Streaming music service Spotify has acquired two NYC podcasting startups – Gimlet Media and Anchor. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed but reports pegged Gimlet’s acquisition price to be north of $200M
Content and Publishing
Mic, the politically-focused media platform for millennials has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group for approximately $5M. Bustle Digital Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. Mic this week laid off a majority of its staff in anticipation of this acquisition. This marks the fourth acquisition for Bustle and Goldberg, […]
Fitness is moving to digital, like everything else. The flexibility of a digital presence in terms of convenience, ease, and price for the consumer has made it a popular choice. NEO U is an all-inclusive platform that enables fitness influencers and workout brands can reach a larger audience by providing a fitness studio (first one is […]
Social journalism is gaining widespread popularity, and CoinScribble is the latest company to try and capitalize on the concept. Initially, the newly launched platform is focused on news from the cryptocurrency industry but has plans to create a network where anyone can post to CoinScribble’s platform for free. The platform allows for the publishing of […]
Content, and the marketing tools and analytics that support its business models was one of our earliest areas of investment focus. That seemed natural. We had domain expertise, great contacts, and strong reputations. But, perversely, our deep involvement actually led to quick, radical shifts in our views here.
Mastering content creation and distribution for your brand on social media is a difficult and long process. But, in an effort to provide you guys with as much value as possible, I’m going to help speed up that process and show you how I do it on a daily basis for my personal brand. Shared […]
In order to stay relevant, businesses to have a steady stream of content to power their social media, email, or website. However, finding the appropriate content for the right audience, at the right time poses a specific problem that Vestorly, the cognitive content marketing platform, addresses. Built with the mindset that every marketer should be […]
Flavorpill, the social events and experiential platform has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bustle Media Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. “This acquisition was made with an eye towards our 2019 growth — in both user engagement and revenue. We expect to see a substantial increase in paid attendees for our experiential programs to come through Flavorpill,” remarked Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of the Bustle Digital group.
MAZ is a cloud-based suite of tools to manage all the aspects of content logistics, specifically distribution, from a single user-friendly dashboard. Premier publishers like Bloomberg and Condé Nast are already using the software, and most recently the new WIRED app for Apple TV was built completely with MAZ, requiring absolutely no coding. AlleyWatch sat […]
Young people are disenfranchised with traditional TV, and as mainstream media gravitates more towards quick content on platforms like YouTube and SnapChat the business opportunities are endless. Whistle Sports is the latest startup that is redefining what it means to be a media and entertainment company for young audiences. It creates and distributes content and […]
People don’t normally associate blockchain technology and advertising together, but NYIAX changes that through its blockchain-powered, patented financial matching engine for the advertising industry. Developed in partnership with Nasdaq, it provides advertisers and publishers with a platform to buy, sell, and re-trade advertising contracts, similar to financial instruments. It is built on the Nasdaq platform, […]