Podnews Weekly Review
Happy 1st birthday to us! What will Spotify do with its big M&A war chest, Castamatic 8 supports Value4Value and Lisa Laporte CEO of TWiT tells us how to run a successful podcast network.
Nov 25 2021 • 1hr 7m
Show NotesListen to James Cridland and Sam Sethi GUEST:Lisa Laporte - CEO - TWiT.tvFranco Solerio - Founder & Developer - CastamaticNEWS: Copenhagen-based podcast production company Podimo has secured $78m of funding. The subscription company hosts more than 950 original shows and plans to move into new markets.$78m? Hold my beer - Verbit, a voice AI platform focusing on transcriptions, has raised $250m in fundingSpotify CFO Paul Vogel says the company has $3.5bn in cash for acquisitions. Speaking at a conference in Boston MA, USA, he said: “Podcasting was this business that for 20 years didn’t change — it was a simple RSS feed — no way to do anything different”. (Paul - podcasts are 18 years old).Matt Deegan writes about making your audio business acquirable, looking into more detail into Spotify CFO Paul Vogel’s announcements.Netflix and Spotify have “come together” to launch a Netflix Hub on Spotify. It includes playlists for Netflix shows and additional audio.Buzzsprout Podcast hosting and a whole lot moreDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showConnect With Us: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡email@example.com and ⚡firstname.lastname@example.org Mastodon: @email@example.com and @firstname.lastname@example.org Support us: www.buzzsprout.com/1538779/support Get Podnews: podnews.net Podnews Live (London) Sep 27: Tickets on sale now!Show more