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 (7) - $496.3MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Nov, 2016||$200M / Series G||—||Comcast NBC Universal||4|
|Aug, 2015||$200M / Series F||—||Comcast NBC Universal||1|
|Aug, 2014||$50M / Secondary Market||$850M||Andreessen Horowitz||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 (66)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
|Aug 23, 2017||Buzzfeed - This Woman Wrote A Beautiful Letter To Her 7-Year-Old Godson After He Was Told His Family Wasn't "Real"|
|Aug 23, 2017||CNBC - BuzzFeed made a smart hot plate that syncs with its viral cooking videos|
|Aug 22, 2017||Buzzfeed - The Girl Scouts Have Accused The Boy Scouts Of Secretly Trying To Recruit Girls To Appeal To Millennial Parents|
|Aug 22, 2017||DeMoines Register - New R. Kelly accuser steps forward with underage sex, abuse allegations|
|Aug 22, 2017||AdWeek - BuzzFeed’s Tasty and Nifty Brands Are Finally Joining Snapchat Discover|
|Aug 22, 2017||Buzzfeed - A Woman Who Says She Had Underage Sex With R. Kelly Is Finally Telling Her Story|
|Aug 22, 2017||Hollywood Report - BuzzFeed News Video Department Gets a Shake-Up|
|Aug 22, 2017||Palm Beach Post - Teens show up to historically black Howard University wearing MAGA hats|
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