IGN Entertainment Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1996

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 436

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 11

IGN Entertainment General Information

Description

Provider of internet media and services intended for the video game and entertainment markets. The company specializes in internet, gaming, entertainment, video, OTT (over-the-top), commerce and advertising media, enabling its users to avail daily content on their platforms for knowledge and entertainment.

Contact Information

Website
www.ign.com
Formerly Known As
Snowball.com, Affiliation Networks, Snowball Com Inc
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 2231 South Barrington Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA 90064
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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IGN Entertainment Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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IGN Entertainment Comparisons

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Industry
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Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
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IGN Entertainment Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Endeavor Streaming Private Equity-Backed Plainview, NY 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Twitch Interactive Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Netflix Formerly VC-backed Los Gatos, CA 00000 000.00 000000 - 000 000.00
GameSpot Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 000000000000
Amazon Studios Corporate Backed or Acquired Culver City, CA 000 000000&0
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IGN Entertainment Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Peer Schneider Co-Founder, Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer
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IGN Entertainment Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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IGN Entertainment Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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IGN Entertainment Investments & Acquisitions (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
1TwentyFour 11-Oct-2022 0000000000 Consulting Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Humble Bundle 13-Oct-2017 0000000000 Entertainment Software 00000 000
GameTrailers 17-May-2016 0000000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television
What They Like 21-Oct-2011 0000000000 Entertainment Software
UGO Networks 05-May-2011 Merger/Acquisition Movies, Music and Entertainment
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IGN Entertainment Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Humble Bundle Entertainment Software San Francisco, CA 0000
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IGN Entertainment Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Stroer Media Brands 20-Apr-2009 000000000000000000 Completed
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AskMen.com Solutions Canada 01-Jun-2005 000000000000000000 Completed
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Rotten Tomatoes 30-Jul-2004 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
GameSpy Industries 04-Mar-2004 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 2 buyers
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IGN Entertainment FAQs

  • When was IGN Entertainment founded?

    IGN Entertainment was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the founder of IGN Entertainment?

    Peer Schneider and Tal Blevins are the founders of IGN Entertainment.

  • Where is IGN Entertainment headquartered?

    IGN Entertainment is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

  • What is the size of IGN Entertainment?

    IGN Entertainment has 436 total employees.

  • What industry is IGN Entertainment in?

    IGN Entertainment’s primary industry is Movies, Music and Entertainment.

  • Is IGN Entertainment a private or public company?

    IGN Entertainment is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of IGN Entertainment?

    The current valuation of IGN Entertainment is 0000.

  • What is IGN Entertainment’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for IGN Entertainment is 000000.

  • How much funding has IGN Entertainment raised over time?

    IGN Entertainment has raised $25M.

  • Who are IGN Entertainment’s investors?

    Great Hill Partners, Hearst Ventures, Imagine Media, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, and Lightspeed Venture Partners are 5 of 11 investors who have invested in IGN Entertainment.

  • Who are IGN Entertainment’s competitors?

    Endeavor Streaming, Twitch Interactive, Netflix, GameSpot, and Amazon Studios are some of the 6 competitors of IGN Entertainment.

  • When was IGN Entertainment acquired?

    IGN Entertainment was acquired on 04-Feb-2013.

  • Who acquired IGN Entertainment?

    IGN Entertainment was acquired by Ziff Davis.

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