This list highlights the most engaging newsletters to help startup founders, employees, and investors grow their own businesses.

10 Best Startup Newsletters for Founders and Entrepreneurs in 2022

1. Tech Digest by Flipboard

Written by Flipboard Team

Tech Digest by Flipboard - Swapstack

Newsletter Description: The most important technology news of the day, chosen by Flipboard editors.

  • Subscriber Count: 1000000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Daily or close to daily
  • Topics Covered: Business, Entrepreneurship, Science, Tech

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    1. Tech Digest Premium Sponsorship ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): The Tech Digest is hand-curated by Flipboard’s editorial team to showcase the web’s most interesting and inspiring news in technology, Monday-Friday. Your sponsorship will include an above the fold logo and you will be featured in the 2nd content slot.

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2. Daily Dropout

Written by Daily Dropout Team

Daily Dropout: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: A weekly newsletter featuring the hottest startups across the world. Their team sources startups from universities around the country to catch the next big companies before they go big!
  • Subscriber Count: 40000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Business, Fundraising / VC, Investing, Start-ups, Tech

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    1. Single Placement ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): We’ll put a block of your ad near the top of our startup newsletter for maximum engagement.
    2. 🔥  Dedicated Drop (Newsletter TAKEOVER) 🔥 ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price):

    Daily Dropout will send out a dedicated weekly feature on your product/service. The average issue receives 15,000+ opens with a 1-2% CTR. We also offer a “View Guarantee” — if the feature does not hit or exceed 5,500 views, we’ll refund you at a prorated rate. Pre-payment is required to lock in date due to demand.

    More details:

    👉  Daily Dropout team will review startup and draft copy

    👉  We’ll get final approval from the advertiser before going out

    👉  Drop is sent to 35k+ VCs, founders, young tech and finance professionals, and MBAs/students

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3. First 1000

Written by Ali Abouelatta

First 1000: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description:

A newsletter where we dive deep about how founders got their first 1000 customers. With their back against the wall and very little amount of funding, it is always interesting to learn how they managed to get their companies off the ground to become tech behemoths.

Smart folks from Google, Accel, Bloomberg, Business Insider and many more all keep an eye out every Saturday for a new Startup Deep Dive.

  • Subscriber Count: 33000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Start-ups, Entrepreneurship, Tech, Marketing, Business

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    1. 150-200 word Shoutout ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): Pitch your product at the very beginning of the issue
    2. Sponsored Deep Dive (2000+ words) ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): The whole newsletter is about your story!

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4. Tech Pod

Written by Tech Pod Team

Tech Pod: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description:

Tech Pod empowers young professionals to break into the business side of tech.

Their mission is to challenge stigmas about what it takes to succeed and break into the tech industry. They are a community-first environment that empowers young professionals to find meaningful careers outside of traditional career paths such as finance and consulting.

  • Subscriber Count: 10700 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Productivity, Start-ups, Tech

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    1. Native Story ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price):

    An in-line native story in the newsletter feed designed to align with the Tech Pod style and design is a great way to reach our audience in an authentic and compelling way.

    A native story can also include an image or animated GIF.

    While native stories typically command less attention than a newsletter takeover, they are an excellent way to drive clicks with a smaller budget.

    Includes:

    • Native Story
    • (Bonus) Posts on ALL social channels
    1. Newsletter Takeover ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price):

    A takeover includes a featured banner with a message, brand image, and direct link to your page at the top of our morning email.

    It also includes an in-line native story in the newsletter feed designed to align with the Tech Pod style and design.

    Takeovers are ideal for when you want to ensure your ad reaches the Tech Pod audience and maximize clicks.

    Includes:

    • Newsletter Banner Takeover
    • Native Story
    • (Bonus) Posts on ALL social channels

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5. GoingVC Newsletter

Written by GoingVC Team

GoingVC Newsletter: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: GoingVC is built around the idea of making venture capital education, investing, networks, and talent more accessible to those with the desire to succeed.
  • Subscriber Count: 12000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Business, Diversity, Education, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Fundraising / VC, Future of work, Investing, News, Start-ups, Tech

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    1. Newsletter Shoutouts/Community Highlights/Partner ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): Advertisement on GoingVC’s Thursday Weekly Newsletter.

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6. Lolita’s Newsletter

Written by Lolita

Lolita’s Newsletter: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: A bi-weekly newsletter of curated actionable resources for underestimated founders, funders, and friends. It’s made by and with the underestimated community at heart.
  • Subscriber Count: 115832 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Entrepreneurship, Business, Marketing, Tech, Start-ups, Fundraising / VC, Future of work, Productivity

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    • 1-issue sponsored feature ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price):

    See below for what’s included in your sponsored feature package. You will…

    1/ Get featured in one issue and reach 12.5K+ underestimated founders, funders, and friends

    2/ Have your logo displayed

    3/ Have Lolita Taub tweet about your sponsorship to 51.5K+ underestimated founders, funders, and friends

    4/ Be a kind sponsor of Lolita Taub’s Building a Winning Pitch Deck course for 3 underestimated founders: Click here

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7. The Plug

Written by The Plug Team

The Plug: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: Smart reporting on Black tech startups, fund managers, and ecosystems.
  • Subscriber Count: 13000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Tech, Investing, Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Fundraising / VC, web3, News

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    • Banner Ad ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price):

    Insert a 250x60 ad as lead sponsor of our Weekly Briefing. Your ad opens our email, right above our editor note, initiating clicks right when our message greets our audience.

    Receive up to 4 dedicated email sends during 30 day period

Interested in advertising with The Plug? Find them on Swapstack

8. Failory

Written by Nicolas Cerdeira

Failory: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: Every week, Nico sends you Failory’s latest interviews and articles, curated resources for founders.
  • Subscriber Count: 10000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Business, Entrepreneurship, Tech

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    • Ad / Email ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): Includes a title, description, CTA and an image.

Interested in advertising with Failory? Find them on Swapstack

9. Climate Tech VC

Written by Sophie Purdom

Climate Tech VC: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: Climate Tech VC is the leading newsletter on climate and innovation. They bring you perspective on the evolving world of climate tech by interviewing top investors & operators and covering recent venture deals, news, and jobs.
  • Subscriber Count: 6000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Business, Climate, Entrepreneurship, Fundraising / VC, Investing, News, Opinion, Start-ups, Tech

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    • Premium Sponsorship ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price): Please feel free to reach out for examples and more information about our platform and offerings.

Interested in advertising with Climate Tech VC? Find them on Swapstack

10. Femstreet

Written by Sarah Nockel

Femstreet: Swapstack

  • Newsletter Description: If you want to learn from incredible female founders, startup operators, and investors, stay on top of tech news, and maybe get your next job, you should sign up for Femstreet.
  • Subscriber Count: 6000 (as of 28th Feb 2022)
  • Cadence: Weekly
  • Topics Covered: Business, Entrepreneurship, Fundraising / VC, Investing, Start-ups, Tech, Future Of Work, Investing

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  • Available Sponsorships:

    • 100 word shout out ($$$$ Flat Rate. Sign-up for Swapstack to unlock the price):

    100-word native editorial content within Sunday Newsletter; Brand logo and text placed at the top + CTA

    Guidance on our relatable tone and editing if needed for how to best tailor your message to Femstreet users.

    7-10k views per post

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