Topics: Venture Funding

Topics: Venture Funding
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Insider: August 30, 2019

Acast has received €25 million in financing from the European Investment Bank as part of an unusual “quasi-equity” deal. Wait, what? Also: Ximalaya, plus Spotify-Anchor integration

August 30, 2019
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Wondery has raised $10 million in Series B

It adds to the $5 million Series A already raised.

June 27, 2019
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Funding Frenzy

Two podcast-related startups have secured new funding this week: Backtracks and PodMe.

May 31, 2019
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A New Podcast Company, Himalaya, Raises $100 Million

We’re in the silly season now.

February 7, 2019
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Acast raises $35 million in Series C funding

The money will apparently fund expansion into new content and territories, a push towards more non-advertising revenue streams, and an improved offering for smart speakers.

December 6, 2018
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A Startup Bets on Rich Media

Entale believes that listeners don’t just want to listen when they’re listening to something. Cool? Also, why does this sound so familiar?

October 15, 2018
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Automattic invests in RadioPublic

Announced yesterday, the investment sees the parent of WordPress joins a collection of strategic investors that includes The New York Times, Bose Corporation, WGBH, and American Public Media, and deepens a relationship that started last year when the company made RadioPublic’s embed player available on all WordPress sites, as noted in the corresponding press release. […]

August 14, 2018
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The Audioboom deal has collapsed

Plus: PRX gets a new Chief Operating Officer, Gimlet parts way with its Head of Product, and Dissect’s Third Season

May 18, 2018
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Samsung Invests in Audioburst

Plus: Full Q&A with Lauren Shippen, creator of The Bright Sessions

April 6, 2018
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Wondery raises $5M in Series A

Plus: ABC debuts Zach Braff’s “Alex, Inc”, follow-up on the BBC, and more on the daily podcast as front page

March 30, 2018