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Co-Founder & CEO

Carlos Watson

CEO Approval Rating

89/100

Founded:

2013

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Salon Media Group, Inc. is seen as one of OZY's biggest rivals. Salon Media Group, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 1995. Salon Media Group, Inc. competes in the IT Consulting field. Salon Media Group, Inc. generates 3,250% the revenue of OZY.

Slate is seen as one of OZY's top competitors. Slate was founded in 1996, and its headquarters is in Washington, District of Columbia. Like OZY, Slate also works within the Publishing sector. Slate has 39 more employees than OZY.

Mic Network is one of OZY's top rivals. Mic Network is a Private company that was founded in New York, New York in 2011. Mic Network operates in the Publishing industry. Mic Network has 93 fewer employees vs. OZY.

OZY Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to OZY

OZY Funding History

Since OZY was founded in 2013, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total OZY has raised $77.6M. OZY's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $2.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$2M - $5M

U.S. Small Business Administration.

Series C
Oct 2019
$35M
Equity
Jan 2017
$10M
Equity
Oct 2014
$25.2M
Seed
Dec 2013
$5.4M
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Since OZY was founded in 2013, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total OZY has raised $77.6M. OZY's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $2.0M

OZY Investments

No recent investments found related to OZY

OZY News

April 9, 2021Deadline

OZY Studios Hires Duo Of Executives, Three Executive Producers To Boost Development & Production

EXCLUSIVE: OZY Media has tapped two executives and three executive producers to help expand OZY Studi... See more »
March 26, 2021Markets Insider

Ozy Media's The Carlos Watson Show Returns For Season Three This Monday, March 29

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Mar. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platform media company OZY Media today ann... See more »
October 19, 2020Martech Series

OZY Media Announces Chris Rantamaki As New Head Of TV

OZY Media announced the appointment of Chris Rantamaki as Executive Director of TV + Video to lead th... See more »
October 8, 2020Variety

How Ozy Media Built a Brand Driven by 'The New and the Next'

Carlos Watson, co-founder and CEO of Ozy Media, started his company in 2013 as a digital magazine ven... See more »
March 25, 2020EXCLAIM

Ozy Ozymandias

As originally published by Clayton Tomlinson on... See more »
January 9, 2020Variety

A+E Networks Sets Production Pact With Ozy Media

A+E Networks has set a development and production pact with Ozy Media, the content company headed by ... See more »
December 16, 2019InterGame Online

OZY increases MENA entertainment focus

OZY Media, a global media company, is increasing its focus on the entertainment and media industry in... See more »

OZY Press Releases

February 28, 2020Newswire

OZY Fest Returns to NYC on July 25

Miguel, Dulcé Sloan, Tan France, Alex Rodriguez and Andrew Yang Among Confirmed Talent for One-Day Cu... See more »
June 7, 2018Business Wire

iHeartMedia and OZY Media Announce a Multiyear, Multiplatform, Creative Partnership

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iHeartMedia And OZY Media Announce A Multiyear, Multiplatform, Creative Pa... See more »
May 9, 2018Business Wire

PBS and OZY Media Announce the Premiere of a New Primetime Documentary Series, BREAKING BIG, Airing This Summer on PBS Stations

ARLINGTON, Va. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Series explores road to success of some of t... See more »
May 9, 2018StreetInsider

PBS and OZY Media Announce the Premiere of a New Primetime Documentary Series, BREAKING BIG, Airing This Summer on PBS Stations

PBS and OZY Media announced today that the third primetime television show from OZY Media, BREAKING B... See more »
February 1, 2018PR Newswire

OZY Media And DoSomething.org Team Up To Create A National Movement For Good

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OZY Media, the daily information source for importa... See more »
July 20, 2017Blackbird

Can We Talk? Third Rail with OZY Launches September 2017

New PBS Debate Series Covers National Topics with Audience InputPremieres Friday, September 8, 2017BO... See more »
June 23, 2016PR Newswire

OZY Media And Fusion Media Group Launch The Inaugural OZY FUSION Fest On Saturday, July 23 At Rumsey Playfield In NYC's Central Park

NEW YORK, June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OZY, the first and favorite information source for the Change... See more »

OZY Videos

February 7, 2019OZY Vimeo Channel

"Take On America Sizzle for the Webby Awards" on VIMEO

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February 1, 2019OZY Vimeo Channel

"For Review: Social Video - Patriots" on VIMEO

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November 8, 2018OZY Vimeo Channel

"Take On America (S)" on VIMEO

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October 23, 2018OZY Vimeo Channel

"Take On America - Baltimore Intro for Web" on VIMEO

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August 17, 2018OZY Vimeo Channel

"CurryCulture_Update_V5" on VIMEO

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July 24, 2018OZY Vimeo Channel

"YTG_SomethingToBelieveIn" on VIMEO

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July 13, 2018OZY Vimeo Channel

"Life, Interrupted_Ep9_TheShoeDesignerEnPointe_Final" on VIMEO

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Social Media

OZY Headquarters

800 W El Camino Real Suite 260

Mountain View, California94040

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OZY Summary

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Overview

OZY is an online platform that publishes information and news related to business, lifestyle, politics, arts and sports. OZY was founded in 2013. OZY's headquarters is located in Mountain View, California, USA 94040. It has raised 77.6M in 5 rounds. T...

CEO

OZY's Co-Founder & CEO, Carlos Watson, currently has an approval rating of 89%. OZY's primary competitors are Salon Media Group, Inc., Slate & Mic Network.

Website

ozy.com

Frequently Asked Questions about OZY

  1. When was OZY founded?

    OZY was founded in 2013
  2. Who is OZY's CEO?

    OZY's CEO is Carlos Watson
  3. How much revenue does OZY generate?

    OZY generates $4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does OZY have?

    OZY has historically raised $77.6M in funding
  1. Where is OZY's headquarters?

    OZY's headquarters is in Mountain View California, USA
  2. How many employees does OZY have?

    OZY has 193 employees
  3. What sector does OZY operate in?

    OZY is in Publishing
  4. Who are OZY's competitors?

    OZY's top competitors are Salon Media Group, Inc., Slate, Mic Network