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Websitehighgearmedia.com
Bloghighgearmedia.com...
Twitter@HighGearMedia
CategoryAutomotive
Phone650.353.2433
Emailfeedback@highgear...
Employees
Founded2008
DescriptionAutomotive digital media

Offices

Menlo Park, USA
830 Menlo Ave
Suite 201
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
USA

People

CEO
VP, Product
VP of Engineering
Board of Directors
Board Member
Board member
Board Member
Lead Designer

Acquisitions

Funding

TOTAL $12M
FUNDING TOTAL $12M
Series A, 11/2007
Accel Partners
Greylock Partners
$6.5M
Series B, 6/2009
DAG Ventures
Accel Partners
Greylock Partners
$5.5M

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High Gear Media

High Gear Media, a vertical media company publishing engaging, premium automotive content on some of the Web’s fastest growing car websites.

High Gear Media’s owned and operated automotive destinations have over 5.0 million visitors monthly and include its car review site, TheCarConnection.com, its luxury and performance site, MotorAuthority.com, and the leading green car site, GreenCarReports.com.

High Gear Media’s editorial staff and contributors have written at publications such as Car and Driver, AOL Autos, AutoWeek, Automobile Magazine, and Wired. The company’s content is syndicated to partners including the Washington Post, Yahoo! Autos, Fox News, Discovery News, SpeedTV and The San Francisco Chronicle. High Gear Media is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. and received its funding from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and DAG Ventures.

Recent Milestones

Videos


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Can HighGear Media Turn Lousy Blog Economics into a Huge Exit? (TCTV)

Added: 8/14/12

Screenshots

High Gear Media screenshot
Above: The Car Connection home page
Uploaded: 8/23/12
High Gear Media screenshot
Above: Motor Authority home page
Uploaded: 8/23/12
High Gear Media screenshot
Above: Green Car Reports home page
Uploaded: 8/23/12

Sources

  1. Auto News Network High Gear Media Acquires MotorAuthority.com (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  2. Citation Needed [add]
  3. Auto News Aggregator High Gear Media Gets $5.5 Million Second Round (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  4. Autoblog Green (green.autoblog.com) [edit]
    Cars (broadspeed.com) [edit]
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