TheSkimm Closes $12 Million Round With Shonda Rhimes, Tyra Banks Among Group of Women Investors

TheSkimm, a digital-media company built on a daily newsletter aimed at millennial women, has closed out a $ 12 million Series C funding round with a group of mostly female investors, including Shonda Rhimes and Tyra Banks.

Other backers who participated in the round include Willow Bay, a former TV journalist who’s now dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; Jesse Draper, founding partner of Halogen Ventures; Linnea Roberts, founder and CEO of GingerBread Capital; and …
Variety

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