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Ad revenue plummets for podcast company

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Podcast Company removes entire Kanye West episode

Drink Champs host NORE continues to apologize for hosting rapper Kanye West on his podcast this week. West, who asks the public to only call him Ye, argued that George Floyd died of drug abuse in 2020 when he appeared on the show. “He said a prayer for eight minutes, they hit him with fentanyl,” […]

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Liberated Syndication completes acquisition of German podcast company Julep Media

Acquisition transforms Libsyn into a leading player in the European podcast market PITTSBURGH, Pa./ACCESSWIRE/October 17, 2022/ Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn” or the “Company”), the leading “Podcasting As A Service” platform, today announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Julep Media GmbH (“Julep”), the largest independent podcast platform in Germany. The advertisement. Since its […]

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Liberated Syndication completes acquisition of German podcast company Julep Media

Acquisition transforms Libsyn into a leading player in the European podcast market PITTSBURGH, Pa./ACCESSWIRE/October 17, 2022/ Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn” or the “Company”), the leading “Podcasting As A Service” platform, today announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Julep Media GmbH (“Julep”), the largest independent podcast platform in Germany. The advertisement. Since its […]

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Podcast company hopes to digitize massive WMMS archive

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Wessler Media isn’t done with WMMS yet. After launching its “The Wrath of the Buzzard” podcast series on the legendary Cleveland radio station, the Columbus-based production company is looking to preserve an important part of the WMMS. Wessler president Vince Tornero has launched a fundraiser through GoFundMe in hopes of restoring an […]

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Podcast company hopes to digitize massive WMMS archive

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Wessler Media isn’t done with WMMS yet. After launching its “The Wrath of the Buzzard” podcast series on the legendary Cleveland radio station, the Columbus-based production company is looking to preserve an important part of the WMMS. Wessler president Vince Tornero has launched a fundraiser through GoFundMe in hopes of restoring an […]

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Jordanian podcast company Sowt announces acquisition of Dubai-based Finyal Media

DUBAI: Faster than some observers predicted, the wider streaming world has been gaining ground on industry pioneer Netflix in the fight for entertainment supremacy – but the world’s biggest streamer has yet to a few tricks up his sleeve. Take Netflix games, for example. Launched softly just 10 months ago with little marketing muscle behind […]

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Jordan’s Sowt acquires UAE podcast company Finyal

Sowt Media, a Jordan-based podcast platform that provides audio content to Arabic speakers around the world, has purchased Dubai-based podcast production company Finyal Media. The move will strengthen Sowt’s content, audience and business opportunities, the company said in a statement Monday. The acquisition was funded by Sowt and Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a New […]

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Jordanian podcast company Sowt announces acquisition of Dubai-based Finyal Media

Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif shot dead in Kenya for ‘misidentity’ ISLAMABAD: Prominent Pakistani presenter Arshad Sharif has been shot dead in Kenya, his wife said on Monday, as Kenyan media reported the journalist was killed by police in a “mistaken identity” case. Sharif’s ‘Power Play’ talk show aired for years from Monday to Thursday on […]

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Wonkybot, Children’s Podcast Company Behind ‘Tara Tremendous,’ Signs With CAA – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Children’s podcast company Wonkybot has found an agency. The company behind the hit children’s audio series Huge Tara signed with CAA. The agency will work with the producer to identify and create opportunities in television, film, publishing, brand partnerships and live events, as well as help grow their podcast business. It comes as Wonkybot […]

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Liberated Syndication Announces Agreement to Acquire German Podcast Company Julep Media

Acquisition transforms Libsyn into a leading player in the European podcast market PITTSBURGH, Pa./ACCESSWIRE/August 16, 2022/ Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn” or the “Company”), the leading “Podcasting As A Service” platform, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Julep Media GmbH (“Julep”), the largest Germany’s independent platform for podcast advertising. The […]

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Liberated Syndication Announces Agreement to Acquire German Podcast Company Julep Media

Acquisition transforms Libsyn into a leading player in the European podcast market PITTSBURGH, Pa./ACCESSWIRE/August 16, 2022/ Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn” or the “Company”), the leading “Podcasting As A Service” platform, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Julep Media GmbH (“Julep”), the largest Germany’s independent platform for podcast advertising. The […]

