Subscription Platform Companies:
Medium was created by The Obvious Corporation and is a privately-held company that operates in the software & Internet services industry, running a social publishing platform. The company's platform is an example of social journalism when people of different professional levels can share their ideas on any point in the form of blog posts. Founded in 2012 by Biz Stone and Evan Williams. Medium's headquarters are located in San Francisco, California.
Patreon is a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service. It allows creators and artists to earn a monthly income by providing exclusive rewards and perks to their subscribers, or "patrons."
Stitcher is a media company that specializes in the creation, distribution, and monetization of podcasts. Stitcher creates original shows through networks such as Earwolf and Witness Docs. Via Midroll Media, Stitcher provides ad sales and distribution services to 300+ shows.