111 East 18th Street
New York, New York 10003
January 20, 2022
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
Office of Technology
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549
Mr. Patrick Faller, Staff Attorney
Mr. Joshua Shainess, Legal Branch Chief
BuzzFeed, Inc. Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-262105) filed January 11, 2022
Ladies and Gentlemen:
BuzzFeed, Inc. (the “Registrant”) hereby requests that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission take appropriate action to declare the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-1 effective at 4:00p.m., Eastern Time, on January 24, 2022, or as soon thereafter as practicable.
The Registrant hereby authorizes Aman Singh or Dawn Belt, both of whom are attorneys with the Registrant’s outside legal counsel, Fenwick & West LLP, to orally modify or withdraw this request for acceleration.
The Registrant requests that it be notified of such effectiveness by a telephone call to Mr. Singh at (212) 430-2767 or, in his absence, Ms. Belt at (650) 335-7830.
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|By:||/s/ Felicia DellaFortuna |
Chief Financial Officer
|cc:||Aman Singh, Fenwick & West LLP|
Dawn Belt, Fenwick & West LLP