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My newsletter features long-form essays on startups, growth, metrics, and network effects. I’ve written 650+ essays which have been featured and quoted in The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, and WSJ.
These days, I’m an investor at…
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5ish is a newsletter by M.G. Siegler (that’s me) that aims to serve up five or so links to interesting content/places at a regular cadence.
Okay, but what about 500ish?
In a way, 5ish is a counterpart to 500ish, the site where I...
Demystifying soccer — one shot, and one sweater, at a time. Who is this for? Anyone who’s remotely curious about what’s happening in the soccer world — my mom, the disgruntled New York Jets fan looking to add another crushing disappointment to...
I’m an award-winning journalist. I’ve covered the stuff Toronto City Council does for eight years. I was the first person to start fact-checking Mayor Rob Ford’s claim to have saved Toronto $1 billion. I track council votes so you know what…
The Jungle Gym is a monthly newsletter full of ideas & resources to help you think clearer & work smarter. That means I spend a lot of time writing and curating resources about topics like: