Refinery29 Overview

Founded 2005
Status Acquired/​Merged
Employees 400
Latest Deal Type Buyout/​LBO
Financing Rounds 9
Investments 1

Refinery29 General Information


Provider of a media and entertainment platform intended to offer feminocentric digital content. The company's platform features a wide range of digital content like original videos, social storytelling and lifestyle news among others and also offers a variety of apparel and accessories, enabling women to know the latest trends in a hassle-free manner.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Internet Retail
Information Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 225 Broadway
  • 23rd Floor
  • New York, NY 10007
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Refinery29 Timeline

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Refinery29 Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Refinery29 Competitors (22)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
VICE Media Private Equity-Backed Brooklyn, NY 0000 00.000 0000000 0000 00.000
00000 000000 00000 Formerly VC-backed Santa Monica, CA 00 0000 000000&0 0000
0000000 00000 Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 00 000.00 000000&0 000.00
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 00.000 000000&0 00.000
00000 (0000000000) Venture Capital-Backed Arlington, VA 000 0000 000000000 0000

Refinery29 Executive Team (26)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Piera Gelardi Executive Creative Director & Co-Founder
Christene Barberich Global Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder
Amy Emmerich President & Chief Content Officer
Kate Ward President, International
Lauren Zalaznick Strategic Advisor

20 Former Executives

Refinery29 Board Members (9)

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Name Representing Role Since
000000000 000000 Turner Broadcasting System Board Member 000 0000
000000 00000000 Stripes Board Member 000 0000
00000 000000 Self Board Member 000 0000

6 Former Board Members

Refinery29 Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Refinery29 Acquisitions (1)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000000 29-May-2013 000000000000000000 Application Software 000000 0000000