[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] BuzzFeed, a media company that makes viral content, announced a $19.3 million fundraise this morning.Last January, it announced a $15.5 million round, and it has raised $46.3 million to date.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Jonah Peretti stretches out casually in his chair, sneaker over knee, in his downtown New York office.
BuzzFeed has acquired Kingfish Labs, a Facebook-data company, Business Insider has learned.Kingfish was founded by two former Huffington Post employees, Rob Fishman and Jeff Revesz.
BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti has some excellent advice for Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer. He left it in a Facebook comment.
If you haven’t heard of Newsle, a service which alerts you whenever your friends make the news, you will soon.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman via Business Insider”] New York City is full of startups. But the real winners have amazing leadership teams driving them to succeed.We polled tech industry executives and investors to find CEOs who are rising stars; they told us who their favourite early-stage startup CEOs are.
[credit provider=”Huffington Post”] A few months ago, the respected CTO of Huffington Post, Paul Berry, left AOL to start his own company, Rebel Mouse. Rebel Mouse will be launching in three to six weeks.While he’s still working on that project, he has a side project as CEO of a new […]
[credit provider=”jdlasica via Flick” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/3704229380/”] A few people in tech had amazing 2011s and they’ve started the new year with a bang.Some are working on incredibly innovative ideas and we expect their companies will continue to grow leaps and bounds this year.
[credit provider=”Huffington Post”] Ken Lerer, Jonah Peretti and Paul Berry all worked together in the early days of The Huffington Post. Lerer and Peretti were cofounders along with Arianna Huffington; Berry joined as CTO.Today Berry announced his departure from the news organisation. Betabeat has learned he’ll turn his attention towards […]
[credit provider=”Image courtesy of Buzzfeed”] After raising a $15.5 million Series C round and hiring Politico’s Ben Smith to lead a new push into original content, BuzzFeed’s been getting some serious, well, buzz.We spoke with Jonah Peretti, a former co-founder of the Huffington Post and BuzzFeed’s founder, about what BuzzFeed’s […]