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Business newsletter company WorkWeek raises $12.5 million

Workweek, a newsletter publishing platform serving business professionals, raised $12.5 million, reports Sara Fischer of Axios.

Fischer reports, “The new professional networking platform will launch with a membership for HR leaders and health system leaders and soon, franchise operators. The company hopes to launch more niche networks in the coming months around professional topics, such as healthcare, fintech, and marketing.

“The networks are built exclusively for professionals in a specific field, which Workweek hopes will help members foster more meaningful and trustworthy interactions and idea-sharing.

There are 49 full-time employees at Workweek today, up from 10 in 2021.”

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Chris Roush

Chris Roush was the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He was previously Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a former business journalist for Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is the author of the leading business reporting textbook "Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication" and "Thinking Things Over," a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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