Dropbox acquired a New York startup that aimed to help publishers make money - and its service will shut downNew York startup Verst has been acquired by Dropbox. The service will be shutting down December 21, and the team will join Dropbox. The startup had previously raised $12 million. Dropbox has acquired Verst, a New York startup that aimed to help web publishers and creators make money through features like paywalls, the companies announced Thursday.
Dropbox acquires Verst team, publishing platform will shut down on Dec. 21The team behind Verst is joining Dropbox, in an acquisition that marks the end of the Verst publishing platform. The startup actually started life as DWNLD, a platform that transformed websites into mobile apps.
Publish vivid content, discover key insights and grow your brand with VerstWe spoke to lots of creators & heard an enormous number of pain points & observed that websites as we know them are kind of dumb. We wanted to create a smart publishing platform that would allow publishers to not only create incredible content, but to optimize for performance.
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