Podcast company

Richard Plepler invests in Luminary and joins the Board of Directors of Podcast Company

Richard Plepler has jumped on the podcast bandwagon. The former HBO CEO invested in Luminary Media, a podcast subscription service, and served on its board. Plepler has acquired a minority stake in Luminary, according to sources, although they could not confirm the amount of the investment. The New York-based company has raised more than $ […]

Podcast streaming

Spotify launches podcast streaming ad insertion and measurement

Spotify hopes to change the game of podcast advertising – which is largely stuck in the static past. The music and audio streaming company announced the launch of Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI), a new proprietary podcast advertising system that will allow advertisers to purchase targeted spots that are inserted into podcasts when they are broadcast […]