Darling Media, a print and digital media platform directed towards female-driven content, is currently seeking funds through Indiegogo/MicroVentures’ equity crowdfunding platform. According to the Darling team, the content website is dedicated to exploring the complexities of “the art of being a woman.” The publication notably embraces women of different ethnicities and body types, and none of its photographs are retouched to alter faces or bodies. It was revealed:
“Free of shallow or negative messaging, Darling acts as readers’ all-in-one psychologist, best friend, career advisor, personal stylist, and travel agent to redefine female-driven digital, social, and print content. Darling Magazine challenges cultural ideals of beauty and questions its exaggerated importance by using models of all sizes and by becoming the first magazine to not retouch women’s bodies or skin in photos.”
The team also reported that Darling produces a quarterly print women’s magazine focused on the empowerment of women. The magazine was launched in May 2012 after raising funds through a Kickstarter campaign for its first print issue. Over the past five years, Darling has attracted a large community of unique, intelligent, and influential women who are seeking to continue to collaborate with the platform with Darling and other female content brands.
“Since the launch, Darling Magazine has published 19 issues, including digital copies, and has built a strong readership base with print circulation having increased at an average rate of 57% per year from 2012 to 2016.”
Funds from the Indiegogo/Microventures campaign will be used to continue the expansion of Darling, along with scale its vertical market segments, which includes its platform and social media networks. The campaign is set to close later this summer.
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