#78 - Benjamin Grubbs and Jonathan Shambroom - Co-Founders of Creator+

Understanding the creator economy in your 20s


Happy New Years!

Benjamin Grubbs and Jonathan Shambroom are the co-founders of Creator+, which is a studio and distribution platform that produces feature-length films in partnership with digital creators and monetizes through their existing audience and beyond across mobile, web and connected-TV. In addition to streaming feature films, the Creator+ platform provides a new user experience for engaging with content, commerce, Creators and community in one place. They recently raised $12M.

Benjamin formed Next 10 Ventures in March 2018 to pursue incubating and investing in startups focused on working with content creators. He’s worked in media for a while at companies like Google, Yahoo, and YouTube.

Jonathan is a veteran operator and serial entrepreneur. Eight of his nine previous tech companies were acquired.