The Flip Side

The Flip Side

A new way to keep up with and talk politics

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Entertainment, Media
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New York, NY
Expected Close Date
March 30, 2023
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Key Deal Facts

📢 237,000+ newsletter subscribers, with an average daily open rate of 33%
🚧 Biggest hurdle is building trust across the political spectrum – we've already achieved it
🐣 1,200+ premium (monthly paying) members at $10K MRR before launching our new forum
🤯 New forum makes bias transparent and rewards thoughtfulness and bipartisanship
🤯 Game-changing B2B tool for elected officials, educators, & civic organizations launching in 2023
🏛 Founding team has experience in presidential campaigns, the government sector, and startups
⏫ Our peers in adjacent industries are valued between $500M and $10B

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Annafi Wahed CEOCFA by trade, Annafi's peppered a career in management consulting with stints at the FDIC, working on Hillary's campaign, and rubbing shoulders with Democrats and Republicans alike. She's always loved debate & understanding both sides of a story., Christopher Beland CTOMIT grad, combining Computer Engineering with Science, Technology and Society. Enjoys using his skills to solve social problems. He has done this at many startups: from specialty search engines to systems that respond to specialized queries., Jihan Varisco COOMasters Degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and a career built within state government. Interested in applying insights from behavioral economics and game theory to improve policy., Angela Cho AdviserFounder of Function Labs, a growth marketing agency and creative collaborative in NYC. The team has helped organizations from Fortune 500 companies to startups. Angela has worked in PR and marketing in the defense, government, and SaaS sectors., Allison Lee Pillinger Choi AdviserFull-time mom to two preschoolers and writes on right-of-center politics/policy. She is the author of Bleeding Heart Conservatives: Why It's Good To Be Right and a Contributing Writer at the Manhattan Institute's City Journal. Harvard Economics Grad., Joe Vigliotti Cartoonist and ContributorWriter who is serving his second term as a City Councilman for Taneytown, Maryland. He is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary's University where he studied history, political science, and philosophy., Spenser Dopp Contributing WriterBachelor's degree from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism with specialization in classics and world religions. Before The Flip Side, he led a student-run firm to assist local businesses with marketing, advertising and public relations.
Amount Raised : $262,220
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