Acast - Crunchbase Company Profile & Funding

Acast is the world’s leading independent podcast company, helping creators and advertisers of all sizes to reach listeners in the most immersive environment in the world.  Whether you’re new to podcasting, an experienced pro, or a publisher or network, Acast helps you find and grow your audience, and make money from your podcast, on your terms.


Arqiva has been at the heart of radio in the UK for nearly a century, from the first radio broadcast in 1922 to establishing the world’s largest DAB digital radio network in the 90s, right here in the UK. We manage the transmission network including over 1450 masts and towers, enabling broadcasters to deliver their content to a national or local audience.

BBC Sounds

BBC Sounds brings together over 80,000 hours of music, radio and podcasts together into one personalised app and website. Whether it’s live radio, a podcast or an exclusive music mix, BBC Sounds makes it easy for audiences to discover and enjoy BBC audio when and how they want.

Broadcast Bionics

Broadcast Bionics are the industry standard in exceptional audience engagement and communication for Radio and TV. Their innovate products and services have transformed the audio industry and deliver daily some of the world’s most compelling broadcast content.

Fun Kids

Fun Kids is the UK’s children’s radio station, you can listen across the country on DAB Digital Radio, online or just ask your smart speaker to ‘play Fun Kids’!


KISS is the UK’s largest multimedia brand for engaging 15-34 year olds across it’s multiple platforms. From on-air radio, social timelines, YouTube, TikTok, live events and streaming on apps, KISS connects with its audience through a multi-platform strategy of presenting content around the music and things they love wherever, whenever and however they want it.


YoungMinds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health. YoungMinds provides young people with tools to look after their mental health. Empowering adults to be the best support they can be to the young people in their lives. And giving young people the space and confidence to get their voices heard and change the world we live in. “We want to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.”

Young Reporter

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BBC Young Reporter (formerly School Report) works in partnership with schools, colleges, youth organisations and charities to provide young people with the skills they need to create and understand the media. The project is backed by the likes of Huw Edwards, Tina Daheley, Greg James, The One Show’s Alex Jones, BBC Newsbeat’s Roisin Hastie and Ben Mundy and Newsround’s Ricky Boleto.