Blavity

Blavity Overview

Founded 2014
Founded
Status Private
Employees 75
Employees
Latest Deal Type Early Stage VC
Investors 13

Blavity General Information

Description

Provider of a video curating and editing platform created to economically support Black millennials across the African diaspora. The company's video curating and editing platform helps to discover multi-cultural content and videos, built for and by passionate black millennials trying to add more balance to the way Black people are represented in media and culture.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • 160 Brannan Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94107
  • United States

Blavity Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Blavity Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Early 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

Blavity Cap Table

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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%

Blavity Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
Genesis Media Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 0000 00 000000 0000
00000 Private Equity-Backed Paris, France 00 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed Tel Aviv, Israel 000 0000 0000000000 0 0000
0000000 00000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
0000 00000 Formerly VC-backed Santa Monica, CA 000 00000 00000000 00000

Blavity Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Morgan DeBaun Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Aaron Samuels Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Nelson Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

1 Former Executive

Blavity Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
John Lyman GV Board Member 000 0000
Marlon Nichols Cross Culture Ventures Board Observer 000 0000

Blavity Investors (13)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Kapor Capital 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
Plexo Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0

Blavity Acquisitions (2)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000 18-Sep-2017 000000000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 000000
Shadow and Act 27-Apr-2017 Merger/Acquisition Publishing 000000 000000

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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