Funding Received
$12 Million in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$5.5 Million Series B on June 30, 2009
Founded:
2008
Headquarters:
Menlo Park, CA
Description:
High Gear Media is an automotive publisher that connects car-seeking audiences with content and tools that facilitate decision making.
Founders:
Hesky Kutscher, Ido Green
Categories:
Automotive
Website:
http://www.highgearmedia.com

Detailed Description

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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.

Current Team (4)

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Past Team (4)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $12M

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (3)

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    Accel Partners

    Accel Partners is a global venture capital firm with offices located in Silicon Valley, New York,...
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    DAG Ventures

    The firm invests in a variety of IT, energy, and life sciences companies.

Offices/Locations (1)

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    830 Menlo Ave

    Suite 201

    Menlo Park, CA 94025

    USA

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