BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti, John S. Johnson III, and Kenneth Lerer. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.

BuzzFeed is a media news company delivering social news and entertainment. The company has raised nearly $500 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including NBCUniveral, Andreessen Horowitz, Capital Factory, Crosscut Ventures, General Atlantic, Lerer Hippeau, New Enterprise Associates, Founder Collective, RRE Ventures, Hearst Ventures, and SoftBank. It has been widely reported that BuzzFeed last raised $200 million in November 2016 at a post-money valuation of $1.7 billion.

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What is BuzzFeed's stock price?

0.3551 as of 10/2/23

Who are BuzzFeed's major investors?

New Enterprise Associates
SV Angel
Hearst Ventures
RRE Ventures
SoftBank Capital
Founder Collective

BuzzFeed Funding Rounds and IPO Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share IPO Valuation
11/7/2016 Series G & G1 $200MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/16/2015 Series F & F1 $200MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
7/28/2014 Series E $50MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
12/19/2012 Series D $19.37MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
12/23/2011 Series C $15.5MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
5/3/2010 Series B $8MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
6/25/2008 Series A and A1 $4.1MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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What is BuzzFeed funding to date?

BuzzFeed has raised $496.97MM to date.
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When was BuzzFeed founded?

BuzzFeed was founded in 2006.
Updated on: Sep 1, 2022