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This founder is dedicated to making a mobile game without giving in to intrusive ads

Welcome back to Found, where we get into the stories behind the startups. Thor Fridriksson is, as Jordan calls him, the King of Mobile Gaming. With mega-viral games like Trivia Royale and QuizUp, he k

Please don’t YOLO your 401(k) into shitcoins

Hello and welcome back to the Chain Reaction podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down block by block for the crypto curious. It’s been an a

ChowNow founder on rethinking food delivery to serve local restaurants first

Welcome back to Found, the TechCrunch podcasts that get the stories behind the startups. This week we’re joined by Chris Webb from Chow Now. ChowNow started as a way for founder and CEO, Chris W

Rogan backlash didn’t hurt Spotify’s Q1, as paying subscribers grew 15% despite Russia exit

We already suspected that the controversy surrounding the Joe Rogan podcast on Spotify was doing little to actually prompt users to leave the streaming service, based on app store data. Now, Spotify&#

Podcast recording platform Riverside just raised another $35M

Like every other podcaster in the known universe, my show went all-virtual in mid-2020. It was a weird transition for someone who’d insisted on doing every interview in person for the six years prio

Nukes, NFTs and Meta’s income tax

Hello, and welcome to Chain Reaction, where we’ll get you up to speed with what’s going on in the weird world of crypto every week so you don’t have to join 1,000 Discord chats or fo

The Obamas’ Higher Ground will not renew its Spotify partnership, report says

Barack and Michelle Obama’s podcasting deal with Spotify for their company Higher Ground is ending, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Higher Ground will not be renewing the deal and is i

Bedrock CEO dives into ocean exploration and green-tech solutions found on the seafloor

Help us win a Webby by voting for us here. This week on Found we talk to Anthony DiMare, the co-founder and CEO of Bedrock, a company that has developed autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to survey

Plex pulls the plug on podcasts and web shows

A week after launching a new universal search and discovery tool, Plex is inconveniencing podcast listeners by removing support for podcasts and web shows this Friday, April 15. The company wrote in a

Figma CEO on Found talks about mentorship and how his leadership style has evolved in the past 10 years

On this week’s episode of Found, the podcast where we hear the stories behind the startups, we talk to Dylan Field the co-founder and CEO of Figma. When he started the company, he was 20 years o

Spotify brings live audio shows to its main app, rebrands companion app Greenroom as ‘Spotify Live’

As an earlier report had suggested, Spotify today announced it will integrate the live audio capabilities from its companion app, Spotify Greenroom, within the main Spotify streaming app. Greenroom wi

The album you’ve been waiting 24 years for is dropping exclusively on a paid podcasting service

At least you don’t have to spend $200 on a Stem Player to get your hands on Black Star’s second album. And hey, with 24 years between records, no one can accuse the duo of rushing “No Fear o

Substack wants to join the podcast monetization fray

Uploading paywalled audio on Substack isn’t new, but the newsletter platform is re-upping its attempt to woo podcasters into using its service. Substack posted two blog posts today urging creato

Podcast series ‘Batman Unburied’ set to premiere on Spotify after ‘The Batman’ heads to HBO Max

Spotify’s first project from its multiyear deal with Warner Bros. and DC Comics for scripted podcasts, “Batman Unburied,” will arrive on the heels of the latest Batman movie release.

YouTube may be getting a dedicated podcasts homepage

There were already several hints that YouTube was getting more serious about podcasts, after reports indicated the company hired a podcast executive, Kai Chuk, to lead its efforts in the space and had

Spotify puts its Podz acquisition to use with test of new podcast discovery feature

Spotify acquired podcast discovery platform Podz last summer for roughly $49.4 million, per a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, to help accelerate the streamer’s extensive investments i

Podcasters, get ready to find out how many followers you have on Apple Podcasts

Apple Podcasts is rolling out new features to incentivize podcasters to offer paid subscriptions to listeners on the app. One of those features will — for better or for worse — reveal to p

Tala founder on the fintech’s fundraising success and creating an equitable financial system

Found Live is back again with Shivani Siroya, CEO and founder of Tala, a fintech company that works with underestimated communities to build a financial system that works for everyone. While working a

You can’t buy a community, so make it worth it

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

Cityblock co-founder discusses why an affordable, human-centered healthcare model works

On Found Live Darrell and Jordan got to chat with Cityblock co-founder and president, Toyin Ajayi. Cityblock provides primary care, behavioral health and social care to folks who have been historicall
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