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BuzzFeed

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2006 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
1K-5K EMPLOYEES
Later Stage VC LATEST DEAL TYPE (Upcoming)
19 INVESTORS
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.

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

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Later Stage VC Upcoming Generating Revenue
9. Debt - General 11-May-2017 00000 Completed Profitable
8. Corporate (Series G) 07-Nov-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Profitable
7. Corporate (Series F) 18-Aug-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Profitable
6. Later Stage VC (Series E) 10-Aug-2014 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Profitable
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
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BuzzFeed Cap Table

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%
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BuzzFeed Investments & Acquisitions (11)

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 Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 02-Dec-2014 00 000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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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
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BuzzFeed Investors (19)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
NBCUniversal Corporation Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Capital Factory Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
General Atlantic Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Man Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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BuzzFeed Executive Team (49)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Jonah Peretti Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Greg Coleman President & Board Member
Todd Levy Chief Technology Officer
Ze Frank Chief Research & Development Officer
Lee Brown Chief Revenue Officer

29 Former Executives

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BuzzFeed Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
Christopher Dixon Andreessen Horowitz Board Member 000 0000
Eric Hippeau Lerer Hippeau Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Greg Coleman BuzzFeed President & Board Member 000 0000
Jordan Levy Self Board Observer 000 0000
Kenneth Lerer BuzzFeed Executive Chairman 000 0000

1 Former Board Member

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