Outbrain (www.outbrain.com) is the leading content discovery platform, reaching a highly engaged audience through distribution on top publisher sites, including CNN, Fox News, Hachette Filipacchi Media, Mashable, MSNBC and Slate. Outbrain provides publishers a service for recommended links to increase traffic and generate revenue.
Outbrain also works with brands and agencies including Starcom, Digitas, Mindshare, American Express, P&G, Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills and Exxon, offering a way to distribute content alongside publisher's own editorial recommendations. Outbrain acquired content recommendation platform Surphace (formerly known as Sphere) in February 2011. Founded in 2006, the company is headquartered in New York with offices in London, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, DC, Paris, Hamburg and Netanya, Israel, and is backed by Index Ventures, Carmel Ventures, Gemini Israel Funds, GlenRock Israel, Rhodium and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Funding Rounds (8) - $194MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|May, 2016||$45M / Private Equity||—||—||0|
|Jul, 2015||$50M / Private Equity||—||Susquehanna Growth Equity||1|
|Oct, 2013||$35M / Series E||—||HarbourVest Partners||8|
|Dec, 2011||$35M / Series D||—||Index Ventures||3|
|Feb, 2011||$11M / Series C||—||Carmel Ventures||6|
|Feb, 2009||$12M / Series B||—||Carmel Ventures||6|
|Feb, 2008||$5M / Series A||—||5|
|Jan, 2007||$1M / Seed||—||GlenRock Israel||2|
Current Team (27)Update
|Aug 3, 2016||Marketing Land - Report: Nearly three-quarters of native ads get failing scores|
|Aug 3, 2016||Business Wire - Adgorithms Launches Albert 2.0 – the Industry’s First Artificial Intelligence-Based Marketing Platform|
|Jul 25, 2016||Business Wire India - Content Marketing Summit Asia Takes its 3rd Edition to Mumbai on 23rd September|
|Jul 15, 2016||Cranes New York - Tech - Quartz closes in on $30 million in revenue while carving its own digital path|
|Jun 24, 2016||Sramana Mitra - Building a Billion Dollar Unicorn: Outbrain CEO Yaron Galai (Part 3)|
|Jun 22, 2016||Digiday - Spain’s election coverage gets a hand from Telegram bot|
|Jun 22, 2016||Sramana Mitra - Building a Billion Dollar Unicorn: Outbrain CEO Yaron Galai (Part 1)|
|Jun 17, 2016||The Drum - People on the move: Hires and departures at AOL, Bauer Media, Outbrain, Rubicon Project and more|
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