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Australian podcast company Ranieri & Co. selects Veritonic to measure advertising performance on its podcast network –

Ranieri to Use Veritonic’s Audio Attribution Solution to Measure Client’s Audio Ad Performance ROI NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veritonic, the industry’s comprehensive audio research and analysis platform, today announced that Ranieri & Co., the ANZ podcast company launched by former TRIBE executives Rob Ranieri and Nick Randall, selected its audio attribution solution to enable the company and […]

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Australian Podcast Company Ranieri & Co. Selects Veritonic to Measure Advertising Performance on Its Podcast Network

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veritonic, the industry’s comprehensive audio research and analysis platform, today announced that Ranieri & Co., the ANZ podcast company launched by former TRIBE executives Rob Ranieri and Nick Randall, has selected its audio attribution solution to enable the company and its clients to accurately track and measure the performance of podcast ads. In […]

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Australian Podcast Company Ranieri & Co. Selects Veritonic to Measure Advertising Performance on Its Podcast Network

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veritonic, the industry’s comprehensive audio research and analysis platform, today announced that Ranieri & Co., the ANZ podcast company launched by former TRIBE executives Rob Ranieri and Nick Randall, has selected its audio attribution solution to enable the company and its clients to accurately track and measure the performance of podcast ads. In […]

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Podcast company Ideabrew appoints Supriya Santhakumar as AVP – Sales and Ishani Dasgupta as AVP

Ideabrew Studios, the podcast company, has announced the appointment of Supriya Santhakumar of FM Tadka as AVP Sales and Ishani Dasgupta of JioSaavn as AVP Growth and Strategy. The company said Santhakumar’s experience in sales as West Head of FM Tadkaa and Vice President of Sales, Radio One India will drive the concept of podcast […]

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Rom-Com Podcast Company meets Cute Strikes TV & Film Deal with Range Media Partners

Meet Cute, a podcast company specializing in romantic comedies, has entered into a partnership agreement with Range Media Partners. The deal will see Range, backed by A+E Networks, adapt a selection of Meet Cute stories into TV series and movies and will also add Range customers to Meet Cute’s audio series as they are wrapped. […]

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Rom-Com Podcast Company Meets Cute Strikes TV & Film Deal With Range – Deadline

Meet Cute, a podcast company specializing in romantic comedies, has entered into a partnership agreement with Range Media Partners. The deal will see Range, backed by A+E Networks, adapt a selection of Meet Cute stories into TV series and movies and will also add Range customers to Meet Cute’s audio series as they are wrapped. […]

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Marc Maron signs new contract with podcast company Acast

Marc MaronPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) One of the pioneers of podcasting draws a new frontier. Marc Maron’s long-running and beloved podcast WTF with Marc Maron has a new home in Acast. The comedian has signed on to join fellow creators like Anna Faris and Margaret Cho on a three-year deal with the podcast company. […]

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SiriusXM acquires podcast company Team Coco from Conan O’Brien for $150 million – TechCrunch

SiriusXM Holdings, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Team Coco, the podcast network and digital media business led by Conan O’Brien. The $150 million deal (valuation first reported by The Wall Street Journal) will include the former NBC and TBS host’s late-night interview podcast “Conan O’Brien Needs a friend”, as well as 10 other podcasts […]

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Sirius XM buys Conan O’Brien’s podcast company in deal worth around $150 million

SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) acquired Conan O’Brien’s podcast company in a deal valued at around $150 million, WSJ reports. The satellite radio company has bought O’Brien’s hit podcast, ‘Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend’, with his digital media company Team Coco and its network of ten podcasts. The vast majority of Team Coco was owned by O’Brien, […]

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SiriusXM buys podcast company Team Coco from Conan O’Brien in $150 million deal

SiriusXM has acquired Team Coco, the podcast network and digital media company led by Conan O’Brien. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The satellite radio company’s pact for Team Coco is worth around $150 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. With this agreement, Team Coco staff will join SiriusXM, continuing to produce the […]

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SiriusXM acquires podcast company Team Coco from Conan O’Brien

SiriusXM Holdings, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Team Coco, the podcast network and digital media business led by Conan O’Brien. The $150 million deal (valuation first reported by The Wall Street Journal) will include the former NBC and TBS host’s late-night interview podcast “Conan O’Brien Needs a friend”, as well as 10 other podcasts […]

