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Aron Levin, CMO and co-founder of payments company Willa, wants to make creators’ finances easier

‘I really encourage people, find the tools that can save you the time.’

On Sep 29, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Wattpad President Jeanne Lam says the company seeks to empower writers with revamped creator program

‘Our goal is for more writers to make a living from writing on Wattpad than anywhere else.’

On Sep 15, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Tracy Chan (l) Lauren Wirtzer Seawood (r) with Soundcloud logo

SoundCloud executives Lauren Wirtzer Seawood and Tracy Chan reposition the platform in the creator economy by monetizing fan power

‘We’ve really been on this mission to transform our company into a music and entertainment company as opposed to a technology platform.’

On Sep 8, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Cat Valdes shares how she went from being a YouTuber to Jellysmack’s director of creator partnerships

'I had an expiration date for being 'Catrific’ and I just wanted to be Cat Valdes.'

On Aug 25, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Nathan Barry ConvertKit CEO

ConvertKit CEO and founder Nathan Barry tailors email marketing to creators’ needs

'Email is the constant all the way through the creator economy.'

On Aug 4, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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Webtoon’s vice president of content David Lee shares how creators can monetize their comics

'This industry would not exist without creators.'

On Jul 28, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Cameo CEO Steven Galanis

Cameo CEO Steven Galanis is narrowing the gap between fame and getting paid

'We help creators turn their fans into highly monetizable, rabid super fans.'

On Jul 21, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Smosh

From Myspace to Mythical, Smosh co-founder Ian Hecox and CEO Daniel Tibbets share how the brand has grown over 16 years

‘What they delivered from the comic perspective is extremely impactful on an entire generation.’

On Jun 23, 2022 by Grace Stanley

C Talent Agency

C Talent founder Keely Cat-Wells is making the creator economy more accessible to Disabled creators

‘Create a 5 year plan. Create a big plan.’

On Jun 23, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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CEO Stefán Heinrich Henriquez shares the music-first vision of DIY song app Mayk

‘I wanted no technical barrier, high self-expression.’

On Jun 2, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Anthony Zaccaria

Linktree co-founder Anthony Zaccaria shares how creators can optimize their link-in-bio

“When you think back to why we created it, there’s got to be a better way to simplify this fragmentation.”

On May 19, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Lauren Zoltick

Storyblocks’ Lauren Zoltick shares how the company partners with creators to make creative and inclusive stock videos

Zoltick oversees paid marketing, social media, and influencer partnerships.

On May 12, 2022 by Grace Stanley

Maven co-founder Wes Kao

Wes Kao, co-founder of Maven, wants to streamline cohort-based course creation for ‘knowledge influencers’

'One thing we can expect is a lot of creativity and innovation in the course category as more creators get involved.’

On May 5, 2022 by Grace Stanley

'Koji' Two men

Co-founders Sean Thielen and Dmitry Shapiro want Koji to be the ultimate link-in-bio tool for creators

‘It’s almost like bringing back the personal website, in a much more modern and interactive way.’

On Apr 28, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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New Spring COO Annelies Jansen wants to expand monetization opportunities for creators

'We’re here to drive value around creators.'

On Apr 21, 2022 by Grace Stanley