Blavity Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 194

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.5M

  • Investors
  • 17

Blavity General Information

Description

Operator of a video curating and editing platform created to economically support Black millennials across the African diaspora. The company's platform includes multi-cultural content and videos, built for and by passionate black millennials trying to add convenient balance to the way Black people are represented in media and culture, enabling users to get distinctive and original content as well as awareness regarding systemic racism.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Social Content
Multimedia and Design Software
Primary Office
  • 600 Wilshire Boulevard
  • Suite 1650
  • Los Angeles, CA 90017
  • United States

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Blavity Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Grant 01-Jan-2020 $1.5M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2019 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A) 05-Jun-2018 00.00 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Seed Round 31-Mar-2017 00.000 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Seed Round 03-Oct-2016 00.00 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 16-May-2016 $125K $175K 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 25-Nov-2015 $50K $50K Completed Startup
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Blavity Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A1 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Seed 3,149,461 $0.000010 $0.78 $0.78 1x $0.78 16.06%
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Blavity Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Blavity Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
AnyClip Venture Capital-Backed Tel Aviv, Israel 00 000.00 00000 00000 000.00
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00000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 0000 00000 00000000 00000
000000000 Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 00 000.00 0000000 0000 000.00
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Burbank, CA 000 00000 000000&0 00000
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Blavity Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Morgan DeBaun Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Wasif Khan Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer
Aaron Samuels Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer & Advisor
Jeff Nelson Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Michael Hadgis Chief Revenue Officer
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Blavity Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
John Lyman GV Board Member 000 0000
Marlon Nichols Cross Culture Ventures Board Observer 000 0000
Morgan DeBaun Blavity Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Blavity 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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Blavity Investors (17)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Kapor Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Vista Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Baron Davis Enterprises Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Comcast Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GV Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Blavity Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000 18-Sep-2017 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 00
Shadow and Act 27-Apr-2017 Merger/Acquisition Publishing 000000 00
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Blavity Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Travel Noire Media and Information Services (B2B) 2013
000000 000 000 Publishing Los Angeles, CA 0000
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