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Conan O’Brien sells podcast company to SiriusXM for $150 million

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore / CC by 2.0 Conan O’Brien has sold his podcast company to SiriusXM in a deal worth around $150 million. Digital media company Team Coco and its network of ten podcasts are included in the deal. Also included is the former late-night host’s podcast, “Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend”. This acquisition […]

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Thai Randolph, CEO of Kevin Hart, Runs HartBeat and His Own Podcast Company

Thai Randolph was named CEO of Kevin Hart’s media company, HartBeat, in January. The former marketer led HartBeat’s $100 million funding round with private equity firm Abry. Randolph also co-founded Sugaberry, a podcast focused on the experience of black mothers. “I basically still believe I’m ready for a bigger challenge,” Thai Randolph said with a […]

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Thai Randolph, CEO of Kevin Hart, Runs HartBeat and His Own Podcast Company

Thai Randolph was named CEO of Kevin Hart’s media company, HartBeat, in January. The former marketer led HartBeat’s $100 million funding round with private equity firm Abry. Randolph also co-founded Sugaberry, a podcast focused on the experience of black mothers. “I basically still believe I’m ready for a bigger challenge,” Thai Randolph said with a […]

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Obama’s podcast company seeks new cast after leaving Spotify

It has been confirmed by sources familiar with the negotiations that Higher Ground, the podcast company founded by Barack and michelle obama, will not renew its agreement with Spotify. Spotify reportedly decided not to make a bid after several rounds of talks with Higher Ground, so the company is continuing talks with places like Amazon […]

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Obama’s podcast company leaves Spotify

In 2020, Spotify announced a new partnership with Barack and Michelle Obama to bring new exclusive podcasts to the platform. However, two years later, the Obamas are now reportedly seeking deals with other podcast platforms as they leave Spotify. According to Bloomberg sources, Higher Ground Productions — which is the Obamas’ podcast company — won’t […]

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Novel, Europe’s largest independent podcast company, signs with UTA as it plans to continue growing in the US

Today, Novel, Europe’s largest independent podcast company, the UK-based studio behind a series of acclaimed, award-winning and global chart-topping podcasts for partners such as Spotify, Audible, iHeart and the Premier League, shares a slew of announcements, including deepening its relationship with UTA, which brokered many of its recent deals, as the company seeks to expand […]

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Obama’s podcast company leaves Spotify

In 2020, Spotify announced a new partnership with Barack and Michelle Obama to bring new exclusive podcasts to the platform. However, two years later, the Obamas are now reportedly seeking deals with other podcast platforms as they leave Spotify. According Bloomberg sources, Higher Ground Productions — which is the Obamas’ podcast company — won’t be […]

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Vince Vaughn, Greg Olsen and Ryan Kalil launch podcast company – Sportico.com

Vince Vaughn has teamed up with former Carolina Panthers duo Ryan Kalil and Greg Olsen to launch a podcast network and production company, Deadline reports. The trio launched Audiorama, backed by Powerhouse Capital, which has previously invested in companies such as Wondery and Athleticism. It will be led by Mikey Fowler, previously director of audio […]

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Vince Vaughn, Greg Olsen and Ryan Kalil launch podcast company – Sportico.com

Vince Vaughn has teamed up with former Carolina Panthers duo Ryan Kalil and Greg Olsen to launch a podcast network and production company, Deadline reports. The trio launched Audiorama, backed by Powerhouse Capital, which has previously invested in companies such as Wondery and Athleticism. It will be led by Mikey Fowler, previously director of audio […]

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Insider and Axel Springer back a new podcast company

Insider and its parent company, German publishing giant Axel Springer, are investing in a new podcast company called Spooler, Insider CEO Henry Blodget told Axios. Spooler will co-produce a new podcast with Insider called “The Refresh from Insider” using proprietary technology that makes it easier for producers to update podcast content with new segments after […]

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Insider and Axel Springer back new podcast company Spooler

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios Insider and its parent company, German publishing giant Axel Springer, are investing in a new podcast company called Spooler, Insider CEO Henry Blodget told Axios. Spooler will co-produce a new podcast with Insider called “The Refresh from Insider” using proprietary technology that makes it easier for producers to update podcast content with […]

