Recount Media

Recount Media is a hybrid media/technology startup focused on high-quality journalism and short-form video.

Recount Media provides short-form political news video that won't insult your intelligence or waste your time.

Recount Media was founded in 2019 by John Battelle and John Heilemann. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.


Recount Media's flagship show, The Daily Recount, is a daily recap that remixes television news to tell you the stories that matter in politics without wasting your time or insulting your intelligence.


Recount Media is backed by Union Square Ventures, ViacomCBS, Burda Principal Investments and others. The company raised $13M in a Series A round on Mar 10, 2020. This brings Recount Media's total funding to $23M to date.



  • Year founded: 2019
  • Funding Info: $23M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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