The Medium Model

How we are building a system for high-quality publishing at scale

Medium subscriber growth, year one. (Daily and total lines are on different scales.)

We offer a lot for a little.

We welcome ideas and stories from everywhere.

Our editorial team commissions original stories and uplevels organic ones.

We partner with publishers on and off platform.

We use personalization to deliver the best for each reader.

Improving quality and relevance

A streamlined and more beautiful user experience

Writing bigger checks

What’s a little further out…

CEO of Medium, partner at Obvious Ventures, co-founder of Twitter, aspiring motivational speaker 🤸‍♂️