At Upworthy,
we tell stories for a better world.

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Mission

Upworthy draws massive amounts of attention to things that matter.

Every day, we tell positive, genuine, meaningful stories that are worth reading, watching and sharing with your friends.

Because we’re all part of the same story.

Our Story

The Internet was supposed to open doors to new ideas. But too often it’s the opposite.

The internet often narrows our world instead of broadening it. And fills it with a waterfall of empty stories that drown out the ones that matter most.

But sometimes a story opens a door to a new and better world. It might make you feel surprised, happy, inspired, motivated, even sad. But it's those stories that give us what we're missing. They connect us with each other. They are rocket fuel for empathy. They change our hearts, our minds and sometimes even, the world.

Upworthy tells those stories, and helps them break through. Stories that are worth your time - and that make the world a better place.

Team

Eli Pariser, The Co-Founder of Upworthy

Eli Pariser

Co-Founder
Peter Koechley, The Co-Founder of Upworthy

Peter Koechley

Co-Founder
Amy O’Leary, Upworthy's Editorial Director

Amy O’Leary

Editorial Director
Ben Zagorski, Chief Revenue officer of Upworthy.

Ben Zagorski

Chief Revenue Officer
Peter Koechley, Upworthy’s Head of Video

Croi McNamara

Head of Video
Jennifer Lindenauer, Is the VP of Marketing at Upworthy

Jennifer Lindenauer

VP of Marketing
Rachel Fenn, is Upworthy’s VP of Engineering

Rachel Fenn

VP of Engineering
Robin Wilson, is the Chief Operating Officer at Upworthy

Robin Wilson

Chief Operating Officer
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