\r\n\r\nWhat\u2019s happening:\r\n\r\nBelgium-based content marketing start-up StoryChief gained big with \u20ac1 million of investment capital from a variety of sources \u2014 which will help it reach its goal of becoming the central content hub for businesses.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nWhy it matters:\r\n\r\nThe comprehensive StoryChief platform was born out of the co-founders\u2019 desire to cure the epidemic of clickbait and cheap content marketing. Its cloud content software helps companies who want to build out their content marketing strategy by cutting time and production costs, and publishing multichannel with just one click.\r\n\r\nIt is marketed to startups, SEO marketers and editorial teams who want to increase their reach, allowing for collaboration between team members, content approval, cross-posting to blogs and social media capabilities. It also has a unique matchmaking component to help its customers find freelance writers.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nDigging Deeper:\r\n\r\n"We want businesses to produce thoughtful content and share their valuable insights with the world," says StoryChief co-founder and CEO Valeri Potchekailov.\r\n\r\nSince it\u2019s founding in 2017, StoryChief currently has 7,000+ registered users across 70 countries, and has been sculpting the product based on user feedback. This capital injection of seed money should help the company reach much higher numbers.\r\n\r\nPotchekailov explains that the startup tackles three pain points. The first is efficiency in creation and collaboration of content. The second is providing visibility in a multichannel world. The third is measurement and improvement of content quality. He says this is all possible by providing dummy proof tools and software integrations.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nKey Features:\r\n\r\nSome of the highlights of the StoryChief features include:\r\n\r\n \tIt can save up to six hours per article with faster content distribution and better collaboration flows.\r\n \tIt allows users to embed content from their favourite tools, give feedback, and manage approvals for their teams in one central place.\r\n \tIt gives users the capability to plan, schedule and distribute across multiple channels with one click.\r\n \tIt offers performance tracking across those channels, and captures leads in users\u2019 CRM system.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nThe bottom line:\r\n\r\nWith this significant capital investment, StoryChief is poised to significantly grow its customer base and become a leader in the content marketing industry.