The paid audio content app, which has raised $100 million in venture capital pre-launch, announced last week that it will officially roll out to the public on April 23. This marks a slight change to the timeline originally announced in the startup’s shiny New York Times unveiling, which noted that the platform was “set to […]
Here at Hot Pod, we devote a lot of space to the ebb and flow of money in podcasting: who’s making it, how they’re doing it, what they’re spending it on, and why. Especially in this moment, as podcasting settles into a new era of acquisitions and experiments, reporting on this has necessarily focused at […]
With 23 exclusive shows in tow.
Matt Sacks, the CEO of the forthcoming exclusives-driven podcast startup that aspires to be the Oh-You-Know of Podcasts, couldn’t-wouldn’t say much in the way of specifics when he joined me on stage at Thursday’s Hot Pod Summit. But we ended up getting much of those specifics on Sunday night anyway, when Luminary kicked off a […]
Plus: Gimlet’s “Sandra” is heading to television (surprise surprise), WNYC partners with Night Vale Presents, and BuzzFeed gets into the news podcast game