Medium Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 5,547

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Investors
  • 29

Medium General Information

Description

Developer of a social publishing platform designed 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 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
Application Software
Information Services (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • 548 Market Street
  • PMB 42061
  • San Francisco, CA 94104
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

Medium Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Medium Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Secondary Transaction - Private 06-Apr-2023 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series D) 18-Nov-2021 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Secondary Transaction - Private 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC 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 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 Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
Developer of a social publishing platform designed to help people share ideas and thoughts and publish articles. The com
Publishing
San Francisco, CA
5,547 As of 2022
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00000000000 00000

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0000000000
Edwards, CO
0 As of 0000
00.000
000.00 0000-00-00
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0000 +

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00000000000 00000000
Mill Valley, CA
00 As of 0000
000.00
000000 - 000 000.00
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Medium Competitors (16)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
HackerNoon Venture Capital-Backed Edwards, CO 0 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
Brit + Co Venture Capital-Backed Mill Valley, CA 00 000.00 000000 - 000 000.00
Activate Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 00 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Zinio Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Hannon Hill Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed Atlanta, GA 00 00000000000
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Medium Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Evan Williams Founder & Chairman
Tony Stubblebine Chief Executive Officer
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Medium 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 Founder & Chairman 000 0000
Mariam Naficy Self Board Member 000 0000
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Medium 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 Investors (29)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Biz Stone Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
James Joaquin Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Matthew Mazzeo Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Spring Camp Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Foundry Group Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Medium Investments & Acquisitions (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Early 01-Sep-2023 00000 0000 Diagnostic Equipment
Parallel (Information Services (B2C)) 01-Dec-2022 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C)
Knowable (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) 16-Nov-2021 0000000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Projector 09-Nov-2021 0000000000 Multimedia and Design Software
Glose 14-Jan-2021 Merger/Acquisition Publishing 0000 0000
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Medium Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Knowable (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) Educational and Training Services (B2C) Los Angeles, CA 2014
Glose Publishing Paris, France 0000
Embed.ly Business/Productivity Software Boston, MA 0000
Superfeedr Internet Software Claymont, DE 0000
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Medium Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
The Bold Italic 12-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000
Matter Studios 01-Apr-2013 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Medium FAQs

  • When was Medium founded?

    Medium was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the CEO of Medium?

    Evan Williams and Tony Stubblebine are the CEOs of Medium.

  • Where is Medium headquartered?

    Medium is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of Medium?

    Medium has 5,547 total employees.

  • What industry is Medium in?

    Medium’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Medium a private or public company?

    Medium is a Private company.

  • What is Medium’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Medium is 00000.

  • How much funding has Medium raised over time?

    Medium has raised $176M.

  • Who are Medium’s investors?

    Biz Stone, James Joaquin, Matthew Mazzeo, Spring Camp, and Foundry Group are 5 of 29 investors who have invested in Medium.

  • Who are Medium’s competitors?

    HackerNoon, Brit + Co, Activate, Zinio, and Hannon Hill are some of the 16 competitors of Medium.

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