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LaunchPod is LIVE

Posted by Acast on May 24, 2018 7:39:43 AM

 

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Topics: Podcast, Industry, Innovation, UK

OUR NEW INTERNATIONAL PODCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BBC

Posted by Acast on May 1, 2018 7:20:56 AM

We’re really excited to tell you that we’ve been chosen by the BBC to be its official commercial partner to help grow all BBC podcasts and audio outside of the UK. This is the first time ever that the BBC has offered advertising around its podcast library.

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Topics: In The Media, Podcast, Industry, Innovation

US Audio Intelligence Report

Posted by Acast on Mar 28, 2018 8:01:36 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 look at who podcast advertising reaches. Check these out and stay tuned for more great info to come! 

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Topics: Industry, Innovation

UK Audio Intelligence Report

Posted by Acast on Mar 28, 2018 7:51:59 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 look at who podcast advertising reaches. Check these out and stay tuned for more great info to come! 

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Topics: Industry, Innovation

How We Organised our Tech Department into Autonomous, Purpose-Driven Teams

Posted by Jonas Bjork on Mar 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM

At Acast we have grown from being a small startup with just a couple of engineers to being close to 30 now working with tech and product and we are on an accelerating curve. We outgrew our old way of being organised and have moved into a new structure that will scale better going forward. This blogpost outlines the beginning of this journey.

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Topics: team acast, Innovation, Sweden

Acast x Adweek = <3

Posted by Acast on Mar 5, 2018 12:03:00 AM

Our Global CEO Ross Adams shared his thoughts on the audio industry with Adweek, comparing podcasting as it is now to blogging in the 90's.

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Topics: In The Media, Podcast, Innovation

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

Posted by Acast on Feb 26, 2018 4:01:00 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 to suggest podcasts which best fit journey length. Check out more here!

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Topics: team acast, Innovation

Announcing the Acast Audio Residency at OnAir Fest

Posted by Acast on Jan 24, 2018 12:31:52 PM

This year, Acast is a presenting sponsor for the NYC based OnAir Fest happening March 1-4.

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Topics: Podcast, Industry, Innovation, Radio

Acast Selected for Horizon2020 Program

Posted by Acast on Jan 3, 2018 4:33:00 PM

Acast is a data-driven company inventing the next generation of voice technology. Since 2014, Acast has been the engine powering audio for makers all over the world. At its core, Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. Acast works with a diverse roster of 3,000+ shows from around the world reaching 100 million people each month. As a global business, Acast has offices around the world from Stockholm to Sydney and a team of 100 talented audio lovers working diligently to create a sustainable audio and voice ecosystem to ensure that the audio industry continues to grow and flourish.

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Topics: Industry, Innovation

Winning the Ford award with photo of Simon and team

Posted by Acast on Oct 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This week Acast HQ team member Simon Schmitz, Jianing, and Niklas went to Paris for a hackathon with Ford. They competed against developers from around the world to create the best car play experience for podcasts.

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Topics: Industry, Innovation