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
|Sep 23, 2016||TechCrunch - Jonah Peretti on staying innovative with BuzzFeed Open Lab|
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|Sep 12, 2016||CNet - Twitter teams up with Cheddar news startup in latest live-streaming deal|
|Sep 9, 2016||Seattle PI - AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false claim of opposing the Iraq War|
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