Kenneth Lerer

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Jonah Peretti, the BuzzFeed founder, at offices in New York, in 2014. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

BuzzFeed Inc, the digital-media outlet, has struck a deal to go public through a merger with blank-cheque company 890 5th Avenue Partners Inc. The de(...)

Jonah Paretti, left, founder and chief executive of BuzzFeed with Ben Smith, editor in chief, at offices in New York, last week. The website BuzzFeed plans to use a new $50 million investment to, among other things, introduce new content sections, create an in-house incubator for new technology and potential acquisitions, and put far more resources toward BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. Photograph: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Here are three insights about BuzzFeed, the viral content startup: 1. BuzzFeed is a web traffic sensation that draws 150 million average monthly view(...)