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buddymedia.com

Founded Year

2007

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$88.5M

Valuation

$0000 

Revenue

$0000 

About Buddy Media

Buddy Media offers the Buddy Media Platform, a social media management software with scalable, secure architecture and straightforward administrative tools to launch, maintain and measure social media presences.In August 2012, Buddy Media was acquired by Salesforce. The valuation of Buddy Media was $745 million.

Buddy Media Headquarters Location

155 6th Avenue 12th Floor

New York, New York, 10013,

United States

888-672-3426

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Buddy Media Patents

Buddy Media has filed 1 patent.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

12/28/2012

2/16/2016

Social information processing, Social networking services, Numerical climate and weather models, Promotion and marketing communications, Social media

Grant

Application Date

12/28/2012

Grant Date

2/16/2016

Title

Related Topics

Social information processing, Social networking services, Numerical climate and weather models, Promotion and marketing communications, Social media

Status

Grant

Latest Buddy Media News

20VC: Mike Lazerow on Why How You Operate As a VC Is More Important Than Who You Are and What You Have Done, Why Boards Are More Important for the Entrepreneur than Investor & How The Best Entrepreneurs Prep Their Boards & Extract Value From Them

Aug 2, 2021

20VC: Mike Lazerow on Why How You Operate As a VC Is More Important Than Who You Are and What You Have Done, Why Boards Are More Important for the Entrepreneur than Investor & How The Best Entrepreneurs Prep Their Boards & Extract Value From Them 2nd August 2021 Mike Lazerow is a serial entrepreneur and now Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ Velvet Sea Ventures alongside his wife, Kass. Prior investments from the Velvet Sea Partners include Twitter, Square, SpaceX, Snap Inc., Facebook, Pinterest, Domo, and more. Prior to becoming an investor, Mike founded Buddy Media in 2007, selling the company to Salesforce just 5 years later for $745M. Before Buddy Media, Mike co-founded Golf.com, a multi-million dollar profitable golf media property that Mike and Kass sold to Time Inc in 2006. How Mike made his way into the world of startups way back in 1993, how that led to Golf.com and Buddy Media? Why did he decide he wanted to be a VC? How did seeing the dotcom era fundamentally impact Mike’s approach to business and investing? 2. ) Why does Mike believe how you operate as an investor is more important than who you are and what you have done? How does Mike aim to invest and operate with this in mind? What are 3 core elements that Mike looks for in every deal? How does Mike approach his own investment decision-making process? Has it changed over time? In what way does he use his gut to make decisions? 3. ) What does Mike believe are his biggest insecurities as an investor? How does Mike think about the challenge of moving from a collaborative angel to a competitive VC? How does Mike think about the importance of ownership today? What has Mike learned about how the best VCs engage with round construction? 4. ) How does Mike analyze his own style of board membership today? Why does Mike believe that boards are more helpful for the entrepreneur than for the investor? As an entrepreneur, how did Mike prepare for his boards? How does Mike advise founders to get the most out of their boards? Where do many make mistakes? How can one optimize the board member/founder relationship? 5.) Why does Mike believe that “having sex with your partner is a feature, not a bug”? How do Kass and Mike work together in such a complementary fashion? In what ways do they ensure that personal matters never intrude on work decisions? How does Mike think about his relationship to money today? How does Mike want to imbue the same hard work and ethics to his children? Item’s Mentioned In Today’s Episode with Mike Lazerow

  • When was Buddy Media founded?

    Buddy Media was founded in 2007.

  • Where is Buddy Media's headquarters?

    Buddy Media's headquarters is located at 155 6th Avenue, New York.

  • What is Buddy Media's latest funding round?

    Buddy Media's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Buddy Media raise?

    Buddy Media raised a total of $88.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Buddy Media?

    Investors of Buddy Media include Salesforce, GGV Capital, Bay Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Insight Partners and 16 more.

  • Who are Buddy Media's competitors?

    Competitors of Buddy Media include Hootsuite, Sprinklr, Sprout Social, Percolate Industries, Spredfast and 12 more.

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