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Insider and Axel Springer back new podcast company Spooler

Insider and its parent company, German publishing giant Axel Springer, are investing in a new podcast company called Spooler, Insider CEO Henry Blodget told Axios. Spooler will co-produce a new podcast with Insider called “The Refresh from Insider” using proprietary technology that makes it easier for producers to update podcast content with new segments after […]

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Sports podcast company Blue Wire is growing

Blue Wire, a sports podcast company founded in 2018, is adding two athlete-focused NBA shows to its lineup, Axios has learned. Driving the news: “Road Trippin,” featuring former NBA players Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye, and “The Long Shot,” hosted by Heat sniper Duncan Robinson, are now under the Blue Wire umbrella. Blue Wire, which […]

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Sports podcast company Blue Wire is growing

Blue Wire, a sports podcast company founded in 2018, is adding two athlete-focused NBA shows to its lineup, Axios has learned. Driving the news: “Road Trippin,” featuring former NBA players Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye, and “The Long Shot,” hosted by Heat sniper Duncan Robinson, are now under the Blue Wire umbrella. Blue Wire, which […]

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Indie Podcast Company Blanchard House Signs With WME – The Hollywood Reporter

Blanchard House, the independent podcast company, has signed with WME. Founded last year by a group of leading UK producers, Blanchard House is co-founded and led by CEO Kimberly Jung, Creative Director Rosie Pye and host Alex Wiltschko. The team is complemented by a group of 14 producers, journalists and presenters from the BBC and […]

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Former NBC Executive Steven Hein Launches Story Mill Media Podcast Company – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Steven Hein, who worked for NBC, Legendary and Fox, started his own podcast company. Hein, who was most recently SVP, Digital at NBC, started Story Mill Media. The company is focused on working with media brands to expand their content into the audio space. Story Mill Media has also completed a pre-seed funding round, […]

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Spotify buys podcast company Whooshkaa

[ad_1] The merger is expected to increase the reach and impact of its advertising partners Mathure Paul | Posted on 12/21/21, 12:42 AM Spotify continues to expand its footprint by improving the user experience. Its latest investment is to acquire podcast technology company Whooshkaa, an Australia-based all-in-one platform for hosting, managing, distributing, promoting, monetizing and […]

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Spotify acquires Australian podcast company Whooshkaa

Australia-based podcast service, Whooshkaa was bought by Spotify, but specific terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Whooshkaa’s innovative technology makes it easier and faster for broadcasters to transform their existing audio content into on-demand podcast content. This technology will soon be integrated into Spotify’s podcast and enterprise advertising platform megaphone, enabling radio publishers to […]

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Spotify buys Australian podcast company Whooshkaa

[ad_1] Australia based podcast service, Whooshkaa was bought by Spotify, but the precise terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Whooshkaa’s innovative technology makes it easier and faster for broadcasters to turn their existing audio content into on-demand podcast content. This technology will soon be integrated into Spotify’s podcast and corporate advertising platform. Megaphone, enabling […]

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The 3 keys to the success of the podcast company Amaze Media Labs

[ad_1] 18 months ago, when the world was still on lockdown, former business partners Robert Tuchman and Brett Sklar reconnected at a local park to discuss new trends and potential business opportunities. Tuchman and Sklar had been introduced by a mutual friend and first teamed up shortly after graduating from college to launch TSE Sports […]

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SCA announces the acquisition of Kinderling, a children’s radio and podcast company

[ad_1] To share Tweeter To share E-mail CEO of SCA, Grant blackley, announced the acquisition of Kinderling, the Australian children’s radio and podcast company, which joins the LiSTNR family. Kinderling was founded by a group of parents who wanted to introduce children aged zero to seven to the world of music, storytelling and creative expression. […]

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SCA’s LiSTNR acquires children’s podcast company Kinderling

[ad_1] Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has acquired Kinderling, an Australian children’s radio and podcast company. Kinderling was founded by a group of parents who wanted to introduce children aged zero to seven to the world of music, storytelling and creative expression. Since its inception in 2014, Kinderling has won the award for Best Digital Radio […]

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Independent podcast company Acast announces expansion to Victoria

