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About Crest Media

Crest Media is a marketing agency that specializes in public relations, branding, website build and development, advertising, logo design, magazines, media buying, newsletters and company magazines, annual reports, e-newsletters, and packaging and promotional items. It is based in Seef, Bahrain.

Headquarters Location

51 Build: 2342 Road 2830 Block: 428





Latest Crest Media News

Digital media startup Semafor raises $19m to buy out FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried $10m stake

May 25, 2023

Launched in October 2022, Semafor has news bureaus in New York, Washington D.C, London, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa and will use the funding to return the $10 million in funds from Sam Bankman-Fried, the former CEO of cryptocurrency company FTX whose has been charged with fraud, money laundering and campaign finance offenses. According to Justin Smith, Semafor’s CEO, “Our investor group represents a diverse range of backgrounds with a shared sense of responsibility to support quality, independent global news and we thank them for their commitment to our mission.” New investors include Gallup, Henry Kravis, co-founder and co-executive chairman of KKR; Jamal Daniel, founder, Crest Media and owner, Al-Monitor; Jerry Yang, founding partner, AME Cloud Ventures and co-founder of Yahoo; Jorge Paulo Lemann, co-founder, 3G Capital and Stand Together, a philanthropic network of 700 business leaders founded by American entrepreneur Charles Koch, CEO of Koch Industries. The 60-employee company has signed up more than 400,000 newsletter subscribers with an open rate of more than 60% (with 30% of its audience outside of the U.S.). Semafor produces nine newsletters, including Flagship, a daily briefing “on the world’s most important stories”; Principals, a daily insider’s guide to Washington, D.C.; Africa, with news and analysis from across the continent; and the weekly Media newsletter. The company also hosts live-journalism events including an annual World Economy Summit, the Semafor Media Summit, and Africa Week and produces original video content. “I am very proud of our fast start,” Justin Smith said. “The data tells the story — Semafor has rapidly established a powerful connection with influential readers in the U.S., Africa and around the world. Semafor’s intelligent, transparent and global editorial formula is unique and directly addresses frustrations of news consumers.” Semafor’s existing investors include: David Bradley, former chairman, Atlantic Media and founder of the Advisory Board Co. and the Corporate Executive Board; David Rubenstein, founder/chairman, the Carlyle Group; Jorge Paulo Lemann, co-founder, 3G Capital; Jessica Lessin, founder/CEO, the Information; John Thornton, founder, American Journalism Project; Ric Elias, co-founder/CEO, Red Ventures; and Semafor’s Smith. You Might Be Interested In

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