Podchaser Raises $4M To Build A Comprehensive Podcast Database

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Elon Musk said it was 'Not a Flamethrower.': Mark Harris


After two days locked up in an Italian prison, American Max Craddock was finally able to make his case to a judge. “It’s not a weapon of war,” his lawyer told the investigating magistrate. “It’s a toy they sell to children.” Craddock had been arrested in the …

Daily Crunch: Microsoft backs Cruise: Anthony Ha


Autonomous vehicle company Cruise raises a $2 billion new round, Netflix keeps growing and WhatsApp faces more privacy concerns. This is your Daily Crunch for January 19, 2021. The big story: Microsoft backs Cruise Cruise announced today that it has raised $2…

Podchaser raises $4m to build a comprehensive podcast database: Anthony Ha


Podchaser, a startup building what it calls “IMDB for podcasts,” recently announced that it has raised $4 million in a funding round led by Greycroft. In other words, it’s a site where — similar to the Amazon-owned Internet Movie Database — users can look up …

Adthena acquires Kantar's paid search business: Anthony Ha


Adthena is expanding its partnership with market research company Kantar by acquiring Kantar’s paid search business. The two companies announced an agreement earlier this month, through which Adthena data will be integrated into Kantar’s ad intelligence produ…

Drone-focused construction startup TraceAir raises $3.5M: Brian Heater


Bay Area-based construction startup TraceAir today announced a $3.5 million Series A. Led by London-based XTX Ventures, this round brings the company’s total funding up to $7 million. The raise includes existing investor Metropolis VC, along with new addition…

Facebook and Instagram's AI-generated image captions now offer far more details: Devin Coldewey


Every picture posted to Facebook and Instagram gets a caption generated by an image analysis AI, and that AI just got a lot smarter. The improved system should be a treat for visually impaired users, and may help you find your photos faster in the future. Alt…

Netflix's 'Shuffle Play' feature will roll out to all users worldwide this year: Sarah Perez


Netflix is always in search of a better way to instantly connect users to something to watch, instead of having them waste time unsuccessfully scrolling through all the available programming options. Now, the company says a recent test focused on solving this…

A first look at Qualtrics' IPO pricing: Alex Wilhelm


The Qualtrics debut is going to be huge, and that matters. Can the bankers get its IPO price closer to what retail investors are willing to pay?

Netflix shares soar as it passes 200M paying subscribers: Anthony Ha


Netflix capped off a year of impressive streaming growth by adding 8.5 million net new paying subscribers during the fourth quarter. That means the streaming giant now has a total of 204 million paying subscribers worldwide — net growth of 37 million new subs…

How and when to build marketing teams at deep tech companies: Jessica Li


When should deep-tech companies hire marketers, and do these hires need industry experience?


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