[ad_1] Acast expanded to Victoria with the hiring of Bryce Crosswell (image shown) as the new Group Sales Manager for Victoria. Acast’s expansion in Victoria comes after announcing 89% net sales growth for Q3-21, compared to Q3-20. In his new role, Crosswell will be responsible for growing the podcast market and working to help brands […]

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Manchester podcast company hires chief growth officer Prolific North

[ad_1] Podcast.co has hired a growth manager to evolve its line of production services. Caroline Harleaux comes from Xeim Labs, where she was Business Development Manager. She previously held senior positions at Young Vic and the British Film Institute. “More and more brands are now recognizing the potential of audio content. Podcast listeners regularly stay […]

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Reservoir, SiriusXM Back Podcast Company Increases Volume by $ 12 Million

[ad_1] About a month after signing a “global” administrative agreement with Joni Mitchell, Reservoir (NASDAQ: RSVR) backed audio entertainment and podcast production company Audio Up in a $ 12 million Series B run by SiriusXM. Reservoir recently announced its participation in Audio Up’s multi-million dollar Series B, which debuted last year and has already raised […]

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Reservoir Joins $ 12 Million Series B Funding Round at Podcast Company Audio Up

[ad_1] Reservoir Media, headquartered in New York City, has invested in audio entertainment company and podcast content production studio Audio Up. As one of the “key contributions” of the recently announced $ 12 million Series B closing by Audio Up, which was led by SiriusXM, Reservoir says its investment will help Audio Up further develop […]

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Source magazine founder returns to hip-hop roots with Podcast Company

[ad_1] When Michael Jordan returned to the Chicago Bulls in 1995 after a brief retirement, his return message was short and sweet: “I’m back! Dave Mays was once considered the Michael Jordan of hip-hop publications, and… he’s back! While a 19-year-old sophomore at Harvard, he founded The Source magazine, which started out as a monthly […]

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Podcast Company Paradiso Media Completes Series A Funding Round

[ad_1] The French leader in podcast production Paradiso Media has finalized a series A round table to continue its international development, strengthen its workforce and continue to produce more film and television adaptations. Although Paradiso Media did not disclose the amount of the funding round, a source close to the company said a total of […]

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Subscription podcast company Quake raises $3.5 million in new funding round

Quake, a subscription podcast company founded by media veterans, has raised an additional $3.5 million, Axios has learned. Details: The round was led by Chicago Ventures with participation from a few individual investors, including Cameo founder and CEO Steven Galanis and SpotHero founder and CEO Mark Lawrence. “We are very encouraged by Quake’s early conversion […]

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Subscription podcast company Quake raises $ 3.5 million in new funding round

[ad_1] Quake, a subscription podcast company founded by media veterans, has raised an additional $ 3.5 million, Axios has learned. Details: The round was led by Chicago Ventures with the participation of a few individual investors, including Cameo Founder and CEO Steven Galanis and SpotHero Founder and CEO Mark Lawrence. “We are very encouraged by […]

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Podcast company Ranieri & Co. announces partnership with Byron Cooke Show

[ad_1] Australian podcast company Ranieri & Co. has announced its performance of The Byron Cooke Show, an independent podcast created by the former co-host of Fox FM’s “Fifi, Fev and Byron”. Cooke’s podcast covers deeper topics such as the toxic culture of the entertainment industry. Cooke said: “The podcast is where the action is now. […]

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Andrew Kuo and Kareem Rahma launch podcast company SomeFriends – Deadline

[ad_1] Former A + E Networks director Andrew Kuo and former New York Times director Kareem Rahma have started a podcast company to multiply stories by and about people of color in the audio industry. The pair launched SomeFriends, which is backed by investors including Hyphen Capital, media veteran Sean Cohan; James Cole, Jr., AIG […]

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James Nesbitt and rugby stars launch podcast company

[ad_1] Actor James Nesbitt and former England rugby stars Mike Tindall and James Haskell are among the co-founders of Folding Pocket, a new multimedia storytelling company. The production company works on original content with platforms such as Spotify, Audible, and Amazon Music. A podcast-led “branding powerhouse”, Folding Pocket uses original programming as the centerpiece for […]

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MAFS Australia: Bryce Ruthven signs deal with podcast company

