Twitter Acquires Newsletter Platform Revue in Lieu of $50MM+ Substack Deal

Twitter Acquires Revue:
Twitter has announced an acquisition of Revue, a Netherlands based email newsletter service with six employees. Twitter had previously been in talks to acquire the leading newsletter platform, Substack (valued at $48.7 million in 2019 during its $19 million Series A), but the deal seems to have fizzled out with Substack co-founder Hamish McKenzie going as far as to tweet “This is not going to happen”. Alex discusses the acquisition of Revue by Twitter and breaks down why he feels Twitter’s execution is mediocre despite him liking the overall strategics of this deal.

This is an excerpt from episode 140 of Winner Take All. Watch the full episode here: youtu.be/YOydkylnA94

Originally Aired: 01/28/21
#Revue #Substack #Twitter

Twitter Acquires Revue, a Newsletter Company: www.nytimes.com/2021/01/26/technology/twitter-revue-newsletter.html

Subscribe to the Applico YouTube Channel


Filed under: Winner Take All | Topics:

Weekly Industry Newsletter

Top Posts

  • B2B Chemical Marketplaces and Tech Startups: Landscape and State of the Industry

    Read more

  • Platform vs. Linear: Business Models 101

    Read more

  • Amazon Business – 2020 Report

    Read more

  • Platform Business Model – Definition | What is it? | Explanation

    Read more

  • The Value of Digital Transformation: How Investors Evaluate “Tech”

    Read more