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Overview

Location:
Stockholm, STO Sweden
Total Funding:N/A
Industry:Entertainment
Founded:2014
Lead Investor(s):N/A

Estimated Revenue & Financials

  • Acast's estimated annual revenue is currently $63.1M per year.(?)
  • Acast's estimated revenue per employee is $205,000

Employee Data

  • Acast has 308 Employees.(?)
  • Acast grew their employee count by 33% last year.
  • Acast currently has 1 job openings.

Acast is the world's largest global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast’s app and web service provides on-demand audio content enhanced by additional interactive media and links. Headquartered in Stockholm, Acast first launched in Sweden in April 2014, opened a London office in October 2014, and entered the US market in November 2015 and Australia and New Zealand in 2016. Available for iOS and Android, the service currently serves over 125 million streams per month. The platform enables producers to host podcasts for free and monetize them via its ad-supported platform. Acast features podcasts from media houses like The Financial Times, The Economist, VICE, Vogue, and the BBC to name a few. Acast works with the biggest independent podcasts globally including My Dad Wrote a Porno, The Adam Buxton Podcast, Värvet, Ask A Clean Person and The Football Ramble In the words of others... “Acast’s free-to-use platform and app lets users browse or recommend podcasts and, like on Spotify, introduces them to new relevant shows and lets them share shows across a social network.”– FastCompany “5 / 5”– The Sun ”Best in Test” (Podcast-App) – Macworld Awards won ”Tech5 Sweden 2016” ”Red Herring Top 100 Europe 2016” ”Best Digital Media Platform 2016” – IAB Sweden ”100 hottest European Startups” – WIRED ”Super startup 2015” – Veckans Affärer ”Start up of the year 2014” – IDG ”Most innovative media service” – Mobilgalan In 2018, Acast received a Horizon2020 EU Grant to help push the podcast industry forward globally.

keywords:Audio, Internet Radio, Podcasts