A few months ago, I finally sold The Tab, the media business I co-founded at university. If you’re not familiar, The Tab is a network of local university news sites with 5–6 million monthly unique visitors.

I made the decision to sell in late 2018, nine years after we founded the company. During that period, we had received and spent $10 million in venture funding from the likes of Rupert Murdoch and Balderton Capital.

The Tab had a big audience, cultural significance among young Brits, seven figures of revenues and an amazing track record for starting young journalists’ careers. …

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