Who Owns The Recount?

About The Recount

The Recount is video journalism company that covered politics at the beginning. Since then, the company has expanded the coverage to technology, culture & bussiness too.

CompanyThe Recount
Industry Journalism
FoundersJohn Heilemann
John Battelle
HeadquartersNew York, NY, US
CEOJohn Battelle
Editor-In-ChiefSlade Sohmer

Who Owns The Recount?

The Recount co-founders John Heilemann (left) and John Battelle (right). Photo Courtesy: The Recount.

The Recount is owned by John Heilemann & John Battelle. The industry veterans & long time collaborators founded the company in 2019. Since, then the company has raised $31 million in two rounds.

Who are the investors in The Recount?

Kevin Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, Ron Conway’s SV Angel and Robert Wolf’s 32 Ventures participated in The Recount’s seed round.

The Recount has raised $31 million in two rounds till date. The company raised $13 million Series A in March, 2020. The round was led by Union Square Ventures; True Ventures, ViacomCBS and Burda Principal Investments were other investors in the company.

Recount raised its series B round of $18 million in May, 2021. Foundry Group led the funding round, Alumni Ventures & Correlational Ventures were other investors.

How The Recount Makes Money?

The Recount makes money through following ways:

  1. Licensing its content.
  2. Ad revenue splits with some of its distributors.
  3. Sponsorships.
  4. Selling ads within its newsletters.
  5. Conferences.

The Recount Executive Team

  • John Heilemann
  • John Battelle (CEO)
  • Markham Nolan
  • Felicia D. Smith
  • Ryan McRae
  • Emily Allen
  • Justin Klein
  • James Burns

The Recount Editorial Team

Slade SohmerEditor-In-Chief
Sarah ScullyManaging Editor
Cristian RosselSenior Executive Producer, Development
Abby CollierExecutive Producer, The Stream
Brittany TerrellExecutive Producer, Features
Marshall EisenExecutive Producer, Podcasts
Carolina ValenciaSenior Director, Social Media

The Recount Social Profiles

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The Recount FAQs

Who is the owner of The Recount?

The Recount is owned by John Heilemann & John Battelle.

Where are headquarters of The Recount?

The Recount is headquartered in New York, US.

Who is the Editor-in-chief of The Recount?

Slade Sohmer is the cheif editor of The Recount.