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A transparent company since 2010

At Buffer we share our finances and salaries, among many other metrics. We share openly because we believe in the power of transparency to build trust, hold us to a high standard, and push our industry forward.

This dashboard includes everything at Buffer that is transparent and links to pages with even greater detail.

Monthly Metrics

Monthly Metrics
MAU
Monthly Active Users
151,695
MRR
Monthly Recurring Revenue
$1.6M
ARPU
Average Revenue Per User
$27.64
ARR
Annual Recurring Revenue
$18.7M

Our Transparent Salaries

Our Transparent Salaries
$298,958
CEO Salary
$153,860
Average Salary
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Hannah
Customer Advocacy Operations
$168,928
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Danny
Technical Advocate
$132,724
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Esther
Software Engineer
$131,988
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Julia
Customer Advocate
$123,634
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Adam
Escalations Manager
$146,224
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Joe
Mobile Engineer
$171,964

A Brief History

A Brief History

2010

November

Buffer was created as part of a Startup Sprint

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2011

August

Buffer was accepted into AngelPad startup accelerator, with initial $120,000 investment

December

Buffer raised a small seed round of $330,000, to bring total funding to $450,000

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2012

January

Our founders had visa troubles and started traveling while growing Buffer, the team grew to 7 people by August

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2013

August

Buffer’s first all-company retreat took place in Lake Tahoe

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September

We reached 1 Million users

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December

We published the whole companies salaries

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2014

December

We raised $3.5M in Series A funding

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2015

December

We acquired Respondly

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2016

May

We surpassed $10M ARR

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June

We had a cash-flow crisis resulting in several financial changes at Buffer, including a round of lay offs

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2018

August

We spent $3.3M buying out our main Series A investors

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2020

May

We trialed a four day work week

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December

We officially switch to a four day work week

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2021

October

We launch Start Page: Buffer’s microsite tool

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2022

August

We have our first Buffer Build Week

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2023

February

We launch Buffer’s AI Assistant

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Team Map

Team Map

What Your Subscription Supports

What Your Subscription Supports

Time Off

Time Off

Product Roadmap

Product Roadmap
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Customer Experience

Customer Experience
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Sign Ups

Sign Ups

What We're Reading

What We're Reading