Our mission: help you create clear, smart and effective updates for your busy colleagues

Jim VandeHei Co-founder of Axios

Jim VandeHei
Co-founder of Axios

A better way to communicate

Two years ago, a half-dozen corporations — and one school teacher — separately called us with a surprising question: Can you help us communicate with the clarity and efficiency of an Axios newsletter writer?
  • At first, we dismissed it. But as a half dozen calls grew to 20 or more, we set in motion a detailed exploration of why so many leaders struggle to communicate effectively. 
Our findings: Even the most sophisticated companies were getting clogged by the minute-to-minute churn of emails, messages and document dumps. Worse, they're clogged at the very moment their company is changing faster than ever — making it impossible to keep up.
  • They needed important updates, synthesized into what’s new and what matters, stacked in a logical hierarchy.
Our solution: Axios HQ. We took the lessons — and data — of our best writers and built a tool to distill important information and distribute it one-to-many.
  • We made it a joy to use by obsessing about simplicity.

  • We mandated anyone could pick it up with minimal instruction.

  • Our stretch goal: Make readers happier and writers more self-confident.
The result: It took off in Fortune-100 companies and smaller shops alike. It's helped us build an award-winning company and culture, and we feel confident it can do the same for you. 

 

Axios HQ in the news

Axios wants to help companies write more like reporters

Wall Street Journal — 12.14.21

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Axios enters the software licensing business

Digiday — 12.11.20

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Axios pushes into software with newsletter product

The Information — 8.15.19

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Help us build Axios HQ

We’re a diverse and fast-growing team of designers, engineers, editors, product managers, strategists and sellers.

 

We think the world is full of smart people and smart ideas that get stalled by inefficient communication. So we’re building a suite of services to help companies and teams write less, say more, and keep charging ahead.

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