BuzzFeed Plans To Go Public In 2018 - Report

By Ciara Linnane Markets MarketWatch Pulse

BuzzFeed is making plans to go public in 2018, media site Axios reported, citing unnamed industry sources. The website, which started life with mostly viral videos involving cats, has grown into a news site with an entertainment division including an L.A. studio, has long planned to go public, Axios reported. BuzzFeed Chief Executive Jonah Peretti has turned down past offers from media companies, it said.

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