theSkimm Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 232
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt - PPP
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2.59M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 26

theSkimm General Information

Description

Provider of an online newsletter intended for female millennials to live a smarter life. The company's subscription newsletter integrates future events in culture, politics, tech and more by directly into the user's calendar, breaking down key topics, all delivered through their daily routines, providing female millennials with all the context they need to understand the biggest issues in the world, in under 10 minutes and helping them live smarter.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Information Services (B2C)
Application Software
Primary Office
  • 50 West 23rd Street
  • Suite 5B
  • New York, NY 10010
  • United States

theSkimm Timeline

2018201920202021
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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theSkimm Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Debt - PPP 09-Apr-2020 $2.59M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series C) 21-May-2018 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 26-Sep-2016 00.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 16-Dec-2014 $6.25M $7.83M 000.00 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 14-Apr-2014 $1.58M $1.58M 00.000 Completed Startup
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theSkimm Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.00
Series A 6,121,446 $0.000100 $1.02 $1.02 1x $1.02 16.48%
Seed 5,743,918 $0.000100 $0.28 $0.28 1x $0.28 15.46%
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theSkimm Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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232 As of 2021
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theSkimm Competitors (13)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Magzter Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 000 000.00 00000000000
000000 (0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
000000000 00000 00 Formerly VC-backed Chicago, IL 00.00 0&0 00.00
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000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000000000
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theSkimm Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Carly Zakin Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Danielle Weisberg Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Anthony Viglietti Chief Financial Officer & President
Lisa Dallenbach Chief People Officer
Steven Moncada Head, Engineering
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theSkimm Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Carly Zakin theSkimm Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Danielle Weisberg theSkimm Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Satya Patel Homebrew Board Member 000 0000
Shonda Rhimes GingerBread Capital Board Member 000 0000
Steven Schlafman theSkimm Board Member 000 0000
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theSkimm Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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theSkimm Investors (26)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
GingerBread Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GV Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Halogen Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Hope Taitz Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Human Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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theSkimm Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000 0000 16-Apr-2021 0000 00000 000 Publishing
Purple Politics 23-Apr-2019 Merger/Acquisition Communication Software
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