Tech Company Financing Transactions

Buddy Media Funding Round

Buddy Media closed a $54 million Series D financing round on 8/15/2011. Investors included Bay Partners, GGV Capital and Insight Venture Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series D

Bay Partners (Salil Deshpande)

GGV Capital (Jeffrey Richards)

Insight Venture Partners (Deven Parekh)

IVP (Steven Harrick)

Proceeds Purpose
The capital will be used to more than double its product, sales and support staff in the next year as well as fund additional global offices and acquisitions.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
1845 Bdwy. 3
New York, NY 10023
Email Address
Buddy Media is a leading developer of applications for social media sites, including Facebook and MySpace. Buddy Media owns and operates more than 15 applications that have been added by more than 7 million Facebook users. Our current focus is on creating sticky, super viral applications that help users get more out of Facebook and other social media.
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Lazerow
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Chief Financial Officer
Dennis Morgan
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Chief Marketing Officer
Jeff Ragovin
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Chief Operating Officer
Kass Lazerow
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VP - Bus. Development
David Honig
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VP - Client Services
Michael Jaindl
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VP - Engineering
Alain Benzaken
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VP - Finance
Trisha Elliott
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VP - General Counsel
Natalie Stein
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VP - Operations
Valeh V
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VP - Sales
Myles K
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