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Podcast Company Paradiso Media Completes Series A Funding Round

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 5 […]

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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 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 Quake’s […]

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

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. Leaving […]

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Andrew Kuo and Kareem Rahma launch podcast company SomeFriends – Deadline

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 Board […]

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James Nesbitt and rugby stars launch podcast company

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 “vibrant […]

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Former UK Deputy GM Matt O’Mara joins podcast company Novel – RadioToday

Matt O’Mara, former CEO of Vice UK, has joined podcast company Novel as director and chief strategy and operations officer. For the past 18 months, he has advised the company on strategy and expansion, recent affairs having seen Novel hire O’Mara on a permanent basis in a leadership role. Sean Glynn, Founder of Novel, said: […]

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

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 scam […]

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MAFS Australia: Bryce Ruthven signs deal with podcast company

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 after […]

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Vox Media Acquires Cafe Studios Podcast Company From Preet Bharara

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 Showtime’s […]

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Hindustan Media Ventures purchases minority stake in podcast company Hubhopper

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 grow […]