Vox Media Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2003

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 1,900

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt Refin.

  • Investors
  • 17

Vox Media General Information

Description

Operator of an online media publishing agency intended to support sustainable editorial and business practices and lead the responsible direction of the industry. The company owns and operates online portals in distinct vertical categories like technology, news forums, and an adult gaming community, enabling clients to have access to sports media and a network of fan-centric communities.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
SportsBlogs, Sportsblogs Inc
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Publishing
Corporate Office
  • 1701 Rhode Island Avenue North West
  • 11th Floor
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • United States

Vox Media Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Vox Media Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
13. Debt Refinancing 10-Aug-2023 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
12. Later Stage VC 06-Feb-2023 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
11. Buyout/LBO 15-Nov-2022 Cancelled Generating Revenue
10. Debt - General 18-Oct-2022 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC 01-May-2022 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Jun-2021 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series G) 12-Aug-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series F) 30-Nov-2014 000.00 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series E) 03-Dec-2013 $37.6M $78.3M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series D) 09-Mar-2012 $17M $40.6M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Vox Media Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series G1 00,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series G 00,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00
Series F1 000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series F 00,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series E 00,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 000,000 00.000000 00 000.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series B 1,352,554 $0.001000 8% $5.79 $0.58 0x $0.58 8.28%
Series A 1,115,746 $0.001000 8% $4.48 $0.45 0x $0.45 6.83%
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Vox Media Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Washington, DC
1,900 As of 2023
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Vox Media Competitors (16)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
The Next Web Corporate Backed or Acquired Amsterdam, Netherlands 000 000000&0
Salon Media Group Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 000000&0
Group Nine Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 0000 000000&0 0000
Gannett Company Formerly PE-Backed McLean, VA 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
McClatchy Private Equity-Backed Sacramento, CA 0000 0000 000000000000 0000
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Vox Media Patents

Vox Media Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20130110885-A1 Story-based data structures Inactive 31-Oct-2011 0000000000 00

Vox Media Executive Team (45)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
James Bankoff Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Marty Moe JD President
Ryan Pauley President, Revenue and Growth
Sean Macnew Chief Financial Officer
Lauren Rabaino Chief Operating Officer
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Vox Media Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
Andrew Braccia Accel Board Member 000 0000
Benjamin Lerer Self Managing Partner at Lerer Hippeau & Board Member 000 0000
Casey Wasserman Self Board Member 000 0000
James Bankoff Vox Media Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman 000 0000
Jay Penske Penske Media Board Member 000 0000
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Vox Media 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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Vox Media Investors (17)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Glynn Capital Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Penske Media PE-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rockefeller Foundation Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kilmahew Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Shinhan Venture Investment Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Vox Media Investments & Acquisitions (20)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Group Nine 22-Feb-2022 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000
Criminal Productions 16-Nov-2021 0000000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television 00000 000
LFW.FI 01-Nov-2021 00000 0000 Other Financial Services
Hot Pod Media 07-Sep-2021 0000000000 Publishing 00000 000
Penguin Random House (Punch Drink) 23-Aug-2021 Corporate Asset Purchase Publishing
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Vox Media Subsidiaries (9)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Cafe Studios Broadcasting, Radio and Television New York, NY 2017
Revere Digital Information Services (B2C) Bangor, ME 0000
Epic Magazine Publishing Los Angeles, CA 0000
Criminal Productions Broadcasting, Radio and Television Durham, NC 0000
Editorially Business/Productivity Software NY 0000
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Vox Media Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Texture (Business/Productivity Software) 02-Dec-2014 00 000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Outsports 01-Jan-2011 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000 00000
WPVQ-FM 01-Jul-2000 Corporate Asset Purchase 00.000 Completed
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Vox Media FAQs

  • When was Vox Media founded?

    Vox Media was founded in 2003.

  • Who is the founder of Vox Media?

    James Bankoff, Michael Lovitt, Jerome Armstrong, and Tyler Bleszinski are the founders of Vox Media.

  • Who is the CEO of Vox Media?

    James Bankoff is the CEO of Vox Media.

  • Where is Vox Media headquartered?

    Vox Media is headquartered in Washington, DC.

  • What is the size of Vox Media?

    Vox Media has 1,900 total employees.

  • What industry is Vox Media in?

    Vox Media’s primary industry is Media and Information Services (B2B).

  • Is Vox Media a private or public company?

    Vox Media is a Private company.

  • What is Vox Media’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Vox Media is 00000.

  • How much funding has Vox Media raised over time?

    Vox Media has raised $445M.

  • Who are Vox Media’s investors?

    Glynn Capital, Penske Media, Rockefeller Foundation, Kilmahew Ventures, and Shinhan Venture Investment are 5 of 17 investors who have invested in Vox Media.

  • Who are Vox Media’s competitors?

    The Next Web, Salon Media Group, Group Nine, Gannett Company, and McClatchy are some of the 16 competitors of Vox Media.

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