Acast Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 260
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $55.5M
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 11

Acast General Information

Description

Operator of a curated mobile platform intended to facilitate on-demand audio and podcasts. The company's platform provides a multidimensional and social application that offers advanced sound experience, as well as connects listeners, podcast creators, and advertisers in an integrated one-stop-shop, enabling users to discover podcasts through friends and recommendations and experience them.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Application Software
Primary Office
  • Kungsgatan 12
  • 111 35 Stockholm
  • Sweden

Acast Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundFinancing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Acast Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Later Stage VC 15-Jun-2020 $55.5M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
10. Debt - General 30-Aug-2019 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Jan-2019 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC (Series C) 05-Dec-2018 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Early Stage VC (Series B) 20-Sep-2017 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Grant 03-Jul-2017 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC 04-May-2017 00.000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 01-Jan-2016 00.000 0000 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC 23-Dec-2015 $4.72M $9.7M Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 18-May-2015 $5M $5M Completed Startup
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Acast Comparisons

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Post Valuation
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Acast Competitors (10)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
RadioPublic Venture Capital-Backed Somerville, MA 00 00.00 00000000000 00.00
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Berlin, Germany 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
00000000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 000000&0
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Oakland, CA 00.00 000000000 - 00.00
00000000 00000 Corporation White Plains, NY
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Acast Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Måns Ulvestam Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Ross Adams Co-Chief Executive Officer
Oskar Serrander Chief Operating Officer
Georgina Holt Managing Director UK+
Johan Billgren Co-Founder & CPTO
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Acast Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Måns Ulvestam Acast Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Acast Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Acast Investors (11)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Evli Growth Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ekonomi och Teknik Förlag Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Första AP-fonden Limited Partner Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Communications Network International Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Inbox Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Acast Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 25-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 Business/Productivity Software
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Acast Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000 Business/Productivity Software New York, NY 0000
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