Cheezburger

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  • Corporate name: Cheezburger
  • Founded: 09/2007
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Cheezburger, the company behind popular sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, Memebase, and The Daily What, was founded in September 2007 by Ben Huh, a former journalist turned dot com entrepreneur with a knack for nailing popular zeitgeist.

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Cheezburger, the company behind popular sites such as I Can Has Cheezburger?, FAIL Blog, Memebase, and The Daily What, was founded in September 2007 by Ben Huh, a former journalist turned dot com entrepreneur with a knack for nailing popular zeitgeist. Ben has been credited with bringing Internet memes to the mainstream and popularizing Internet culture. The Internet media publisher counts a passionate fan base of 16.5 million people who upload more than 500,000 pictures and videos as well as view 375 million pages and 110 million videos each month. Cheezburger has been profitable since its inception with revenue from three sources – advertising, traditional media publishing including books, and merchandising.

 
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  • State: Washington
  • Country: United States
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Fundings
Funding Total: $30,000,000
Round Date Amount Pre Amount Post Amount
Seed 01/18/2011 $30,000,000
Investors: Avalon Ventures, Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group, Softbank Capital Funding: Cheezburger Raises $30 M of VC Funding
 
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