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Jonah Peretti

Co-Founder, CEO

2005

The Huffington Post

Peretti co-founded The Huffington Post along with Kenneth Lerer, Andrew Breitbart and Arianna Huffington in 2005.

2006

Buzzfeed

Peretti founded the "Internet popularity contest" site BuzzFeed in November 2006.

2011

Leaving the Huffington Post

He left The Huffington Post in 2011 after it was bought by AOL for $315 million

2021

The IPO

In June 2021, BuzzFeed announced that it would be going public, looking to target a $1.5-billion valuation

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