[ad_1] He stepped down from his role of announcer on Hit104.7 Canberra’s afternoon show in February. And Married At First Sight’s Bryce Ruthven is officially back in the media industry after signing a contract with podcasting company Podshape. His first assignment for the brand is a podcast with his “wife” Melissa Rawson on their life […]

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Roman Mars 99% invisible podcast company sold to SiriusXM – deadline

[ad_1] The company behind 99% invisible, the podcast created by Roman Mars, was purchased by SiriusXM. The satellite radio company acquired 99% Invisible Inc, which produced the eponymous podcast which exposes the invisible and neglected aspects of design, architecture and activity that shape the world as well as What Trump can teach us about the […]

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Preet Bharara Joins Vox Media After Acquiring His Podcast Company

[ad_1] Former Manhattan US attorney Preet Bharara joins Vox Media after the firm’s purchase of Cafe Studios Inc., which publishes its “Stay Tuned With Preet” podcast. Vox bought out the podcast company with the aim of expanding its presence in the podcast realm and will keep Cafe Studios under its ownership with Bharara as host […]

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Vox Media Acquires Cafe Studios Podcast Company From Preet Bharara

[ad_1] Vox Media, the media company whose properties include New York Magazine, has announced the acquisition of Cafe Studios, the podcast company co-founded by Preet Bharara, former US attorney for the Southern District of New York. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bharara – who inspired the character played by Paul Giamatti in […]

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Hindustan Media Ventures purchases minority stake in podcast company Hubhopper

[ad_1] Delhi-based podcast hosting, creation and distribution company Hubhopper has raised an undisclosed amount as a strategic investment from Hindustan Times Media Ventures. Previously, Hubhopper had raised over $ 500,000 in multiple investment cycles from angel and institutional investors including ITI Growth Opportunities Fund, Unit-E Ventures, etc. Hubhopper will use the funds to continue to […]

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Acast buys New York Times-backed podcast company RadioPublic

[ad_1] Growing podcast audiences have led to a trading frenzy led by music streaming providers Spotify, Apple and Amazon. Today, industry giant Acast is looking to expand its reach through a major acquisition. The company has purchased the New York Times-RadioPublic, a podcast tech startup backed for an undisclosed price. As part of the deal, […]

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Acast buys New York Times-backed podcast company RadioPublic

Growing podcast audiences have led to a deal frenzy led by music streaming providers Spotify, Apple and Amazon. Today, industry giant Acast is looking to increase its reach with its own major acquisition. The company bought the New York Times-podcast tech startup RadioPublic for an undisclosed price. As part of the deal, Acast will get […]

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Zach Horowitz sees ‘huge’ opportunity in new podcast company for Latin listeners

[ad_1] Former Universal Music Group executive Zach Horowitz has co-founded a new podcast company, Pitaya Entertainment, dedicated to producing content for Latin Americans – and he sees similarities to the potential of the Latin music market that he helped unlock during his time in the music business. Pitaya launches with five series presented by hugely […]

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Industry powers launch new Latino podcast company in US – Pitaya Entertainment

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES, February 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Five powerful executives from the entertainment, podcasting and advertising industries have joined forces to create Pitaya Entertainment, a new company dedicated to producing podcasts for Latin Americans. Pitaya Entertainment kicks off with six podcast series featuring some of Latin America’s most popular entertainment personalities, including […]

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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Launches New Podcast Company

[ad_1] Ron Steslow, a political strategist who hosted the Lincoln Project podcast, is launching a new podcast company called Politicology, promising “politics without blinders.” Why is this important: His business could attract a large audience seeking to understand America’s troubled political currents. The big picture: It comes amid a transition and crisis for Lincoln Project, […]

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Lincoln Project co-founder launches new podcast company

Ron Steslow, a political strategist who hosted the Lincoln Project podcast, is launching a new podcast company called Politicology, promising “blinderless politics.” Why is this important: His company could capture a wide audience seeking to understand America’s troubled political undercurrents. The big picture: It comes amid a transition and crisis for the Lincoln Project, a […]

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Lakewood’s Evergreen podcast company makes big strides in storytelling

[ad_1] LAKEWOOD, Ohio – Evergreen Podcasts, a Lakewood-based company, has made storytelling a business. The podcasting company, run by CEO Michael DeAloia, publishes its own original series and works with organizations across the country to help them produce and manage their own podcasts. And Evergreen hopes to grow even further, with the ambition of becoming […]

