

Amazon Just Bought Your One Medical Doctor

The retail giant is getting serious about entering the health care industry by paying $3.9 billion to acquire the boutique health care provider.

Minecraft-Based NFT Project in Disarray After Minecraft Bans NFTs

NFT Worlds generated millions in sales of Minecraft-linked NFTs, and now says it could "pivot" following a ban.
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Vice Media Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vice Media founded?

    Vice Media was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Vice Media key executives?

    Vice Media's key executives are Nancy Dubuc, Suroosh Alvi and Doug Jossem.

  • How many employees does Vice Media have?

    Vice Media has 2,721 employees.

  • What is Vice Media revenue?

    Latest Vice Media annual revenue is $600 m.

  • What is Vice Media revenue per employee?

    Latest Vice Media revenue per employee is $220.5 k.

  • Who are Vice Media competitors?

    Competitors of Vice Media include The Arena Group, Mic Network and Vox Media.

  • Where is Vice Media headquarters?

    Vice Media headquarters is located at 49 S 2nd St, Brooklyn, New York.

  • Where are Vice Media offices?

    Vice Media has offices in New York, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Miami and in 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does Vice Media have?

    Vice Media has 47 offices.