BuzzFeed Revenue and Competitors

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Estimated Revenue & Valuation

  • BuzzFeed's estimated annual revenue is currently $300M per year.(i)
  • BuzzFeed received $200.0M in venture funding in November 2016.
  • BuzzFeed's estimated revenue per employee is $172,513
  • BuzzFeed's total funding is $696.3M.
  • BuzzFeed's current valuation is $1.5B. (June 2021)

Employee Data

  • BuzzFeed has 1739 Employees.(i)
  • BuzzFeed grew their employee count by -6% last year.
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BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. BuzzFeed covers breaking news, produces original video, and creates content that people want to share on the web. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more.



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BuzzFeed News

2022-04-19 - Britney Spears Dragged Her Ex Kevin Federline For Allegedly Refusing To See Her While She Was Pregnant After She “Flew To New York” And Vegas Where He Was Shooting A Video

I got a text saying, 'If you don't divorce Kevin he will publicly do it to you' … Since I hadn't seen him in a while I already knew it was...

2022-04-17 - Where Do The White House Easter Bunnies Come From?

The annual Easter Egg Roll returned to Washington, DC, on Monday after being canceled for two years because of the pandemic.

2022-04-17 - These Photos Will Make You Think About Just How Many Guns Americans Own

No place has been defined more by guns than the American West, with its legacy of John Wayne, westerns, and the wide frontier.

2021-08-02 - A TikToker had an allergic reaction to hair dye that caused chemical burns, face numbness, and sent her to the ER

Seraya Ellison’s face swelled up when she had an allergic reaction to hair dye. TikTok/@ser.gaya A TikToker’s told Buzzfeed her face swelled up and went numb after she tried to dye half her hair. Seraya Ellison said she had to go to the ER with chemical burns and scalp tenderness. She said it ...

2021-07-15 - A 24-year-old TikToker said people thought she was pregnant after an ovarian cyst the size of a softball ballooned, expanding her belly

Raquel Rodriguez posted a TikTok video showing how her stomach looks due to an ovarian cyst. TikTok/Raquel Rodriguez Raquel Rodriguez went viral on TikTok after she made a video showing how an ovarian cyst bloated her stomach. She told Buzzfeed she’s had the cyst for five years, and it used to ...

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BuzzFeed Funding

DateAmountRoundLead InvestorsReference
2012-01-10$15.5MUndisclosedNew Enterprise Associates, Lerer VenturesArticle
2014-08-11$50.0MUndisclosedAndreessen HorowitzArticle