News

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Categories: General

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 […]

Read More

Categories: General

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 […]

Read More

Categories: Acast Recommends, General

Meet Acast Recommends

Posted by acast on Jan 17, 2019 5:50 PM

  Acast is the home of the best podcasts in the world. And, we want to make sure you know all about them. Finding your next favorite podcast is hard, but Acast Recommends will make it easier, but surfacing shows from around the Acast Community that we think you’ll love. Each week, we’ll feature podcasts on our […]

Read More

Categories: Acast Recommends, Podcast, recommendations

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Categories: General

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 […]

Read More

Categories: General

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% […]

Read More

Categories: General

ACAST REACHES 100 MILLION MONTHLY LISTENS & 1.5 BILLION ALL-TIME DOWNLOADS OF PODCASTS AND AUDIO ON DEMAND CONTENT

Posted by acast on Jul 10, 2018 12:15 AM

Stockholm, Sweden // New York, NY — 10 July 2018 Acast – the world’s leading digital audio and voice technology company – today announces that its monthly listens have passed the 100 million mark. Additionally, in the four years since the company was founded in Stockholm, Acast podcasts and digital audio content have been downloaded […]

Read More

Categories: Industry

3 World Cup Podcasts To Check Out This Week

Posted by acast on Jul 5, 2018 12:46 PM

Going to watch the world cup this weekend and need to know what’s happening? Did your favorite player on your favorite team score an amazing goal and now you want to deep dive into theories on who will win? These 3 podcasts have got you covered whether you are a sportsball or football fan.

Read More

Categories: Podcast, recommendations

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.

Read More

Categories: General

US Audio Intelligence Report

Posted by acast on Mar 28, 2018 8:01 AM

Today, we are launching the first installment in our new Audio Intelligence Report. Each quarter, we will share new insights into the audio and voice industry from 3 key global markets the UK, the US, and Australia. These infographics showcase the current state of the industry in the US and also a behind the scenes […]

Read More

Categories: Industry, Innovation

UK Audio Intelligence Report

Posted by acast on Mar 28, 2018 7:51 AM

Today, we are launching the first installment in our new Audio Intelligence Report. Each quarter, we will share new insights into the audio and voice industry from 3 key global markets the UK, the US, and Australia. These infographics showcase the current state of the industry in the UK and also a behind the scenes […]

Read More

Categories: Industry, Innovation

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.

Read More

Categories: General

Get podcasts that match the length of your driving commute with Acast and Ford

Posted by acast on Feb 26, 2018 4:01 PM

Remember back in November when we won the Ford “Make it Driveable” hackathon? Well now the Acast mobile app is actually available in Ford cars! At Mobile World Congress, Ford announced that our mobile app will be made available to drivers. It will offer offline downloads and an intelligent recommendation engine that analyses commute times […]

Read More

Categories: Innovation, team acast

Australia’s oldest and most reputable newspaper, Betoota Advocate, makes the move into podcasting with Acast

Posted by acast on Feb 16, 2018 10:57 AM

The Betoota Advocate, a small and independent regional newspaper from far-west Queensland and arguably Australia’s oldest newspaper, has announced they will be taking the plunge into podcasting. The podcasts will be hosted on the Acast platform, the world’s leading technology infrastructure for audio on demand and podcasts, and will be available on iTunes, the Acast […]

Read More

Categories: australia, Podcast