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Acast, The Largest Global Podcast Company, Acquires Pippa

Posted by acast on Apr 25, 2019 4:34 AM

This is the first acquisition for Acast and will significantly expand its offering for a wider range of podcasters. Acast, the largest global podcast company, today announces the acquisition of Pippa, a technology company offering hosting, analytics, and monetization for podcasters. With this acquisition, Acast cements its position as the premier podcast company globally, offering […]

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Categories: General, Industry, Podcast, team acast

Acast Recommends US Podcaster Q&A — Are We Still Talking about this?

Posted by acast on Mar 14, 2019 5:13 PM

For this week’s US Acast Recommends, we are doing a Q&A with Adam Kaplan from “Are We Still Talking About This?” Describe your podcast in 2-3 sentences. “Are We Still Talking About This” is a podcast that features vulnerable conversations with iconic artists, filmmakers, and comedians about how anxiety interfaces with their creative processes; the successes, […]

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Categories: Acast Recommends, General, In The Media, Podcast

Acast Recommends UK — Talk Art

Posted by acast on Mar 14, 2019 3:50 PM

This week’s Acast Recommends featured podcast is Talk Art. Actor Russell Tovey and gallerist Robert Diament present the show dedicated to the world of art.  It includes exclusive interviews with leading international artists, curators and gallerists, and even occasionally celebrity friends from other industries, with the aim of exploring the magic of art and why […]

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Categories: General

Acast Recommends — CONFLICTED

Posted by acast on Mar 7, 2019 7:49 PM

If you loved Caliphate, this should be your next podcast. Our Acast Recommends podcast of the week is CONFLICTED. Hosted by Thomas Small, a Californian former Greek Orthodox monk who traversed the Middle East and Aimen Dean, a former jihadist and turned British spy. Each week, Thomas and Aimen walk us through a sprawling conflict […]

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Acast Recommends — The Tip Off

Posted by acast on Mar 1, 2019 1:05 PM

This week, we bring to you The Tip Off for our Acast Recommends featured pod. The Tip Off takes listeners behind the scenes of some amazing investigative journalism. There are car chases, slammed doors, terrorist cells, meetings in dimly lit bars and cafes, wrangling with despotic regimes and much more. So if you love a […]

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Acast Recommends — Today In Focus

Posted by acast on Feb 21, 2019 3:20 PM

Today in Focus is the best 25 minutes of your day. It’s this week’s Acast Recommends feature out of the UK and one of our top daily news podcasts. The show offers a deep dive into a major story tapping into The Guardian and Observer journalists to give a rich narrative. It gets listeners beyond […]

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Categories: Acast Recommends, General

Remote Audio Data is Here!

Posted by acast on Dec 11, 2018 7:04 PM

Today, our friends at NPR announced that Remote Audio Data (RAD) is finally here. In their blogpost they say “Collaborative minds and leaders from across the media industry have worked closely with NPR to develop and launch a new podcast analytics technology: Remote Audio Data (RAD), a method for sharing listening metrics from podcast applications […]

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Categories: General, Industry, Innovation

ACAST SECURES $33MM USD SERIES C FUNDING

Posted by acast on Dec 10, 2018 9:21 PM

ACAST SECURES $33MM USD SERIES C FUNDING World’s Largest Podcast Marketplace Raises Funds to Support International Expansion and Accelerate Growth Stockholm, SE — December 5, 2018 Acast – the world’s largest podcast marketplace – today announced that it has secured a Series C investment of $33 million USD (300 Million SEK) led by a group […]

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ACAST PODCASTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION ON SPOTIFY WORLDWIDE

Posted by acast on Oct 10, 2018 9:21 PM

ACAST PODCASTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISTRIBUTION ON SPOTIFY WORLDWIDE New York, NY October 9, 2018 — Beginning today, Acast, the world’s leading audio and podcast technology company, is now working with Spotify to create a new distribution channel for the 2,500+ podcasts hosted with Acast from around the world. Those podcasts include international hits like […]

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Fresh Podcast Listening Research From Acast

Posted by acast on Jul 24, 2018 7:00 AM

Today sees the launch of our latest round of research from the Acast Audio Intelligence Report. We’ve looked at the spending habits of podcast listeners across both the US and the UK, as well as how trusted podcasting is as a medium. The results are fascinating: for example, podcast fans in the UK spend 60% […]

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Pride Podcast Roundup

Posted by acast on Jun 18, 2018 2:19 PM

To celebrate Pride Month this June, we’ve put together a list of 10 great podcasts from around the world which explore and celebrate LGBTQ people, viewpoints and culture.

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Acast named to Top 100 sites in Sweden!!!

Posted by acast on Mar 6, 2018 12:02 AM

We made it! This year, Acast was listed as one of the top 100 sites for entertainment in Sweden by IDG.se. We are proud of our Swedish heritage and this is an honor. Congrats to all the other companies also on the list. See the full list here.

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