Podcast network Gimlet Media has raised another $5 million — this time from ad giant WPP
Yet another vote of confidence in podcasting — this time from the people who buy ads for a living: WPP, the biggest ad holding company in the world, has put $5 million in Gimlet Media, the Brooklyn-based podcast startup. This is an extension of the $15 million round Gimlet raised last month, which valued the company at $55 million pre-money; it brings the company’s total funding to $27 million.
Snooze Wakes Up The Breakfast Scene
Founded in 2006 by brothers Jon and Adam Schlegel, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, has grown 20 unites through a brand built on three pillars: community, sustainability, and responsible sourcing through a decidedly chef-driven menu.
Califia Farms Wins Whole Food Market’s “Supplier of the Year” Award
Califia Farms, the leading nut milk and ready-to-drink cold brew brand in the natural channel, was named Supplier of the Year for 2016 by Whole Foods Market.
Console Gaming Headset Category Leader Turtle Beach Adds Industry Veteran to its Board of Directors
Leading console gaming headset and audio accessory maker Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR) today announced the appointment of Gregory Ballard to its board of directors, effective April 18, 2017.
Craftsy and Michaels Partner to Bring On-Demand Education and Inspiration to Customers
Craftsy, the preeminent online destination where more than 11 million passionate makers come to learn, create and share, today announced a strategic partnership with The Michaels Companies, Inc. to bring its innovative learning platform to Michaels' extensive network of artists, crafters, decorators and DIY hobbyists.
BookMyShow Acquires Hyderabad Based MastiTickets
BookMyShow today announced that it has acquired Hyderabad based online ticketing platform MastiTickets for an undisclosed amount.
Califia Farms Leaps Ahead to Number One Spot for Nut Milk and Cold Brew Coffee; Launches Revolutionary Bottle Design
Califia Farms leapt ahead in 2016 achieving 77% sales growth across all channels and the number one sales position for its Almondmilks and ready-to-drink Cold Brew Coffees in Natural according to SPINS data. Continuing on a dramatic upward trajectory, sales of Califia’s innovative nut milk creamers grew 138% in 2016 making them the fastest growing non-dairy creamer brand in the refrigerator case.
Remitly Now Operating In All 50 States
Remitly, the digital remittance company based in the U.S., has expanded its services to Massachusetts. According to a report, with the addition of Massachusetts, Remitly serves all 50 states in the U.S. and also offers its services in Canada. The Seattle company, which transfers more than $1.5 billion each year for its customers, is attractive to some people because it offers low transaction fees and the ability to send payments overseas via transfers.