BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment company. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment, and video across the social web to its global audience of more than 200M.
BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti and John Johnson. It is headquartered in New York, N.Y.
Funding Rounds (6) - $296.3MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Aug, 2015||$200M / Undisclosed||—||NBC Universal||1|
|Aug, 2014||$50M / Secondary Market||$850M||—||2|
|Jan, 2013||$19.3M / Series D||—||New Enterprise Associates||6|
|Jan, 2012||$15.5M / Series C||—||New Enterprise Associates||5|
|May, 2010||$8M / Series B||—||RRE Ventures||8|
|Jul, 2008||$3.5M / Series A||—||Hearst Ventures||4|
Current Team (43)Update
BuzzFeed was added to CrunchBase in 2008
BuzzFeed Entertainment Group, an entertainment division headed by Ze Frank, and video teams to separately support news and entertainment.
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Sub Organizations (1)Update
|Oct 25, 2016||Localytics - More People Access News Via Mobile Than Ever. How Do News Apps Keep Up?|
|Oct 21, 2016||Consumerist - Comcast Doubles Down On Buzzfeed With Another $200M Investment|
|Oct 20, 2016||Cranes New York - Tech - Slimmer New York Times gives Sulzberger son less room for error|
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|Oct 18, 2016||Cranes New York - Tech - Time Inc. names new chief financial officer|
|Oct 15, 2016||New York Times (NYT) - A Onetime BuzzFeed Wunderkind, Now at CNN|
|Oct 14, 2016||Buzzfeed - Instacart Cancels Plans To Scrap Tips Amid Threats Of Strikes|
|Oct 14, 2016||Mediagazer - Interview with new Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg, on the shift from writer to editor, hiring plans, mentoring staffers, and the historic Clinton endorsement|
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