Podcasts & New Audio Formats

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Summary

96

Featured Companies

$1,683M

Total Raised In Trend

1

B10 Portfolio Companies

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Tools for Creators36%
Content34%
Player16%
Distribution & Monetization11%

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Content

Networks and creators producing content in new audio and media formats

Company

Founded

Stage

Raised

Employees (est)

HQ Location

Founder

Investors

Rebel Girls

2012

Series A

-

51

San Francisco, United States

Owl Ventures

Calm

2012

Series C

$218M

394

San Francisco, United States

Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Jason Calacanis, TPG Growth, TPG, and 34 others

Blue Wire

2018

Corporate Round

$10M

90

San Francisco, United States

500 Startups, DOT Capital, Side Door Ventures, Bettor Capital, Forty5 Ventures, and 1 others

Podimo

2019

Other

$37M

136

Copenhagen, Denmark

Headline, 83North, Heartcore Capital, Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker, Stefan Blom, and 1 others

Wondery

2016

Acquired

$15M

162

West Hollywood, United States

Lerer Hippeau, Waverley Capital, Greycroft, Alan Patricof, BDMI, and 8 others

Podchaser

2016

Series A

$6M

32

Oklahoma City, United States

Ben Slinger, Bradley Davis, Cole Raven

more

High Alpha, Greycroft, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Matthew Luckett, Advancit Capital, and 12 others

WaitWhat

2017

Series B

$16M

47

New York, United States

Cue Ball, Burda Principal Investments, Raga Partners, Able Partners, Emerson Collective, and 9 others

Blinkist

2012

Series C

$35M

213

Berlin, Germany

Insight Partners, Headline, Greycroft, IBB Ventures, Ulf Stahrenberg, and 3 others

Dear Media

2018

Series A

$8M

44

West Hollywood, United States

Michael Bosstick, Raina Penchansky

more

Magnet Companies

Pray.com

2016

Series B

$34M

40

Santa Monica, United States

Science, VMG Partners, Greylock, BoxGroup, Sequoia Capital, and 21 others

Cadence13

2015

Acquired

-

66

New York, United States

Houlihan Lokey, Inc., Entercom Communications Corp.

Lemonada Media

2019

Other

$3M

27

Minneapolis, United States

Blue Collective

PodcastOne

2010

Acquired

-

83

California, United States

Gimlet Media

2014

Acquired

$28M

107

Brooklyn, United States

Stripes, WPP, Betaworks, Graham Holdings, Emerson Collective, and 9 others

Osiris Media

2017

Crowdfunding

-

14

Washington, United States

RJ Bee

more

StartEngine, SeedInvest, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, Rainmakers

Changelog Media

2009

Other

-

5

Houston, United States

Jerod Santo

more

Earwolf

2010

Other

-

23

Los Angeles, United States

Jeff Ullrich, Scott Aukerman

more

Meet Cute

2019

Series A

$9M

21

New York, United States

Union Square Ventures, LocalGlobe, Lerer Hippeau, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, Newark Venture Partners, and 1 others

The Front Porch Media Network

2017

Seed

$2M

21

Cleveland, United States

Michael DeAloia

more

Lake Effect Radio

Instaread

2014

Seed

$2M

15

San Francisco, United States

Pear VC, Kima Ventures, Wavemaker Partners

Luminary Media

2018

Other

$100M

28

Chicago, United States

Lauren Perkins, Matt Sacks, Phong Nguyen

more

New Enterprise Associates, 14W, Sinai Ventures

Aaptiv

2015

Other

$52M

26

New York, United States

Insight Partners, Pear VC, Arena Ventures, Millennium Technology Value Partners, Warner Music Group, and 9 others

