VICE Media Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1994

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 2,001

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 16

  • Investments
  • 14

VICE Media General Information

Description

Operator of a digital media and broadcasting company intended to offer young-focused digital media content. The company publishes youth-focused, information on music, fashion, photo, travel, sports, news and technology via original programming, online video and over-the-top (OTT) services, enabling users to expand their knowledge with insightful digital content.

Contact Information

Website
www.vice.com
Formerly Known As
Punk Zine
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Corporate Office
  • 49 South 2nd Street
  • Brooklyn, NY 11249
  • United States

VICE Media Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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VICE Media Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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VICE Media Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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2,001 As of 2024
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VICE Media Competitors (31)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Complex (Publishing) Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000&0
Gawker Media Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 000 0000 000000&0
Refinery29 Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 000 00000 000000&0
Uproxx Media Group Formerly VC-backed 00 000.00 000000&0
The Daily Dot Formerly VC-backed Austin, TX 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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VICE Media Executive Team (49)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bruce Dixon Co-Chief Executive Officer
Chris Garbutt Chief Creative Officer & Co-President, Virtue
Colin Mitchell Chief Innovation Officer & Co-President, Virtue
Cory Haik Chief Operating Officer, News & Entertainment
Bea Hegedus Executive Managing Director, Distribution
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VICE Media Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 00000 VICE Media Co-Founder and Executive Chairman 000 0000
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VICE 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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VICE Media Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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VICE Media Investments & Acquisitions (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
PLTFRMR 30-Mar-2021 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000
Refinery29 01-Oct-2019 0000000000 00000 Publishing 00000 000
Woov. 01-Nov-2017 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software
Starworks Group 29-Jul-2016 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000000 00
Garage Magazine 05-Jul-2016 Merger/Acquisition Publishing 000 00000
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VICE Media Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
PLTFRMR Media and Information Services (B2B) Chicago, IL 2020
Pulse Films Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 0000
Vice Media (Studio Business) Movies, Music and Entertainment NY
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VICE Media Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Refinery29 01-Oct-2019 0000000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Boiler Room 01-Jul-2016 0000 00000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Within (Virtual Reality) 16-Jun-2016 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 10 buyers
Within (Virtual Reality) 01-Apr-2015 0000 00000 Completed
  • 13 buyers
i-D Magazine 19-Dec-2012 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 2 buyers
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VICE Media FAQs

  • When was VICE Media founded?

    VICE Media was founded in 1994.

  • Who is the founder of VICE Media?

    Shane Smith, Gavin McInnes, and Suroosh Alvi are the founders of VICE Media.

  • Who is the CEO of VICE Media?

    Bruce Dixon is the CEO of VICE Media.

  • Where is VICE Media headquartered?

    VICE Media is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

  • What is the size of VICE Media?

    VICE Media has 2,001 total employees.

  • What industry is VICE Media in?

    VICE Media’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is VICE Media a private or public company?

    VICE Media is a Private company.

  • What is VICE Media’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for VICE Media is 000000.

  • How much funding has VICE Media raised over time?

    VICE Media has raised $400K.

  • Who are VICE Media’s investors?

    Fortress Investment Group, Monroe Capital, and Soros Fund Management have invested in VICE Media.

  • Who are VICE Media’s competitors?

    Complex (Publishing), Gawker Media, Refinery29, Uproxx Media Group, and The Daily Dot are some of the 31 competitors of VICE Media.

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