The Memo | Substack Investment Opportunity
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Around The Herd | Recorded Live 4.6.2023
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Investment Memo | Substack on Wefunder
Substack is an online platform that allows writers and creators to publish and monetize their content through paid email newsletters. It was founded in 2017 by Chris Best, Jairaj Sethi, and Hamish McKenzie. The platform enables writers to build their audience, distribute their work, and generate income from subscriptions.
Substack is popular among journalists, bloggers, and subject matter experts who want to create an independent income stream without relying on traditional media outlets, advertising, or sponsored content. The platform handles various aspects of content creation, such as hosting, email delivery, and payment processing, allowing writers to focus on creating high-quality content for their subscribers.
Substack's model allows creators to offer both free and paid content, making it accessible to a broader audience. Free content helps attract new subscribers, while premium content is reserved for paying subscribers. The platform has gained significant traction over the past few years, attracting well-known writers and journalists and a growing number of subscribers.