Genius Revenue and Competitors

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$77.7M

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Estimated Revenue & Valuation

  • Genius's estimated annual revenue is currently $63.5M per year.(i)
  • Genius received $15.0M in venture funding in March 2018.
  • Genius's estimated revenue per employee is $231,635
  • Genius's total funding is $77.7M.

Employee Data

  • Genius has 274 Employees.(i)
  • Genius grew their employee count by 14% last year.
Competitor NameRevenueNumber of EmployeesEmployee GrowthTotal FundingValuation
#1
$13.9M48N/AN/AN/A
#2
$2.2M215%N/AN/A
#3
$69.1M24926%N/AN/A
#4
$7M235%N/AN/A
#5
$15.1M683%$28.4MN/A
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Genius is the world's biggest encyclopedia of music. Powered by its community, in-house creative team, and the artists themselves, Genius serves music knowledge to over 100 million people each month on Genius.com and everywhere music fans connect across the internet. Founded in 2009, Genius began as a platform for annotating rap lyrics. Over the years, it has expanded its mission to include more than hip-hop, and more than just lyrics. Every song has a story that needs to be told, and the biggest names in musicincluding Frank Ocean, Lorde, and Cardi Bcome to Genius to give the world insight into their art.

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$77.7M

Total Funding

274

Number of Employees

$63.5M

Revenue (est)

14%

Employee Growth %

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Company NameRevenueNumber of EmployeesEmployee GrowthTotal Funding
#1
$63.5M27426%$2.4M
#2
$87.6M27821%N/A
#3
N/A27821%N/A
#4
$77.9M286N/AN/A
#5
$78.8M2896%N/A

Genius Funding

DateAmountRoundLead InvestorsReference
2006-03-22$5.1MAEmergence Capital Partners, Walden InternationalArticle
2007-01-19$10.0MSecondMDV-Mohr Davidow VenturesArticle
2008-02-05$19.0MCAccel PartnersArticle
2009-12-14$6.5MDArticle
2011-03-17$UndisclosedEEmergence CapitalArticle
2014-07-14$40.0MBAndreessen HorowitzArticle
2018-03-08$15.0MUndisclosedEverblueArticle