The New York Times has invested in TheSkimm, the daily newsletter founded by Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin.
Other investors included in TheSkimm’s $8.5 million series B funding round included Havas Group CEO Yannick Bolloré, MediaLink, and actress Mariska Hargitay. Their total contributions accounted for $500,000 of that round.
TheSkimm launched in 2012. It now boasts more than four million subscribers.