Radiotopia

2014

Other

$1M

8

Cambridge, United States

Stabl

2015

Other

-

4

London, United Kingdom

David McGuire

more

reVolver Podcasts

2016

Corporate Round

-

11

Dallas, United States

Jack Hobbs

more

Latido Music

Audiomatic

2015

Other

-

-

Mumbai, India

Boardwalk Audio

2016

Other

-

-

Los Angeles, United States

more

Crowd Network

2020

Other

-

-

Manchester, England

Fir Podcast Network

2015

Other

-

-

Concord, United States

LeadersIn

2007

Acquired

-

-

London, England

Radio Misfits

2014

Other

-

-

more

Distribution & Monetization

Platforms that host, distribute, monetize and offer tools for new audio and media formats

Company

Founded

Stage

Raised

Employees (est)

HQ Location

Founder

Investors

Acast

2013

Other

$126M

376

Stockholm, Sweden

Bonnier Ventures, Alfvén & Didrikson, MOOR, European Investment Bank, Första AP-fonden, and 5 others

Spreaker

2009

Acquired

$1M

128

New York, United States

Italian Angels for Growth, Jupiter Venture

Buzzsprout

2008

Other

-

24

Jacksonville, United States

Adori Labs=

2013

Seed

-

18

Santa Clara, United States

Montane Ventures Pvt., Ltd.

Ausha

2018

Seed

$1M

20

Tourcoing, France

Maxime Piquette

more

Bpifrance, Nord France Amorcage, Groupe IRD, Nima Karimi, Alexandre Boucherot, and 3 others

Audioboom

2009

Acquired

$8M

45

St. Helier, Jersey

Candy Capital, Harwood Private Equity

Audioburst

2015

Corporate Round

$24M

36

Tel Aviv, Israel

Dentsu, Samsung Ventures, Hyundai Motor Company, Advanced Media, Nippon Broadcasting System, and 3 others

Sounder.fm

2019

Seed

$4M

27

New York, United States

Ulu Ventures, Spotify, Newark Venture Partners, Xoogler, Christer Andersson, and 2 others

PodOmatic

2005

Other

-

22

San Francisco, United States

Megaphone (formerly Panoply Media)

2015

Acquired

-

42

Washington, United States

Supercast

2019

Seed

$2M

16

Victoria, Canada

Aidan Hornsby

more

Tiny Capital, Des Traynor, Form Capital, Christian Reber, Conconi Growth Partners, and 1 others

Simplecast

2013

Acquired

$12M

23

Troy, United States

Brad Smith, Josh Long

more

Hudson Valley Startup Fund, Daniel Curran, Zelkova Ventures, Leonis Investissement, Gabriel Jarrosson

Omny Studio

2012

Acquired

$2M

10

Melbourne, Australia

Andrew Armstrong, Ed Hooper, Long Zheng

more

University of Melbourne, Singtel Innov8, Melbourne Accelerator Program, Adventure Capital

iono.fm

2008

Seed

-

11

Cape Town, South Africa

Clifftop Colony Capital Partners

Awesound

2015

Other

-

1

London, United Kingdom

MatchCasts

2019

Pre-Seed

-

-

Singapore, Singapore

Entrepreneur First

Infrastructure

Backend infrastructure that helps power platforms and platform monetization

Company

Founded

Stage

Raised

Employees (est)

HQ Location

Founder

Investors

Podsights

2018

Other

$6M

27

New York, United States

Newark Venture Partners, Greycroft, Betaworks, BDMI, Aglaé Ventures, and 6 others

Instreamatic

2015

Seed

$6M

22

Palo Alto, United States

Progress Ventures, Accomplice, MathCapital, Google Assistant Investments, Hawke Ventures, and 1 others

Backtracks

2016

Seed

$4M

7

Austin, United States

Sputnik ATX, Moonshots Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Next Coast Ventures, Capital Factory, and 2 others

Midroll Media, LLC

2013

Acquired

-

10

Los Angeles, United States

Jeff Ullrich, Scott Aukerman

more

Zvook

2019

Pre-Seed

-

6

Brooklyn, United States

Antler

Player

Consumer facing players of new audio formats

Company

Founded

Stage

Raised

Employees (est)

