Thank you! All five million of you.

Quartz had 5 million unique visitors in July, our 10th month of operation. Thanks to all of our amazing readers for making it happen. We just sent out this press release to celebrate…

Quartz ( Reaches 5 Five Million Uniques

August 1, 2013—Quartz ( reached a new traffic record with five million unique visitors in the month of July. The extremely rapid growth since the site’s launch just ten months ago shows the power of Quartz’s strong global business content and its embrace of the free and open web.

“The incredible traffic growth we’ve seen has outpaced our most optimistic forecasts for this year,” said Jay Lauf, SVP & Group Publisher, Atlantic Media. “Even more exciting is the incredible target audience we’ve been able to attract. That is, in turn, attracting blue chip advertisers from across categories.”

According to Bizo, 65% of Quartz’s audience are executive level decision-makers. About 40% of readers come from outside the US, with Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, and Germany among the top geographies. The monthly unique visitor numbers are according to Omniture.

The most visited of Quartz’s “obsessions” this month were: the mobile web, China’s transition, energy shocks, space business, the sea, and the future of finance.

Interest in Quartz continues to attract campaigns from top-tier advertisers including: Adobe, Box, Colloquy, Cathay Pacific, Growth Accelerator, Harvard Business School, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, Rolex, and Sony.

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