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Amazon to buy podcast company Wondery

Amazon announced its intention to acquire Wondery on Wednesday. The startup will be part of Amazon’s subscription music service, Amazon Music. Why is this important: The move reaffirms Amazon’s growing ambitions to enter the podcasting space. Podcasts are a natural fit for the company, which already has a subscription music business, an audiobook business and […]

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Amazon to buy podcast company Wondery

Amazon announced Wednesday its intention to acquire Wondery. The startup will be part of Amazon’s subscription music service, Amazon Music. Why is this important: The move reaffirms Amazon’s growing ambitions to enter the podcasting space. Podcasts are a natural fit for the company, which already has a subscription music business, an audiobook business and has […]

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and their new podcast company ‘Archewell Audio’ sign exclusive deal with Spotify

[ad_1] Just months after signing a multi-million dollar video deal with Netflix, Meghan markle and Prince harry pacified with Spotify to produce podcasts that “shine a light on powerful and diverse voices and perspectives,” the streamer noted today. The exclusive multi-year deal will see Gimlet, the podcast studio that Spotify acquired in 2018, produce shows […]

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Sports podcast company Blue Wire raises $5M Series A

Blue Wire, a sports podcast company, has raised $5 million in its Series A, founder Kevin Jones told Axios. Why is this important: The company, which focuses on long-form sports narrative podcasts and conversational podcasts, now hosts more than 140 podcasts with more than 20 million downloads for the year. It has $1.5 million in […]

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CAA signs crowd network for European podcast company – Deadline

[ad_1] EXCLUSIVE: Crowd Network, the UK podcast network and producer established by a group of former BBC Radio executives, has signed with CAA. The Hollywood talent agency has signed the company and will work with it to create opportunities, including brand partnerships and the development of new intellectual properties, as well as initiatives in live […]

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Pharrell launches new podcast company, ‘OTHERtone’ series

[ad_1] Pharrell Williams Launches New Podcast Company, OTHERtoneMedia, and will be the spearhead of the network’s first program, OTHERton with Pharrell, Scott and Fam-Lay, which is slated for release on December 7, with new episodes available every Monday. OTHERton is derived from Pharrell’s Beats 1 radio show, which he co-hosted with Scott Vener – a […]

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Spotify spends $ 235 million on podcast company Megaphone

[ad_1] Spotify’s latest acquisition won’t bring more podcasts to their platform, but will see them integrate with Megaphone’s platform instead. Spotify’s roots may lie in dedicated music streaming, but in recent years their exploration of podcasts has seen a new focus for the team. They’ve built a huge library of podcasts available to all of […]

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Oren Zeev Leads $ 2.5 Million Fundraising Round In Podcast Company Riverside.fm

[ad_1] Popular customers who use the software include Hillary Clinton, Spotify, Disney, Marvel, BBC, and Verizon Media Meir Orbach 15:0305.11.20 The Riverside.fm video podcasting platform has received $ 2.5 million in seed funding led by Oren Zeev, an Israeli-American venture capitalist and director of Zeev Ventures. Riverside.fm was started by Nadav and Gideon Keyson, two […]

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Launch of subscription podcast company Quake

Quake, a subscription podcast company founded by media veterans, launched on Tuesday with $2.5 million in seed funding, executives told Axios. It’s debuting with exclusive political shows and hopes to expand into religion, sports and eventually Hispanic media. Why is this important: Podcast companies increasingly tend to poach top talent to launch exclusive shows, which […]

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Exclusive: Launch of subscription podcast company Quake

[ad_1] Quake, a subscription podcast company founded by media veterans, launched on Tuesday with $ 2.5 million in seed funding, executives told Axios. He’s making his debut with exclusive political shows and hopes to expand into religion, sports, and possibly Hispanic media. Why is this important: There is a growing trend for podcast companies to […]

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Sister supports the podcast company of the creators of “The Clearing”, “Tabloid”

[ad_1] Sister supports a new podcast studio called Campside Media. The company is the product of some of the most influential forces in podcasting. It was founded by Josh Dean (“The Clearing”), Vanessa Grigoriadis (“Tabloid: The Making Of Ivanka Trump”), Matthew Shaer (“Over My Dead Body”) and writer / producer Adam Hoff. The new network […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Interactive podcast company True-Crime Solve raises $ 20 million