HQ Location

Founder

Investors

Clubhouse

2020

Series B

$110M

33

San Francisco, United States

Andreessen Horowitz, Offline Ventures, Tiger Global Management, TQ Ventures, Scott Belsky, and 5 others

Player FM

2012

Acquired

-

22

Los Angeles, United States

Martin Vandžura

more

iVoox

2010

Seed

-

58

Barcelona, Spain

Grupo Intercom

Audible

1995

Acquired

$15M

2709

Newark, United States

Bing Gordon, Don Katz, Edwin J. Lau

more

HV Capital, Apax Partners, Penguin Random House, Special Situations Funds

Sybel

2018

Pre-Seed

$6M

37

Paris, France

Mangrove Capital Partners, Eduardo Ronzano, Alexa Accelerator, Powered by Techstars, Techstars

Stitcher

2007

Acquired

$19M

130

San Francisco, United States

New Enterprise Associates, Benchmark, Great Oaks Venture Capital, PROOF, Ronald Conway, and 1 others

The Podcast App

2017

Seed

-

15

San Francisco, United States

Y Combinator, FJ Labs, Reach Capital, Floodgate, Magma Partners, and 6 others

Spoon Radio

2013

Series B

$60M

121

Seoul, South Korea

Choi Hyuk Jun, Heejae Lee, Hyukjae Choi

more

KB Investment, Goodwater Capital, Softbank Ventures Asia, Altos Ventures, Access Ventures, and 4 others

Castbox

2016

Series C

$45M

56

San Francisco, United States

Qiming Venture Partners, IDG Capital, SIG China (SIG Asia Investments), GSR Ventures, ZhenFund, and 1 others

Curio

2016

Series A

$9M

47

London, United Kingdom

Earlybird Venture Capital, Draper Esprit, 500 Startups, Cherry Ventures, Horizons Ventures, and 2 others

Audm

2016

Acquired

$2M

11

New York, United States

Y Combinator, Switch Ventures, Precursor Ventures

Entale Media

2017

Seed

$3M

18

London, United Kingdom

Ascension, Founders Factory, dmg ventures

Pocket Casts

2010

Acquired

-

13

New York, United States

BBC Studios

RadioPublic

2016

Acquired

$1M

10

Boston, United States

Bose Ventures, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, WGBH, The New York Times, Homebrew, and 7 others

DoggCatcher

2008

Other

-

1

Durham, United States

more

Overcast Radio

2014

Other

-

1

New York, United States

Marco Arment

more

hibooks

2014

Other

-

7

San Francisco, United States

Stanley Yuan

more

Morning Crest Capital Management, Ltd., Byron Capital Partners, Ltd.

Breaker

2016

Acquired

-

2

San Francisco, United States

Betaworks, Y Combinator, ACE & Company

Airing Pods

2014

Other

-

-

Bangalore, India

Sony Kadavan

more

AttenaPod

2011

Other

-

-

Bamberg, Germany

Daniel Oeh

more

BeyondPod

2010

Other

-

-

Cincinatti, United States

Stefan Kyntchev

more

Duoting

2013

Other

-

-

Beijing, China

more

Moorcast

2017

Other

-

-

Washington D.C., United States

Christian Rikong

more

APPDICTIVE Studio LLC

2015

Other

-

-

Santa Barbara, United States

Xavier Guillemane

more

Podcast Republic

2013

Other

-

-

Irvine, United States

more

Podkicker

2011

Other

-

-

Vastervik, Sweden

more

Podparadise

2016

Other

-

-

Tuscon, United States

Tyler Lacy

more

Podpitara

2016

Other

-

-

Pune, India

Dushyant Bhati

more

Podtail

2013

Other

-

-

Stockholm, Sweden

Fredrik Jungstedt

more

Tools for Companies

Tools that help companies leverage new audio and media formats like Private Podcasts

