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CNET Networks  (Stock symbol: CNET ) Acquired by Red Ventures (2020 $ 500,000,000 )

235 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
(415) 344-2000
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Peter Currie (Currie Capital President) Mark Rosenthal (Interpublic Media Former CEO/Chairman) Susanne Lyons (Visa USA CMO) Eric Robison (IdeaTrek President) Bud Colligan (Accel) Jarl Mohn (Liberty Digital Former CEO) Elizabeth A Nelson (Macromedia Former CFO)
Advisory board: Jim Lanzone (Redpoint Ventures)
Company

Business description: CNET is an online platform that provides tech product reviews, news, prices, videos, forums, podcasts, how to's, and more. Their global team works 24/7 to explore and explain the changing world. They encourage lively conversation and open exchange of information but reserve the right to respond to and/or delete comments at their discretion.
Customers include: AppleIntelMicrosoftSun MicrosystemsSybase
Partners include: Davicom SemiconductorUnited MicroelectronicsYahoo! ;  E'Entertainment;  Fortune;  New York Times Digital;  The Deal ;  Univision.com
Capital

Rounds: 5
Capital raised: 22.6M
Ownership: Acquired by Red Ventures (2020 $ 500,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: CNET
Angels/other VCs: Bud Colligan (Macromedia);  Mitchell Kertzman (Sybase)
Corporate investors: Intel Capital

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2020
Sector: Digital Media & Entertainment
Year Founded: 1992
Headcount: 1001-1250 as of Mar 2008
Rounds: 5
Capital Raised: 22.6M
Ownership: Acquired by Red Ventures (2020 $ 500,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: CNET