Acast is an audio-on-demand and podcast platform that hosts, monetizes, and distributes audio content globally.
Acast is the world's leading end-to-end platform for publishing, monetizing, and distributing audio content on demand. Starting with podcasts, Acast is a free-to-use technology platform connecting listeners, podcast creators and advertisers in a fully integrated, one-stop shop.
Acast was founded in 2014 by Karl Rosander and Mans Ulvestam, the company is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in London, New York City, and Los Angeles.
Acast currently has more than 50 million monthly listens to more than 1,000 shows around the world.
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.
Acast's investors include Första AP-fonden, MOOR, European Investment Bank (EIB), Bonnier Ventures, & Microcap among others. The company raised €25M in its latest Venture Round funding on Aug 27, 2019. This brings Acast's total funding to $97.9M to-date.