Company

Founded

Stage

Raised

Employees (est)

HQ Location

Founder

Investors

Casted

2019

Series A

$10M

54

Indianapolis, United States

Revolution Ventures, High Alpha, Elevate Ventures, Tappan Hill Ventures

Storyboard

2019

Seed

$5M

20

Santa Monica, United States

Anna Khan

more

CRV, Operator Partners, Harry Stebbings, Slack Fund, Dave Ambrose, and 1 others

Yac

2019

Series A

$11M

22

Kissimmee, United States

Slack Fund, Betaworks, GGV Capital, Active Capital, Boost VC, and 3 others

uStudio

2010

Other

$10M

27

Austin, United States

Jennifer Grogono, Josh Marshall

more

Eon Corporation

Grod Media

2017

Other

-

1

Los Angeles, United States

Alex Grodnik

more

Hearo solutions

2019

Other

-

-

Wendlingen, Germany

Dan Freisem

more

Tools for Creators

Tools for audio content production

Company

Founded

Stage

Raised

Employees (est)

HQ Location

Founder

Investors

Verbit

2017

Series D

$319M

1259

New York, United States

Sapphire Ventures, HV Capital, Stripes, Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel, and 12 others

Krisp

2017

Series A

$18M

135

Berkeley, United States

Sierra Ventures, RTP Global, Storm Ventures, Shanda Group, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, and 6 others

Deepgram

2015

Series B

$39M

131

San Francisco, United States

Y Combinator, Tiger Global Management, Wing Venture Capital, Compound, Nvidia GPU Ventures, and 9 others

TranscribeMe

2011

Seed

$7M

750

San Francisco, United States

Tech Coast Angels, Keiretsu Capital, Icehouse Ventures, Keiretsu Forum, TA Ventures, and 5 others

Speechify

2017

Other

-

38

Kentfield, United States

Cliff Weitzman

more

CM Ventures

Splice

2013

Series D

$160M

259

New York, United States

Union Square Ventures, True Ventures, Flybridge, DFJ Growth, GS Growth, and 17 others

Descript

2017

Series B

$50M

59

San Francisco, United States

Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint, Spark Capital, Naval Ravikant, Rahul Vohra, and 19 others

Trint

2014

Series A

$14M

105

London, United Kingdom

Jeff Kofman, Mark Boas

more

Horizons Ventures, The New York Times, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, Knight Enterprise Fund, The Associated Press, and 5 others

Lilicast

2017

Other

-

9

Vorst, Belgium

Arik Azoulay

more

MassChallenge

Financing

Top Investors

Investor

Companies Backed

Rounds Participated In

Rounds Led

Companies

TechNexus Venture Collaborative

6

10

0

Krisp, Yac, Trint, Meet Cute, Osiris Media, RadioPublic

Greycroft

4

8

2

Blinkist, Wondery, Podsights, Podchaser

Betaworks

4

6

1

Yac, Podsights, Gimlet Media, Breaker

Insight Partners

3

12

7

Calm, Blinkist, Aaptiv

Lerer Hippeau

3

5

1

Splice, Wondery, Meet Cute

Newark Venture Partners

3

4

1

Podsights, Sounder.fm, Meet Cute

Powerhouse Capital

3

4

0

Calm, Wondery, Podchaser

Advancit Capital

3

3

0

Wondery, Podchaser, Meet Cute

Knight Enterprise Fund

3

5

0

Trint, Gimlet Media, RadioPublic

Andreessen Horowitz

2

6

5

Descript, Clubhouse

Union Square Ventures

2

6

4

Splice, Meet Cute

TPG Growth

2

3

3

Calm, Pray.com

Headline

2

6

3

Blinkist, Podimo

New Enterprise Associates

2

3

3

Stitcher, Luminary Media

Stripes

2

4

2

Verbit, Gimlet Media

Recent Rounds

Largest Rounds

Company

Segment

Round Date

Round Size

Round Stage

Investors

WaitWhat

Content

06/21

$12M

Series B

Raga Partners, Emerson Collective, Capital One Ventures, Reid Hoffman, Lupa Systems, and 4 others

