Premium audio entertainment subscription service Podimo signs with Creative Artists Agency
Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed Copenhagen-based audio entertainment subscription service Podimo.
With a focus on local production and curation, Podimo offers more than 1,000 original and exclusive podcasts and audiobooks from around the world, with service available in Denmark, Germany, Spain, Norway, and throughout Latin America via partnerships that include iHeartMedia, Wondery, Paramount Network España, and the German audio platform FYEO.
Podimo’s exclusive shows include Dronningen & Kunsten (The Queen & The Arts) with Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, GAL: El Triángulo in Spain featuring former Prime Minister Felipe González, Pollux in Germany, and G-Punktet in Norway, and feature such influential voices as Norwegian and German bestselling crime authors Jo Nesbø and Sebastian Fitzek, respectively. The company has also successfully launched local-language translations of its own hit shows, including Mord i Nord (Murder in the North) and The Missing across a variety of markets.
Podimo, which closed $78 million in a Series B round of funding in November to support content and market expansion, doubled its output of exclusive shows week-over-week in 2021.
CAA will work on behalf of Podimo to identify and create opportunities for the company’s audio IP, formats, and stories to be told outside of the audio space, in addition to supporting the company on its business development strategy.
About Creative Artists Agency
Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA’s diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for seven consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world’s top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, Olympics and action sports, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally. For more information, please visit www.caa.com.
Founded in 2019, Podimo is a premium audio entertainment subscription service that offers original and exclusive podcasts ad-free, an extensive collection of audiobooks, plus your favorite podcasts from around the world via RSS feeds. Podimo supports storytellers directly through a user-centric revenue share model, distributing subscription fees shared directly to the creators of the content listeners engage with each month. As a full service content production house, the Copenhagen-based service is committed to amplifying important stories from voices that need to be heard - through the funding of independent investigative journalism, partnerships with iHeartMedia, Wondery, Paramount Network España, German audio platform FYEO, influential voices like bestselling crime authors Jo Nesbø and Sebastian Fitzek, and more. With a dedicated focus on local language content, Podimo is currently available in Denmark, Norway, Germany, Spain, and Latin America, expanding to more countries this year. https://podimo.com
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