Outbrain is a leading recommendation platform for the open web.

Outbrain develops the recommendation technology that makes the act of exploring and discovering new things on the open web possible.

Outbrain was founded in Israel in 2006 by Yaron Galai and Ori Lahav. The company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in 18 cities worldwide.


Outbrain's technology enables one-third of the world's online consumers to discover new things through recommendation feeds on their favorite media and connects advertisers to these audiences to grow their business.


Outbrain uses targeted advertising to recommend articles, slideshows, blog posts, photos or videos to a reader. Some of the content recommended by Outbrain link to publisher's own content, while others link to other sites.


Outbrain partners with publishers and marketers in more than 55 countries worldwide. It sees 344B monthly recommendations.


Outbrain is backed by Index Ventures, The Baupost Group, HarbourVest Partners, Carmel Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and others. The company raised $200M in a new round on Jul 06, 2021. This brings Outbrrain's total funding to $394M to date.



  • Year founded: 2006
  • Funding Info: $394M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York City
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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