Verbit

Tools for Creators

06/21

$157M

Series D

Sapphire Ventures, HV Capital, Vertex Ventures, Stripes, Third Point Ventures, and 8 others

Verbit

Tools for Creators

06/21

$37M

Debt

Silicon Valley Bank

Clubhouse

Player

05/21

$0M

Series B

Offline Ventures

Instreamatic

Infrastructure

05/21

$0M

Seed

Brian McNamara

Instreamatic

Infrastructure

04/21

$6M

Series A

Progress Ventures, Accomplice, MathCapital, Google Assistant Investments, Hawke Ventures

Castbox

Player

04/21

$15M

Series C

Qiming Venture Partners

Clubhouse

Player

04/21

$0M

Series C

Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global Management, Offline Ventures, Elad Gil, DST Global, and 1 others

Casted

Tools for Companies

04/21

$7M

Series A

Revolution Ventures, High Alpha, Elevate Ventures, Tappan Hill Ventures

Podsights

Infrastructure

03/21

$4M

Other

Newark Venture Partners, Betaworks, Greycroft, Aglaé Ventures, BDMI, and 2 others

Sounder.fm

Distribution & Monetization

03/21

$2M

Seed

Newark Venture Partners, Xoogler

Blue Wire

Content

02/21

$4M

Corporate Round

Splice

Tools for Creators

02/21

$55M

Series D

GS Growth

Podimo

Content

02/21

$14M

Other

Headline, Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker, Meridia Capital

Krisp

Tools for Creators

02/21

$9M

Series A

RTP Global, Storm Ventures, CM Ventures

Lemonada Media

Content

02/21

$1M

Other

Deepgram

Tools for Creators

02/21

$25M

Series B

Tiger Global Management, SAP.iO, Citi Ventures, Wing Venture Capital, Nvidia GPU Ventures

Descript

Tools for Creators

02/21

$30M

Series B

Spark Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint, Naval Ravikant, Rahul Vohra, and 18 others

Yac

Tools for Companies

01/21

$8M

Series A

GGV Capital, Slack Fund

Clubhouse

Player

01/21

$100M

Series B

Andreessen Horowitz

Backtracks

Infrastructure

01/21

$2M

Seed

Moonshots Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Sputnik ATX, Kli Capital, Bull Creek Capital

Podchaser

Content

01/21

$4M

Series A

Greycroft, High Alpha, Advancit Capital, LightShed Ventures, Powerhouse Capital, and 5 others

Sounder.fm

Distribution & Monetization

01/21

$0M

Seed

Ulu Ventures

Storyboard

Tools for Companies

12/20

$5M

Seed

CRV, Operator Partners, Harry Stebbings, Slack Fund, Dave Ambrose, and 1 others

Blue Wire

Content

12/20

$5M

Series A

DOT Capital, Side Door Ventures, Bettor Capital, Forty5 Ventures

Meet Cute

Content

12/20

$6M

Series A

Union Square Ventures, LocalGlobe, Lerer Hippeau, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, Newark Venture Partners

Calm

Content

12/20

$75M

Series C

Lightspeed Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Left Lane Capital, TPG, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and 1 others

Verbit

Tools for Creators

11/20

$60M

Series C

Sapphire Ventures, HV Capital, Vertex Ventures, Stripes, Vertex Growth Fund, and 1 others

Curio

Player

09/20

$9M

Series A

Earlybird Venture Capital, Draper Esprit, Cherry Ventures, Horizons Ventures

Trint

Tools for Creators

09/20

$7M

Series A

The New York Times, Edge VC

Yac

Tools for Companies

08/20

$1M

Other

Slack Fund

Krisp

Tools for Creators

08/20

$5M

Series A

Sierra Ventures, Storm Ventures, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, HIVE Ventures, CM Ventures

Clubhouse

Player

07/20

$0M

Series A

Tim Kendall, Kortschak Investments, L.P.

