Remark Media, Inc., a digital media company, provides unique and dynamic digital media experiences across multiple verticals. Segments The company operates in two segments, Brands and Content and Platform Services. Brands The Brands segment consists of those digital media properties that the company owns and operates. It includes translated and localized editions of HowStuffWorks.com in China and Brazil; a personal finance vertical, including DimeSpring, Banks.com, IRS.com, FileLater, and MyStockFund.com; and an 18-to-34 year old lifestyle vertical, including Bikini.com. HowStuffWorks International: ComoTudoFunciona (hsw.com.br) is Brazil’s online source for unbiased and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. The Portuguese-language site is the exclusive digital publisher in Brazil of translated and localized content from the Discovery Communications brand HowStuffWorks, and is published from Remark Media’s São Paulo operations. BoWenWang (www.bowenwang.cn) is an information and reference Website that provides China with encyclopedic knowledge and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world works. The Website is published from Beijing in the Chinese language. BoWenWang features a combination of original content authored by the company, translated and localized articles from the Discovery Communications brand HowStuffWorks, and content from World Book, Inc. Personal Finance: DimeSpring (dimespring.com) is a U.S.-focused personal finance Website providing rich content and advice from an array of financial professionals building a community of people interested in managing life’s financial hurdles and opportunities. Content is organized by life stages, with tools and visuals such as infographics that inspire action among the site’s users. On-site presence by resident experts and knowledge partners provide various ways for DimeSpring users to learn from and connect with financial professionals. Banks.com (banks.com) is an action-oriented resource for people interested in financial institutions and products. In addition to providing relevant and timely news and information about banking, investing and loans, Banks.com allows users to compare rates and take action on financial products such as mortgages and savings accounts. US Tax Center (irs.com) offers information about tax matters effecting U.S. readers, and provides them with access to tax related information and services. FileLater (filelater.com) is an e-commerce business providing taxpayers with an online platform to file business and personal tax extensions with the IRS and receive acknowledgment of that filing from the IRS in a matter of minutes MyStockFund Securities (mystockfund.com) offers fractional share investing and a dollar cost averaging brokerage product that allows investors to build a diversified portfolio in stocks, index funds and bond funds without incurring the high fees and trading costs of traditional brokerage firms. 18-to-34 Lifestyle: Bikini.com (bikini.com) is a digital beach lifestyle brand including its flagship Website at www.bikini.com, branded merchandise, and mobile content. Content and Platform Services The Content and Platform Services business provides third-party clients with content, design, and development services for their Websites, as well as advisory services and custom technology solutions. The company licensed its proprietary Web publishing and social media platforms. Intellectual Property The company licenses many technologies used in its businesses, as well as hold licenses to content owned by HowStuffWorks. Regulations The company’s subsidiary MyStockFund Securities, Inc. is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, and a member of a self-regulatory organization, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Competition Competitors for its Brands business include traditional Internet companies like Yahoo! and AOL, and Web portals that focus on specific category verticals such as Demand Media, WebMD and About.com in the United States; national Internet portals, such as Baidu, Shanda Interactive Entertainment, Sina, sohu.com and tom.com in China; and national Websites, such as Terra and Globo in Brazil. The company’s tax preparation and tax extension businesses compete with the much larger firms, such as Intuit and H&R Block. History Remark Media, Inc. was founded in 2006.
remark media inc (3SWN:Frankfurt)
3930 Howard Hughes Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89169
|Bankrate Inc||$12.12 USD||+0.2316|
|Demand Media Inc||$9.83 USD||-0.53|
|SINA Corp/China||$45.48 USD||+0.3501|
|Sohu.com Inc||$53.93 USD||+0.37|
|Tom Group Ltd||$1.73 HKD||+0.05|
|View Industry Companies|
|Price/Cash Flow||NM||Not Meaningful|
Sponsored Financial Commentaries
To contact REMARK MEDIA INC, please visit www.remarkmedia.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.