Mashable Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2005

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 508


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $50M

Mashable General Information


Provider of a media and entertainment multi-platform designed to offer digital culture and entertainment content for audiences around the globe. The company's global media platform, powered by its own proprietary technology, is redefining storytelling by documenting and shaping the digital revolution in a new formats and cutting-edge technologies to a uniquely dedicated audience, visitors and social followers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Corporate Office
  • 114 5th Avenue
  • New York, NY 10011
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000

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Mashable Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 05-Dec-2017 $50M 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Out of Business 05-Dec-2017 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Secondary Transaction - Private 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 16-Aug-2017 Cancelled Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 31-Mar-2016 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC (Series B) 29-Jan-2015 $17M $44.3M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Later Stage VC (Series A) 03-Mar-2014 $14M $14M 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Mashable Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A 3,810,539 $0.000100 $0.22 $3.68 $3.68 1x $3.68 15.64%
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Mashable Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Mashable Competitors (42)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
VICE Media Private Equity-Backed Brooklyn, NY 0000 00000 000000000 00000
The Wall Street Journal Corporation New York, NY 00000
Mic Network Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Ars Technica Corporate Backed or Acquired New York, NY 000 000000&0
Forbes (Jersey City) Private Equity-Backed Jersey City, NJ 000 00000 000000&0
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Mashable Patents

Mashable Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20170178177-A1 Positioning media to go viral Inactive 21-Nov-2013 00000000000
US-9304976-B1 Positioning media to go viral Active 21-Nov-2013 00000000000 00
US-10511679-B2 Method of determining and transmitting potentially viral media items based on the velocity measure of another media item exceeding a velocity threshold set for that type of media item Active 21-Nov-2013 000
US-20170324822-A1 Finding potentially viral media items Active 21-Nov-2013
US-9749431-B1 Finding a potentially viral first media content and transmitting a second media content that is selected based on the first media content and based on the determination that the first media content exceeds a velocity threshold Active 21-Nov-2013 000
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Mashable Executive Team (34)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Edward Wise Chief Revenue Officer
Greg Gittrich Chief Content Officer
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Mashable Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Mashable Former Investors (14)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Access Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
David Jones Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Edward Zimmerman Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Glean Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Joyance Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Mashable Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
IOEN 28-Sep-2021 00000 0000 00.000 Other Energy Services
CineFix 20-Jun-2016 000000000 Buildings and Property 0000 0000
Blippr 09-Mar-2009 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services 0000 0000
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Mashable FAQs

  • When was Mashable founded?

    Mashable was founded in 2005.

  • Who is the founder of Mashable?

    Pete Cashmore is the founder of Mashable.

  • Where is Mashable headquartered?

    Mashable is headquartered in New York, NY.

  • What is the size of Mashable?

    Mashable has 508 total employees.

  • What industry is Mashable in?

    Mashable’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Mashable a private or public company?

    Mashable is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Mashable?

    The current valuation of Mashable is 0000.

  • What is Mashable’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Mashable is 00000.

  • How much funding has Mashable raised over time?

    Mashable has raised $59.3M.

  • Who are Mashable’s investors?

    Access Venture Partners, David Jones, Edward Zimmerman, Glean Capital, and Joyance Partners are 5 of 14 investors who have invested in Mashable.

  • Who are Mashable’s competitors?

    VICE Media, The Wall Street Journal, Mic Network, Ars Technica, and Forbes (Jersey City) are some of the 42 competitors of Mashable.

  • When was Mashable acquired?

    Mashable was acquired on 05-Dec-2017.

  • Who acquired Mashable?

    Mashable was acquired by Ziff Davis Publishing Holdings.

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