Company Overview

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Founded:
September 27, 2007
Founders:
Ben Huh, Eric Nakagawa
Employees:
200
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Funding:
$69M
Categories:
SaaS, Publishing, Social Media, News
Description:
Cheezburger is the company behind social humor sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger, FAIL Blog, Memebase and The Daily What.

Detailed Description

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Cheezburger, the company behind popular sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger? FAIL Blog, Memebase, and The Daily What, was founded in September 2007 by Ben Huh, a former journalist turned dot com entrepreneur with a knack for nailing popular zeitgeist. Ben has been credited with bringing Internet memes to the mainstream and popularizing Internet culture. The Internet media publisher counts a passionate fan base of 16.5 million people who upload more than 500,000 pictures and videos as well as view 375 million pages and 110 million videos each month. Cheezburger has been profitable since its inception with revenue from three sources advertising, traditional media publishing including books, and merchandising.

Current Team (2)

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Past Team (5)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (3)

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    I Has a Hotdog

    I Has a Hotdog is the LOLdog (modeled after LOLcats) photoblog.
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    I Can Has Cheezburger?

    I Can Has Cheezburger? is the first photoblog to feature LOLcats. The site allows users to upload...
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    FailBlog.org

    FailBlog.org was added to CrunchBase in 2011

Acquisitions (2)

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Investors (9)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    200 W. Thomas St.

    Suite 200

    Seattle, WA 98119

    USA

Images (1)

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