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Many major media conglomerates had kept their eyes on the growing media company for some time, but in June 2016 the company announced that it had raised an $8 million Series B round led by 21st Century Fox. At the time, theSkimm was valued at approximately $55 million.
On March 15, 2018, theSkimm raised a $12 million funding round led by Google Ventures and Spanx Founder Sara Blakely.
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Danielle Weisberg is the Co-Founder of TheSkimm, a current affairs newsletter aimed at millennial women as a key audience. She and her partner, co-founder Carly Zakin, have made the company a resounding success.
Gender distribution at theSkimm
TheSkimm has 253 employees. 77% of theSkimm employees are women and 23% are men. The most common ethnicity at theSkimm is White (64%), followed by Black or African American (13%) and Hispanic or Latino (12%). On average, employees stay with theSkimm for 5.4 years.
The Skimm’s business model
TheSkimm is a daily News Digest newsletter, emailed early every weekday, containing a summary of five to six stories along with short comments . These short summaries of messages/comments are called skimms.
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