How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the...
You may not have heard of Kobalt before, but you probably engage with the music it oversees every day, if not almost...
Wall St analyst Laura Martin on the fate of...
The rise of streaming video platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime has upended traditional power balances in Hollywood...
A guide to Virtual Beings and how they impact our...
Money from big tech companies and top VC firms is flowing into the nascent “virtual beings” space. Mixing...
Patreon raises $60M Series D, targets...
Patreon, the San Francisco-based platform that helps over 100,000 online content creators manage paid membership...
The need-to-know takeaways from VidCon 2019
VidCon, the annual summit in Anaheim, CA for social media stars and their fans to meet each other drew over 75,000...
Northzone’s Paul Murphy goes deep on the next...
As the gaming market continues to boom, billions of dollars are being invested in new games and new streaming platforms...
Fundraising 101: How to trigger FOMO among VCs
Let’s go beyond the high-level fundraising advice that fills VC blogs. If you have a compelling business and have...
Podcasts, smart speakers soar as social media...
The 2019 edition of a popular annual survey shows usage of social media by Americans is stalling while ownership of...
The competitors of Patreon
In December, Patreon CEO Jack Conte shared a list on Twitter predicting what being an independent content creator will...
The definitive Patreon reading guide
At nearly six years old, Patreon has gone from startup to king of membership. Now an established leader in an industry...
The tactics behind The Athletic’s breakout...
Local newspapers may be shuttering and people may be consuming most news on social media, but don’t tell Alex...
Live streams of karate and niche sports are...
Of the 100 most-watched live telecasts in the US in 2005, 14 were sporting events; in 2015, sporting events comprised...
Old media giants turn to VC for their next act
The Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 eras weren’t kind to the world’s largest media conglomerates, throwing their...