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Once-Hot Social Startup VSCO Finds Success With Subscriptions

By Cory Weinberg · Apr. 25, 2018 10:01 AM PT · 1 comment

VSCO, a hip photo-and-video-editing app popular with people younger than 25, captured attention as a startup riding the early mobile, social wave. Instagram tried to buy it at one point and VSCO later raised $70 million in venture funding. But finding a profitable business model was tougher. To cut costs, the Oakland, Calif.–based company closed its New York office last January.

Now, ...