Tyra Banks, Shonda Rhimes and Other Female Investors Back theSkimm’s Latest Funding

Willow Bay and Jesse Draper are also investors

theSkimm recently completed its $12 million Series C funding. Sources: Getty Images

Newsletter and media company theSkimm, made popular by its millions of fans, or so-called Skimm’ers, completed its $12 million Series C funding thanks to a group of nearly all female investors.

@SaraJerde sara.jerde@adweek.com Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.