BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed Overview

Founded 2006
Founded
Status Private
Employees 1,100
Employees
Latest Deal Type Debt
Investors 20

BuzzFeed General Information

Description

Provider of a social news and entertainment platform. The company's social news and entertainment platform provides breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social Web, providing viewers with news and entertainment.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Social Content
Other Media
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • 111 East 18th Street
  • 13th Floor
  • New York, NY 10003
  • United States

BuzzFeed Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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BuzzFeed Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Debt - General 11-May-2017 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Corporate (Series G) 07-Nov-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Corporate (Series F) 18-Aug-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series E) 10-Aug-2014 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series D) 03-Jan-2013 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series C) 09-Jan-2012 000.00 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 14-May-2010 000 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 14-Jul-2008 $3.5M $3.5M 0000 Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup

BuzzFeed 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 G 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 000.00 000.00 00 00.0 00.000
Series G-1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00
Series F1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 000.00 000.00 00 00.0 00
Series F 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 000.00 000.00 00 00.0 00.000
Series E 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.0 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A 3,500,000 $0.001000 $0.08 $1 $1 1x $0.1 9.27%
Series A-1 3,800,515 $0.001000 $0.01 $0.16 $0.16 1x $0.02 10.07%

BuzzFeed Competitors (40)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
Digg Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 00 000 000000&0 000
00000000 000000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 0 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000 (00000 0000000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000000 00000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 0000 000000000000 0000
0000000000 Corporation London, United Kingdom 000

BuzzFeed Executive Team (54)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jonah Peretti Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Eric Muhlheim Chief Financial Officer
Felicia DellaFortuna Chief Financial Officer
Ze Frank Chief Research & Development Officer
Lee Brown Chief Revenue Officer

31 Former Executives

BuzzFeed Board Members (6)

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Name Representing Role Since
Christopher Dixon Andreessen Horowitz Board Member 000 0000
Jordan Levy BuzzFeed Board Observer 000 0000
Kenneth Lerer Self Executive Chairman 000 0000

3 Former Board Members

BuzzFeed Investors (20)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
NBCUniversal Corporation Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Capital Factory Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Crosscut Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
General Atlantic Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0

BuzzFeed Investments & Acquisitions (11)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000 000000 0000000 15-Mar-2018 000000000000000000 Publishing
0000000 0000 01-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
000000 00000000 01-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Internet Retail 00000 0000000
00000 19-Feb-2015 000000000000000000 Application Software
Hyper IQ 17-Dec-2014 Merger/Acquisition Software Development Applications 00000 0000000

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BuzzFeed Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Product Labs Media and Information Services (B2B) 2016
00000 00 Software Development Applications Minneapolis, MN 0000
000000 0000 Social/Platform Software New York, NY 0000
000 000000 0000000 Publishing Deerfield, IL 0000

BuzzFeed Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 02-Dec-2014 00 000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 4 buyers