Gimlet Acquired by Spotify

Before they chose a company name, I was an active listener to Gimlet’s first show “Startup“. I didn’t like the name they chose, but hey, they made out well in the end!

https://www.vulture.com/2019/02/spotify-gimlet-media-podcast-deal.html

https://mashable.com/article/spotify-acquires-podcast-gimlet-anchor/#tUSi08r8IZqW

via Inside.com

Spotify ($26B market cap) acquires podcast network and producer Gimlet Media for $230M; also bought Anchor, which provides consumer tools for producing and distributing podcasts; terms undisclosed; Spotify expects to spend $500M on M&A this year; Gimlet previously raised $28.5M; Anchor previously raised $14.4M https://www.launchticker.com/story/spotify-26b-market-cap-acquires-podcast-network-and-producer-gimlet-media

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