Scaling New Heights

Buddy Media CEO Mike Lazerow: No Matter What the Markets Do, We Can Scale Aggressively

Who doesn't love a good D round?

Buddy Media, which has emerged as the dominant marketing platform for major brands on Facebook, just closed a $54 million D round led by GGV Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Institutional Venture Partners and Bay Partners.

It’s clear Mr. Lazerow has an IPO as his end goal. He writes in a blog post that GGV has experience with the public markets, having backed companies like Alibaba and more recently Pandora, which went public just before the recent market downturn. And Bay Partners, he notes, have seen more than 250 companies to an IPO or $250 million+ acquisition. Here’s our quick Q&A from this morning: Read More