Medium (Publishing) Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 5,547

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series D

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $31M

  • Investors
  • 24

Medium (Publishing) General Information

Description

Operator of a social publishing platform intended to help people share ideas, and thoughts and publish articles. The company's platform offers simple creation tools combined with a larger distribution network, enabling readers to bring out fresh thinking and unique perspectives and readers to follow people and topics that matter to them, and receive a personalized feed of content every day.

Contact Information

Website
www.medium.com
Formerly Known As
The Obvious
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Primary Office
  • Post Office Box 602
  • San Francisco, CA 94104
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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Medium (Publishing) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Later Stage VC (Series D) 18-Nov-2021 $31M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Secondary Transaction - Private 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 19-Apr-2016 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 29-Sep-2015 0000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series A) 28-Jan-2014 0000 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round 06-Mar-2012 $7M $13M 0000 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round $6M $6M 0000 Completed Startup
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Medium (Publishing) Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 000,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series AA-3 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series AA-2 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series AA-1 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series Z 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Series Y 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series X 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series B 48,513,137 $0.000001 $0.35 $0.35 1x $0.35 3.28%
Series A 44,163,147 $0.000001 $0.35 $0.35 1x $0.35 2.99%
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Medium (Publishing) Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Medium (Publishing) Competitors (12)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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00000000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
0000000 Formerly VC-backed Utrecht, Netherlands 00 00.000 000000&0 00.000
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Edwards, CO 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
0000000000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 00000 000000000000 00000
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Medium (Publishing) Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Evan Williams Founder & Chairman
Tony Stubblebine Chief Executive Officer
Lauren Newton Head of People
Warren Shaeffer Vice President
Eileen Buckley Vice President of Finance
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Medium (Publishing) Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Benjamin Horowitz Andreessen Horowitz Board Member 000 0000
Christopher Stone Self Board Member 000 0000
Colin Kaepernick Self Board Member 000 0000
Evan Williams Medium (Publishing) Founder & Chairman 000 0000
Mariam Naficy Self Board Member 000 0000
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Medium (Publishing) 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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Medium (Publishing) Investors (24)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Hinge Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Spark Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Obvious Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The Chernin Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Medium (Publishing) Investments & Acquisitions (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 (000 16-Nov-2021 0000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
000000000 09-Nov-2021 0000000000 Multimedia and Design Software
00000 14-Jan-2021 0000000000 Publishing 0000 0000
000 0000 0000 12-Feb-2019 0000000000 Publishing
Unsugarcoat Media 01-Jan-2018 Merger/Acquisition Media and Information Services (B2B)
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Medium (Publishing) Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Knowable (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) Educational and Training Services (B2C) Los Angeles, CA 2014
00000 Publishing Neuilly sur Seine, France 0000
00000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Boston, MA 0000
000 0000 000000 Publishing San Francisco, CA 0000
0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) San Francisco, CA 0000
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Medium (Publishing) Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 0000000 01-Apr-2013 000000000000000000 Completed
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