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Peter Koechley      

Co-Founder and Curator-In-Chief of Upworthy

Peter Koechley is co-founder and curator-in-chief of Upworthy, a mission-driven media company dedicated to bringing mass attention to the things that really matter using irresistible social media. Before Upworthy, Peter produced viral media for the advocacy organisation MoveOn.org, was managing editor of The Onion (America’s Finest News Source) and co-created the Onion News Network. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, son and dog.

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Video Site Upworthy Closes $8M Round, Will Build Revenue ...

Co-founders Eli Pariser and Peter Koechley said that the team is looking to expand its coverage of certain topics, like parenting and global health. Focusing  ...

Upworthy Goes Viral by Optimizing Optimism - Businessweek

“The whole Internet heard his story,” says Upworthy co-founder Peter Koechley. ... but Upworthy, founded by The Onion veteran Koechley and MoveOn.org's Eli ...

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