Overview

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Acquisitions
5 Acquisitions
Total Equity Funding
$246.3M in 5 Rounds from 13 Investors
Headquarters:
New York, New York
Description:
BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment company.
Founders:
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Categories:
Internet, Digital Entertainment, Social, Video, News
Website:
http://www.buzzfeed.com
Social:

Company Details

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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) - $296.3M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Aug, 2015$200M / Undisclosed1
Aug, 2014$50M / Secondary Market$850M2
Jan, 2013$19.3M / Series D6
Jan, 2012$15.5M / Series C5
May, 2010$8M / Series B8
Jul, 2008$3.5M / Series A4

Acquisitions (5)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Feb 19, 2015Unknown
Oct 28, 2014Unknown
Sep 11, 2012Unknown
Sep 11, 2012Unknown
Sep, 2011Unknown

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Aug, 2016$3M / Seed
Dec, 2014$50M / Venture

Current Team (43)

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Products (5)

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  • 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.
  • Swipe right to cute. BuzzFeed presents Cute or Not, the awesome photo app for the animal lover in all of us.
  • GoPop is a mobile app and social network that enables its users to engage in visual communication.
  • Tasty on BuzzFeed is a Facebook-only food video channels for people who love comfort food.

Sub Organizations (1)

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Competitors (4)

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  • Curated quotes is an innovative quote website focusing on quality over quantity.
  • Playbuzz is an open network for publishers, marketers and brands to create and share playful content items such as quizzes, lists and polls.
  • Provider of broader information on entrepreneurship, executive management, tech, personal finance and more.
  • Techmeme is a technology news aggregator.

Memberships (1)

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Partners (1)

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  • Yahoo! JAPAN, a search engine and online information portal, offers a variety of services including email, shopping, and broadband services.

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    200 5th Avenue

    8th Floor

    New York, New York 10010

    United States

  • Israel Office

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    Israel

Past Event Appearances (9)

Awards (1)

Images (3)

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