Clubhouse

Player

06/20

$0M

Series A

Scott Belsky

Sybel

Player

06/20

$0M

Pre-Seed

Techstars, Alexa Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

Acast

Distribution & Monetization

06/20

$28M

Other

Alfvén & Didrikson, Bonnier Ventures, Första AP-fonden, Swedbank Robur, MOOR

Lemonada Media

Content

06/20

$2M

Seed

Blue Collective

Podimo

Content

05/20

$17M

Series A

83North, Headline, Heartcore Capital

Yac

Tools for Companies

05/20

$2M

Seed

Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research

Clubhouse

Player

05/20

$10M

Series A

Andreessen Horowitz, Offline Ventures, TQ Ventures

Instreamatic

Infrastructure

05/20

$0M

Note

Instreamatic

Infrastructure

05/20

$0M

Note

Dear Media

Content

04/20

$8M

Series A

Magnet Companies

Aaptiv

Content

04/20

$0M

Other

Insight Partners

Instreamatic

Infrastructure

04/20

$0M

Note

Deepgram

Tools for Creators

03/20

$12M

Series A

Wing Venture Capital, Y Combinator, SAP.iO, Compound, Nvidia GPU Ventures

Pray.com

Content

03/20

$18M

Series B

VMG Partners, Science, Kleiner Perkins, Garden City Companies, Moxxie Ventures, and 3 others

Sounder.fm

Distribution & Monetization

03/20

$2M

Seed

Ulu Ventures, Spotify, Newark Venture Partners, Christer Andersson, Xoogler, and 2 others

Ausha

Distribution & Monetization

03/20

$1M

Debt

Bpifrance

Ausha

Distribution & Monetization

03/20

$1M

Seed

Nord France Amorcage, Groupe IRD, Nima Karimi, Alexandre Boucherot, Manuel Dorne, and 2 others

Pocket Casts

Player

03/20

$0M

Corporate Round

BBC Studios

Osiris Media

Content

03/20

$0M

Crowdfunding

StartEngine

Supercast

Distribution & Monetization

02/20

$2M

Seed

Tiny Capital, Des Traynor, Form Capital, Christian Reber, Conconi Growth Partners, and 1 others

Blue Wire

Content

02/20

$1M

Seed

DOT Capital, 500 Startups, Forty5 Ventures, Prakash Ramamurthy

Casted

Tools for Companies

02/20

$3M

Seed

High Alpha, Elevate Ventures, Tappan Hill Ventures

Podchaser

Content

01/20

$2M

Seed

High Alpha, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Rich Greenfield, Connetic Ventures, Poplar Ventures, and 2 others

Meet Cute

Content

01/20

$3M

Seed

Union Square Ventures, Advancit Capital

Podsights

Infrastructure

01/20

$2M

Seed

Greycroft, BDMI, Howard Lindzon, Supernode Global, Betaworks Ventures, and 2 others

reVolver Podcasts

Content

01/20

$0M

Corporate Round

Latido Music

Yac

Tools for Companies

01/20

$1M

Seed

Active Capital, Betaworks, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, Florida Funders

