HowStuffWorks Overview

  • Founded
  • 1998
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 1,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $55M
Latest Deal Amount

HowStuffWorks General Information

Description

Provider of entertainment and information based online podcast content intended to engaged fan base across multiple platforms. The company publishes podcast in the areas of auto, communications, computers, electronics, entertainment, food and more, engaging readers and fans across multiple platforms and distribution partners amassing a library of more than 6,000 podcasts and 1 billion downloads.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 675 Ponce De Leon Avenue
  • Suite 8500
  • Atlanta, GA 30308
  • United States
+1 (404) 000-0000
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HowStuffWorks Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Merger/Acquisition 13-Sep-2018 $55M 0000 0000 Completed Profitable
10. Debt - General 15-Feb-2018 0000 Completed Profitable
9. Later Stage VC (Series A) 31-Aug-2017 0000 0000 Completed Profitable
8. Merger/Acquisition 01-Jan-2016 Completed Profitable
7. Merger/Acquisition 30-May-2014 0000 0000 Completed Profitable
6. Merger/Acquisition 14-Oct-2007 00000 000.00 00000 Completed Profitable
5. Later Stage VC (Series B) 31-Jan-2007 000.00 000.00 Completed Profitable
4. Later Stage VC 20-Dec-2005 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series A) 12-Oct-2005 $30M $30M Completed Generating Revenue
2. Merger/Acquisition 31-Dec-2002 $500K Completed Product Development
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HowStuffWorks Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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HowStuffWorks Competitors (14)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Pinterest Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00.00 000000&0
000000000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0 0000 000000&0 0000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
000000000 00000 Formerly VC-backed Amsterdam Schiphol, Netherlands 000000&0
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HowStuffWorks Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Marshall Brain Founder
Jason Hoch Head of New Initiatives
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HowStuffWorks Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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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HowStuffWorks Former Investors (14)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Access Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Allen & Company Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ashford Capital Management Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Blucora Corporation Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Centennial Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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