The Skimm

The Skimm is a next generation media company, redefining how consumers get their news. The Skimm is the daily e-mail newsletter that gives you everything you need to start your day. It does reading for the user - across subject lines and party lines - and breaks it down with fresh editorial content.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
540 (est)
The Skimm was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at The Skimm

Carly Zakin

Carly Zakin

Danielle Weisberg

Danielle Weisberg


The Skimm Office Locations

The Skimm has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)

The Skimm Data and Metrics

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The Skimm's latest funding round in September 2016 was reported to be $500 k. In total, The Skimm has raised $18 m

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The Skimm News and Updates

The NYT brings its news – and a mini crossword – to Snapchat Discover

 The New York Times announced today it’s joining Snapchat Discover – the feature in Snapchat which includes updates and news from a variety of media publications. The paper’s “daily edition” on Snapchat will include a handful of The NYT’s stories, distilled down to the quick, more consumable format …

New skimmers fit right on top of chip and PIN credit card scanners

 As usual Mr. Krebs has some great images of a credit card skimmer found in the wild. This model uses Samsung phone parts and lays right over the Ingenico card scanners you’ve probably seen in stores. The interesting thing is that these scanners also support chip and PIN technology but, as evidenced…

Hardbound’s app uses visual stories to catch you up on the day’s news and more

 Instead of killing time on your phone playing games or browsing Facebook, the recently launched application Hardbound aims to help you fill your spare minutes by learning something new instead. The months-old app introduces its own visual and interactive format for mobile storytelling, allowing you…

Almost 6,000 online shops hit by hackers

Almost 6,000 web shops are unknowingly harbouring malicious code that is stealing the credit card details of customers, suggests research.

Eddie Antar, Retailer and Felon Who Created Crazy Eddie, Dies at 68

Mr. Antar expanded his business from a single Brooklyn store, founded in 1969, into the largest consumer electronics chain in the New York metropolitan area.
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