Verbit

Tools for Creators

01/20

$31M

Series B

Stripes, HV Capital, Vertex Ventures, Viola Ventures, ClalTech, and 1 others

Rebel Girls

Content

01/20

$0M

Series A

Owl Ventures

Spoon Radio

Player

12/19

$40M

Series B

KB Investment, Naver, IMM Investment, SBI Investment Korea

Yac

Tools for Companies

12/19

$0M

Seed

TechNexus Venture Collaborative

MatchCasts

Distribution & Monetization

11/19

$0M

Pre-Seed

Descript

Tools for Creators

09/19

$15M

Series A

Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint

Entale Media

Player

09/19

$2M

Seed

dmg ventures

Calm

Content

09/19

$0M

Secondary

Lightspeed, TPG, Giant Ventures, LVL1 Group, Insight

Acast

Distribution & Monetization

08/19

$28M

Debt

European Investment Bank

Blue Wire

Content

07/19

$0M

Pre-Seed

500 Startups

Krisp

Tools for Creators

07/19

$0M

Note

TechNexus Venture Collaborative

Zvook

Infrastructure

07/19

$0M

Pre-Seed

Antler

Podimo

Content

07/19

$0M

Seed

Stefan Blom

Podimo

Content

07/19

$7M

Seed

Headline, Heartcore Capital

Calm

Content

07/19

$27M

Series B

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Wondery

Content

06/19

$10M

Series B

Waverley Capital, Lerer Hippeau, Greycroft, BDMI, Advancit Capital, and 2 others

Osiris Media

Content

06/19

$0M

Seed

SeedInvest, TechNexus Venture Collaborative

MatchCasts

Distribution & Monetization

06/19

$0M

Pre-Seed

Entrepreneur First

Backtracks

Infrastructure

05/19

$2M

Seed

Moonshots Capital, Sputnik ATX, Next Coast Ventures, Capital Factory, Kli Capital, and 1 others

Osiris Media

Content

05/19

$0M

Seed

Rainmakers

Lilicast

Tools for Creators

05/19

$0M

Other

MassChallenge

Yac

Tools for Companies

04/19

$0M

Pre-Seed

Betaworks, Boost VC

Audioburst

Distribution & Monetization

04/19

$10M

Corporate Round

Dentsu, Hyundai Motor Company

Trint

Tools for Creators

04/19

$5M

Series A

Horizons Ventures, TechNexus Venture Collaborative, The Associated Press

Splice

Tools for Creators

03/19

$58M

Series C

Union Square Ventures, True Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Flybridge, DFJ Growth, and 3 others

Simplecast

Distribution & Monetization

03/19

$5M

Series A

Hudson Valley Startup Fund, Daniel Curran, Zelkova Ventures

Luminary Media

Content

03/19

$60M

Other

New Enterprise Associates, 14W, Sinai Ventures

RadioPublic

Player

02/19

$0M

Series A

TechNexus Venture Collaborative

Audioboom

Distribution & Monetization

02/19

$2M

Other

Candy Capital, Harwood Private Equity

WaitWhat

Content

02/19

$4M

Series A

Cue Ball, Burda Principal Investments, Able Partners, Human Ventures, Reid Hoffman, and 3 others

Sybel

Player

02/19

$6M

Seed

Mangrove Capital Partners, Eduardo Ronzano

Calm

Content

02/19

$88M

Series B

TPG Growth, Insight Partners, Sound Ventures, Powerhouse Capital, Monkfish Equity, and 3 others

Instreamatic

Infrastructure

01/19

$0M

Note

Verbit

Tools for Creators

01/19

$23M

Series A

Viola Ventures, HV Capital, Vertex Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel, Vintage Investment Partners, and 2 others

Acast

Distribution & Monetization

12/18

$35M

Series C

Swedbank Robur’s Ny Teknik, Första AP-fonden, Swedbank Robur's Microcap fund

RadioPublic

Player

12/18

$0M

Note

TechNexus Venture Collaborative

Calm

Content

11/18

$0M

Note

Concrete Hill

RadioPublic

Player

08/18

$0M

Crowdfunding

Spoon Radio

Player

08/18

$17M

Series B

Goodwater Capital, Softbank Ventures Asia, KB Investment, 500 Startups, Access Ventures

Audioburst

Distribution & Monetization

08/18

$3M

Series A

Nippon Broadcasting System