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General Information

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Twitter@DiscoveryComm
CategoryConsumer Web
Employees
Founded6/1985

Offices

United States
USA

People

CEO
Founder & Executive Chairman
SVP, Group Operating Officer, Discovery Digital Networks
President, CEO & Board Director
President, Advertising Sales
President & CEO - Discovery Education & Strategic Distribution
President & CEO - Discovery Networks International
President, Animal Planet, Science & Velocity Networks
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Acquisitions

Total$280M
Revision3, 5/2012 $30M
HowStuffWorks, 10/2007 $250M
Academy123, 5/2006
Travel Channel, 1997

Investments

Grockit 12/2012
Lumos Labs 8/2012
Uber.com 5/2008
Remark Media 2007

Tags

Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 218 countries and territories.

Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 155 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network.

Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.

Recent Milestones

Videos

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Sources

  1. Discovery Gets a Web Video Arm, Courtesy of Revision3 (allthingsd.com) [edit]
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  3. Discovery Education and Academy123 Join Forces (redorbit.com) [edit]
  4. Discovery Communications on NNDB (nndb.com) [edit]
  5. Grockit Lands $20M From Discovery, Benchmark & Others To Bring Its New “Pinterest For Education” To The Masses (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Lumosity Raises $31.5M From Discovery Communications For Brain Fitness Games (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Discovery Invests in Sassa's Web Publishing Firm Uber.com; UMG Other Investor (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  8. ir.remarkmedia.com [edit]
  9. Discovery sinks $500K into fund for new programming (bizjournals.com) [edit]
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