Outbrain Overview

  • Founded
  • 2006
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 784
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • (Cancelled)
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $250M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 15

Outbrain General Information

Description

Developer of discovery & native advertising feed designed to help publishers reach an engaged audience through distribution on top publishing sites. The company's open web preferred discovery feed helps in turning visitors into engaged audiences and connect consumers with advertisers through their content, products and services that may be of interest to them, enabling publishers to better manage, control and monetize their content by personalizing their editorial experience for consumers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • 39 West 13th street
  • New York, NY 10011
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000
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Outbrain Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Merger/Acquisition 03-Oct-2019 $250M 00000 Cancelled Generating Revenue
10. Later Stage VC 10-May-2016 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. IPO 30-Nov-2015 00000 000 Cancelled Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC (Series G) 27-Jul-2015 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series F) 22-Oct-2013 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series D) 14-Dec-2011 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 14-Feb-2011 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 11-Feb-2009 0000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 25-Feb-2008 $5.11M $6.31M 000.00 Completed Product Development
2. Early Stage VC 12-Feb-2007 $200K $1.2M Completed Startup
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Outbrain 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 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series F 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series E 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series B 14,565,760 $0.001000 $0.82 $0.82 1x $0.82 13.16%
Series A 7,065,907 $0.001000 $0.72 $0.72 1x $0.72 6.38%
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Outbrain Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Outbrain Competitors (55)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Storygize Angel-Backed Santa Barbara, CA 00 00.00 000000000 00.00
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 000.00 000000000 000.00
000000 Formerly VC-backed Boulder, CO 000 0000 000000&0 0000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Boston, MA 00 000.00 000000000 - 000.00
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Outbrain Executive Team (33)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Kostman Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Yaron Galai Co-Founder, Board Member & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Elise Garofalo Chief Financial Officer
Ori Lahav Co-Founder, General Manager of Israel & Chief Technology Officer
Ben Doumen Managing Director Belgium
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Outbrain Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
Arne Wolter Outbrain Board Member 000 0000
David Kostman Outbrain Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Dominique Vidal Index Ventures Board Member 000 0000
Ian Lane HarbourVest Partners Board Observer 000 0000
Joel Hwang HarbourVest Partners Board Member 000 0000
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Outbrain 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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Outbrain Investors (15)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Bertelsmann Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Susquehanna Growth Equity Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
HarbourVest Partners PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Lightspeed Venture Partners Israel Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Vintage Investment Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Outbrain Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 02-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 0000000
000000 05-Jun-2018 000000000000000000 Systems and Information Management 00000 00000
0000000 25-Jul-2017 000000000000000000 Social/Platform Software 00000 00000
00000 03-Mar-2016 000000000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 00000
Visual Revenue 07-Mar-2013 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Business/Productivity Software 00000 00000
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Outbrain Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Zemanta Social/Platform Software New York, NY 2007
0000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Cologne, Germany 0000
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