Media Company

Vox Media


Funding Goal
Funding Raised So Far $61,132,220
Funding Commitments $0
Funding Remaining
Funding Type Common Equity
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
Previous Funding

Company Overview

Vox Media is an online publisher focused on the sports, personal technology and gaming categories.

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Business Summary

Company Age 20 years, 5 months
Employees 17
Sub-Industry Other Media
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SB Nation

SB Nation is the largest and fastest-growing network of fan-centric online sports communities. From the beginning, theyve focused on developing the highest quality grassroots sports sites on the webrecruiting only the most respected bloggers and writers to build their communities at SB Nation and empowering passionate fans to engage in the conversation.


Jim Bankoff
Chief Executive Officer
Jim B......

Jim B......
Chairman, CEO Vox Media
Twitter: @B......

Jim runs all aspects of Vox Media, one of the fastest growing online publishers, focused on the sports, personal technology and gaming categories. Vox is solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling and brand advertising at scale. Its audiences are among the most engaged and affluent on the web.

SB Nation, its sports brand, boasts over 30mm users per month across 300 individually branded, fan-centric sports communities, each covering a specific professional or college team, league or sport. In November 2011, Vox Media launched The Verge, which has quickly established itself as a category leader and the fastest growing site that covers technology. In October, Vox launched Polygon, a site dedicated to news and community for fans of gaming, anchored by an all-star roster of writers. All Vox Media sites are built upon, Chorus, its world-class proprietary publishing platform.

Dan Chilton
Senior Engineering
Dan C......

Tetris and gif master, participant in Amazing Race season 11, enjoys fabricating the second item on lists.

Michael Lovitt
Vice President Engineering
Michael L......

I am L......'s lack of a one-sentence bio.

Andrew Braccia
Andrew B......

Andrew B...... joined Accel in 2007 bringing with him a decade of operational and leadership experience. His primary areas of investment interest include Consumer Internet and Software businesses with a focus on web search, digital media, online gaming and online advertising. Andrew currently sits on the board of Cloudera, the distributor of the popular Apache Hadoop open source software package, OpenX, the world's leading Open Source Ad Server, High Gear Media, a next generation automotive content and advertising network, SB Nation, the fastest growing network of sports communities, and TRUSTe, the leading internet privacy services provider. Andrew also led Accel's investment in Tiny Speck, the maker of the online game Glitch and currently helps lead Accel's investment activity in the FB Fund.

Ryan Gantz
Ryan G......

With Photoshop blogs through CSS Soundsystem, jogging has 13 years sketch comedy and fatherhood ideation committed to Settlers of Catan since original Chorus background whiteboarding in Tetris Abbey.

Santa Barbara lives on social graffle positioned relative with kayak gadgets, Boston french fries, and his Instagram, Tom Waits.

Dave Zilberman
Dave Z......

Dave joined Comcast Ventures in 2006 and is responsible for identifying, executing and managing new investments. Focused on enterprise IT, services, communications and digital media, Dave brings a combination of operational, technical and advisory experience to bear as an investor. Prior to Comcast Ventures, Dave was at Flarion Technologies responsible for a variety of business development and corporate development initiatives and was instrumental in Flarions $805M acquisition by QUALCOMM. Prior to Flarion, Dave spent several years at Lehman Brothers as a communications and media investment banker. A graduate of Binghamton University, Dave holds degrees in Management and Finance. Dave is the founder and Chairman of CTI Towers and led Comcast Ventures investments in DocuSign, EdgeConneX, Enterproid, and Vox Media.

Ashton Kutcher
Ashton K......

Ashton K...... is an actor, tech investor and producer. In 2011, K...... created a venture fund, A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. A-Grade has invested in multiple tech companies including Spotify, Airbnb, Foursquare, Fab, Uber, Dwolla and Path. K...... is also co-founder of Katalyst, a media company creating original content for digital media, television and film. In 2010, K...... was named one of _Time Magazine's_ Top 100 Most Influential People. In that same year, his company, Katalyst, was named one of the year's Top 50 Most Inspiring Innovators by _Ad Age_ and one of _Fast Company Magazines_ Top 10 Most Innovative Companies.

Currently K...... stars in the CBS comedy series _Two and a Half Men_. Averaging over 14 million viewers per week, the show ranks as the second most-watched comedy on all of network television. K...... first gained recognition as Michael Kelso on the Fox/Carsey Werner series _That 70s Show_, which aired for eight seasons.

Jose Junior
Senior Engineering
Jose J......

A GNU/Linux sysadmin in a quest for perfect uptime. Gamer, as time permits.

Derek Bodner
Senior Engineering
Derek B......

Linux enthusiast, Philly sports fanatic, animal lover, writer and photographer.

Carmen Sarlo
Senior Engineering
Carmen S......

I listen to music better than I can play it.

Ted Irvine
Director Design
Ted I......

He is silently judging your design work right now.

Pablo Mercado
Vice President
Pablo M......

Pablo has two speeds: sleep and hungry.

Justin Glow
Justin G......

Everyday I'm grafflin'.

Trei Brundrett
Trei B......

Professional maker of things on the internet.

Specialties:writing on whiteboards, waving my hands, appreciating graph paper notebooks

Markos Moulitsas
Markos M......

Founder at Vox Media

Tyler Bleszinski
Tyler B......

President, Founder at Vox Media

Jerome A......

Founder at Vox Media

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