Insight behind the investment in Medium (by Ben Horowitz)

http://www.bhorowitz.com/mediumanda16z

Summary

  • Medium was founded by Ev Williams, co-funder of Blogger and Twitter.
  • Easy for beginners to combining all types of online contents such as tweets, gifs, graphics, and video along with text
  • its ultimate goal is to become a medium where independent authors can not only work with great tools and find their audience, but also earn a living thus finally fulfilling the true promise of blogging.
  • Etsy for independent designers, Medium for independent writers, SoundCloud for independent musicians, and ____ for independent _____?

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