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Timeline

November 19, 2020
Verizon Media and BuzzFeed signs a new strategic partnership across content and advertising, including the acquisition of HuffPost, a media platform for news, commentary, entertainment, features, and lifestyle content.

November 19, 2020
BuzzFeed strikes a deal to acquire HuffPost in a stock deal with Verizon Media.

Funding rounds

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Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
BuzzFeed Series F round
200,000,000
August 18, 2015
6 Results
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Abbe Cohen

Employee

Abhi Agarwal

Employee

Abigail Leslie

Employee

Abigail Thompson

Employee

Adam Moerder

Employee

Adrian Pierce

Employee

Adrienne Lahens

Employee

Ahmed Idrees

Investor

Aileen Joa

Employee

Ainsley Sutherland

Employee

Ainslie Forsum

Employee

Alana Massey

Employee

Alana Tabak

Employee

Alejandra Bekerman

Employee

Alex Burton

Employee

Alex Watt

Employee

Alexander Herguth

Employee

Alice Mongkongllite

Employee

Alice Pham

Employee

Alix McAlpine

Employee

Allison Bagg

Employee

Allison Constable

Employee

allyson laquian

Employee

Amal Mgaresh, MBA

Employee

Amanda Howard

Employee

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Ben Smith | NYT
January 11, 2021
@bsindia
His value to BuzzFeed was clear: Hed do anything for the Vine, the short video platform that had a brief cultural moment before being crushed by Instagram and Snapchat in 2017
Isobel Asher Hamilton
January 7, 2021
Business Insider
Far-right extremists publicly voiced their plans for the Capitol on niche right-wing forums and mainstream social media like Facebook and Twitter.
Lucia Moses
December 2, 2020
Business Insider
In this week's Insider Advertising: The year in media losses, SPACs eye digital media, November's top stories.
Lara O'Reilly
November 27, 2020
Business Insider
Business Insider asked eight digital media experts to predict which digital media companies that could get acquired in the coming months.
Claire Atkinson
November 25, 2020
Business Insider
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies armed with hundreds of millions of dollars are already evaluating a variety of digital media ventures.
Anthony Ha
November 24, 2020
TechCrunch
HuffPost is becoming part of BuzzFeed, but HuffPost India and HuffPost Brasil will not be making the transition -- both sites are shutting down today. "Today is @huffpostIndia's last day," tweeted the team's editor in chief Aman Sethi. "Pound for pound, story for story, reporter for reporter, this is the greatest newsroom I have worked [...]
By The Associated Press
November 19, 2020
AP NEWS
___GM: New batteries cut electric car costs, increase rangeDETROIT (AP) -- General Motors says a pending breakthrough in battery chemistry will cut the price of its electric vehicles...
FinSMEs
November 19, 2020
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Anthony Ha
November 19, 2020
TechCrunch
HuffPost has a new owner, Facebook says its misinformation-fighting AI is getting smarter and Affirm files to go public. This is your Daily Crunch for November 19, 2020. The big story: Verizon sells HuffPost to BuzzFeed TechCrunch's parent company Verizon Media has sold HuffPost. This is part of a larger deal that also includes an [...]
Lauren Johnson
November 19, 2020
Business Insider
Business Insider's top advertising and media stories for November 20.
BBC News
November 19, 2020
BBC News
The deal will bring together two of the world's most high-profile digital media firms.
Dominic Rushe in New York
November 19, 2020
the Guardian
Jonah Peretti, the co-founder of the original Huffington Post, will run the combined company. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/REUTERS
By TALI ARBEL
November 19, 2020
AP NEWS
BuzzFeed is buying HuffPost from Verizon as part of a bigger deal that has the wireless giant investing in the digital-media company.BuzzFeed and Verizon did not disclose terms of the deal....
Bijan Stephen
November 19, 2020
The Verge
Verizon sold HuffPost to BuzzFeed in an all-stock deal. It also took a minority stake in the company for an undisclosed sum.
Barbara Smith
November 19, 2020
Business Insider
BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti, who helped launch The Huffington Post, will run both BuzzFeed and HuffPost after the deal closes.
Anthony Ha
November 19, 2020
TechCrunch
HuffPost has a new owner, with its current parent company Verizon Media reaching an agreement to sell the site to BuzzFeed. The Wall Street Journal broke the news and described this as a stock deal. Verizon Media is also making an investment in BuzzFeed and becoming a minority shareholder in the digital media company. The deal [...]
Jordan Crook
August 7, 2020
TechCrunch
The media landscape is changing rapidly. Even before COVID, media companies were looking at new revenue models beyond your standard banner ad, all the while trying to navigate the oft-changing world of social media and search, where a minor algorithm change can boost or tank traffic. Anytime an industry is in the midst of a [...]
Anthony Ha
May 20, 2020
TechCrunch
It's been a rough couple months for BuzzFeed (and media in general), but the company is still releasing fun new features. Today's addition offers a new, more social take on the quizzes that the site is known for. Instead of taking a quiz on your own and then sharing the results on social media (or [...]
BBC News
May 13, 2020
BBC News
The online media company says it will be focusing on stories for its US audiences.
By James Pero For Dailymail.com
May 8, 2020
Mail Online
According to legal documents first reported by Buzzfeed, the company is ending non-government related contracts in response to class-action lawsuits and scrutiny from regulators.
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