theSkimm Raises $12 Million to Continue On Its Mission to Help You Live Smarter

March 15, 2018

If it wasn’t clear before, it’s hopefully clear now that theSkimm isn’t just a daily email newsletter. It’s a community of 7 million subscribers who turn to theSkimm every single day to be smarter about the world. It’s a portfolio of products, including the newsletter, a mobile app, podcasts and videos, that engage, entertain and educate. It’s a thriving business that generates revenue from advertising sponsorships, subscriptions and commerce. And most importantly, it’s a team of innovative, relentless people, led by Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, who won’t be distracted or denied. We’re thrilled to have new investors, including GV and Sara Blakely, join theSkimm family via the company’s $12 million Series C financing. theSkimm is building a one-of-a-kind, cross-platform media company. And it’s adding to the team to help make it happen. So apply for your seat on this rocketship now!