BuzzFeed Overview

  • Founded
  • 2006
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 1,755
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Reverse Merger
  • (Upcoming)
  • Investors
  • 26

BuzzFeed General Information

Description

Operator of independent digital media platform intended to deliver news and entertainment content to a global audience. The company's platform provides breaking news, original reporting, entertainment, and video across the social web, helping viewers with content that they want to share.

Contact Information

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

BuzzFeed Timeline

2018201920202021
Financing RoundFinancing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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BuzzFeed Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
12. Reverse Merger Upcoming Generating Revenue
11. Later Stage VC 19-Nov-2020 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Debt - General 24-Apr-2020 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
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 $15.5M $27M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 14-May-2010 $8M $11.5M 000.00 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 Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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New York, NY
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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
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Bangalore, India 000 00000 00000000000 00000
000 (00000 0000000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Brooklyn, NY 000 0000 000000&0 0000
000000 00000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 0000 000000000000 0000
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BuzzFeed Executive Team (52)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jonah Peretti Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Felicia DellaFortuna Chief Financial Officer
Peter Wang Chief Technology Officer
Rhonda Powell Chief Legal Officer
Katie Sitter Chief People Officer
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BuzzFeed Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
Christopher Dixon Andreessen Horowitz Board Member 000 0000
Eric Hippeau Self Board Member 000 0000
Janet Rollé BuzzFeed Board Member 000 0000
John Johnson III BuzzFeed Co-Founder and Board Member 000 0000
Jonah Peretti BuzzFeed Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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BuzzFeed 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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BuzzFeed Investors (26)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Anand Thaker Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Comcast Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Katherine Beardsley Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
SBNY Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Theo Satloff Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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BuzzFeed Investments & Acquisitions (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 01-Feb-2021 000000000000000000 Information Services (B2C) 00000 0000000
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
GoPop 19-Feb-2015 Merger/Acquisition Application Software
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BuzzFeed Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Product Labs Media and Information Services (B2B) 2016
00000 00 Software Development Applications Minneapolis, MN 0000
000000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) New York, NY 0000
000 000000 0000000 Publishing Deerfield, IL 0000
00000000 Information Services (B2C) New York, NY 0000
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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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