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The New Zealander changing the publishing world

Daniel Dunkley
Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Hamish McKenzie is the cofounder of Substack, which now has a valuation of US$900m. (Image: Supplied)
Daniel Dunkley
Tue, 21 Sep 2021
As a former writer for publications including the New Zealand Listener, Hamish McKenzie, the NZ co-founder of digital publisher Substack, knows a thing or two about the value of journalists.The Otago-raised entrepreneur's career before launching the US$650 million startup makes for some interesting reading.After a spell as a writer in Hong Kong, McKenzie moved to the US with his American partner, landing a job at tech news site PandoDaily in Silicon Valley. An attempt to write a book about Elon Musk followed, leading to a surprise job...

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