Substack

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Substack provides a subscription publishing platform intended to generate money from newsletter subscription. The platform includes proper design, subscription tools, publishing procedures and connects with bank accounts.

TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitesubstack.com

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)95(+27%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Substack Office Locations

Substack has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
Mission St, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
548 Market St, San Francisco
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Substack Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2017

Substack total Funding

$82.3 m

Substack latest funding size

$65 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Substack investors

Substack's latest funding round in March 2021 was reported to be $65 m. In total, Substack has raised $82.3 m
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Substack Operating Metrics

Jul, 2019

Paying Customers

50 k
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Substack Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Substack Online and Social Media Presence

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Substack News and Updates

This Stripe engineer created an indie newsletter service in his spare time that's an 'unabashedly technical' competitor to $650 million Substack. Here's why more than 10,000 people have signed up

Summary List PlacementJustin Duke develops software at $95 billion payments firm Stripe during the day and runs his indie newsletter platform Buttondown at night.  While he created the site way back in 2017 as a minimalist alternative to popular newsletter platforms like Mailchimp and Tinyletter, …

Substack announces a $1M initiative to fund local journalists

While the seemingly unending debate around Substack has focused on well-known writers with a national profile, the newsletter platform just announced that it will be supporting local (presumably non-famous) journalists through a new program. The startup described Substack Local as a $1 million initi…

Substack wants to pay you to write about local news

Children selling newspapers, 1910. | Sepia Times/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Your local newspaper is dying. Can newsletters replace it? Substack, the email newsletter startup, might be best known as the home of high-profile writers who leave big publications and s…

Extra Crunch roundup: Tonal EC-1, Deliveroo’s rocky IPO, is Substack really worth $650M?

This week included a deep dive on Tonal, a look at Substack's valuation and how-tos on startup hiring and responding to security breaches.
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Substack Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Substack founded?

    Substack was founded in 2017.

  • How many employees does Substack have?

    Substack has 110 employees.

  • Who are Substack competitors?

    Competitors of Substack include ITWeb, G/O Media and Brut..

  • Where is Substack headquarters?

    Substack headquarters is located at Mission St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Substack offices?

    Substack has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Substack have?

    Substack has 2 offices.