[ad_1] Interactive crime and mystery studio company Solve says it has raised $ 20 million in funding Solve – an interactive crime and mystery studio spun off from Elisabeth Murdoch’s vertical networks – announced it has raised $ 20 million from Elisabeth Murdoch, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures and Advancit Capital (Shari Redstone). With this […]

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Podcast company Acast appoints Micheál Scully to key Dublin sales role

[ad_1] Acast has appointed Micheál Scully as Key Account Manager in its new Dublin office with the aim of attracting a greater share of Irish marketing to podcast media. Mr Scully, who previously held sales positions for Google, Electric Media, DoneDeal.ie and was Managing Director of Entertainment.ie, is the podcast company’s first field hire for […]

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Will Ferrell and iHeartMedia Launch New Podcast Company – Big Money Players Network – Deadline

[ad_1] After making people laugh on television and in the movies, Will Ferrell took to the podcast. The comedian, actor and producer and iHeartMedia today announced a partnership to launch Big Money Players Network, a new podcast company focused on comedy shows. “The iHeartPodcast network has been such a pleasure to work with. I love […]

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Deezer Takes on Spotify with 5 New Global Podcast Company Partnerships

[ad_1] Music streaming service born in France Deezer reported a 250% growth in podcast usage on his platform over the past two years and is stepping up its capabilities in that space to make the most of what it describes as a podcast “boom”. Deezer has global partnerships with five podcasting companies, including Libsyn, Ausha, […]

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Asylum Entertainment Group Launches Podcast Company Audit – Deadline

[ad_1] EXCLUSIVE: Steve Michaels’ Asylum Entertainment Group is launching an audio company to take advantage of this growing medium. The group is launching Audity, an audio-forward company that will develop podcasts in all genres, including variety, music, sports, crime, lifestyle and scripting. Audity is the third company to serve under the AEG banner following the […]

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Acast, World’s Largest Podcast Company, Launches ‘Acast Access’ Product for Paid Content Distribution

[ad_1] STOCKHOLM – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –A casting, the world’s largest podcast company, today announced the launch of Acast Access. The new product is the technical infrastructure allowing publishers to manage and distribute their exclusive paid content in a secure manner. With Acast Access, for the first time, publishers can lock exclusive content behind their own […]

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Acast podcast company Acast’s acquisition of Pippa is a South African success story »Stuff

[ad_1] Unless you are a podcaster yourself, you might not have heard of podcasting companies A casting and Pippa, but the announcement today of the takeover of the latter by the former could well be a game-changer. By joining forces, the companies hope to make the production, distribution and, perhaps most importantly, monetization of their […]

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Spotify buys its third podcast company, that’s genius. Entrepreneurs can learn valuable lessons

[ad_1] One of the keys to the longevity and relevance of a business is to stay ahead of the times. Uber didn’t just disrupt the taxi industry. They also regularly enter the food delivery business with Uber Eats. McDonald’s, with its recent acquisition of a tech company for $ 300 million, is further proof that […]

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Spotify buys crime podcast company Parcast

[ad_1] Spotify’s chief content officer, Dawn Ostroff, reiterated the company’s ambition to “become the world’s leading audio platform” by announcing the acquisition of its third podcasting company this year. The Swedish music streaming company’s latest acquisition is Podcast studio Parcast, which specializes in mystery, crime, science fiction and history content. Last month, Spotify acquired Gimlet […]

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Spotify reportedly in talks to acquire podcast company Gimlet Media

[ad_1] Music streaming service Spotify is in “advanced” talks to acquire startup podcast network Gimlet Media, reports Recode. If a deal were made, it would give the streaming service a boost as it diversifies its offerings beyond music. According to Recode, Spotify offers to pay more than $ 200 million for the company. Gimlet Media, […]

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Ex-Slate EIC, Malcolm Gladwell to Launch Podcast Company

[ad_1] Jacob Weisberg, who surprised the digerati by resigning as chairman and editor of the Slate Group, has raised the curtain a bit on the new podcast company he is launching with bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. “I’m interested in positioning podcasts beyond advertising,” he told Media Ink. “I think there’s no question that people will […]