Overview

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Status
Acquired by on April 21, 2016
Total Equity Funding
$41.74M in 5 Rounds from 8 Investors
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Description:
Cheezburger is a Seattle-based company that operates a network of social humor websites.
Founders:
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Categories:
Social Media, Publishing, News
Website:
http://cheezburger.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
2007
Contact:
(206)734-4382
Employees:
1 - 10 | 3 in Crunchbase

Cheezburger is a Seattle-based company that operates a network of social humor websites, including such as I Can Has Cheezburger, FAIL Blog, Know Your Meme, and Memebase. It enables its website visitors to view, create, or remix themes and share their favorite funny pictures.

Cheezburger has published five books: A LOLcat Colleckshun, How to Take Over Teh Wurld, FAIL Nation, GRAPH OUT LOUD, and I HAS A HOTDOG: What Your Dog Is Really Thinking.

Cheezburger was founded by Ben Huh and Eric Nakagawa in September 2007 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Funding Rounds (5) - $41.74M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Feb, 2015$2.74M / Venture0
Dec, 2012$5M / Venture4
Jan, 2011$30M / Venture4
Aug, 2007$2M / Seed1
Jan, 2007$2M / Venture3

Acquisitions (2)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Mar 28, 2011Unknown
Apr 13, 2009Unknown

Current Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (4)

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  • Funny FAIL Pictures and Videos.
  • I Can Has Cheezburger? is the first photoblog to feature LOLcats. The site allows users to upload photos of cats and attach quirky,
  • I Has a Hotdog is the LOLdog (modeled after LOLcats) photoblog.
  • The Daily What features news, photos, videos, and information related to animals, art, celebrities, sports, technology, politics, and more.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    200 W. Thomas St.

    Suite 200

    Seattle, WA 98119

    USA

Past Team (4)

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Images (1)

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