Founded in 2006, Demand Media was founded in 2006 by Richard Rosenblatt (previously CEO of Intermix Media, Inc., and Chairman of Myspace.com) and Shawn Colo (previously a principal with Spectrum Equity Investors). The company has a network of premium online brands including eHow, Livestrong.com and Cracked.com: an Internet content studio: and an enterprise social media platform deployed on many of the world’s leading digital destinations. The company also owns eNom, the world’s second-largest domain registrar.
Demand Media has raised more than $355 million dollars from tier-one investors, including Oak Investment Partners, Spectrum Equity Investors and Goldman Sachs. The company was founded in May 2006 and is based in Santa Monica, CA, with offices in Bellevue, WA, Austin, TX, New York, NY and London, UK.
Demand Media’s Executive Team:
- Richard Rosenblatt Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
- Shawn Colo Co-Founder and Head of M&A
- Charles Hilliard President and CFO
- Joanne Bradford Chief Revenue Officer
Link: Demand Media enlists Goldman Sachs in preparation for IPO FT.com April 16, 2010