Subscribe to This Week in Startups on Apple: rb.gy/v19fcp 0:00 Jason and Molly tee up today’s topics: Spotify’s podcasting ambitions withAshleyCarman PLUS 10 founder pitches from FounderUniversity 1:55 AshleyCarman joins to break down the news: Spotify acquires Chartable and Podsights, she also covers what happened to Clubhouse 13:25 Ourcrowd - Check out the deal of the week at ourcrowd.com/twist 14:29 What podcasting loses by going with dynamically inserted ads, building for creators vs. building for established brands, Spotify going after YouTube as the main platform for creators 26:45 Linode - Apply to their Rise program for founder-led, early-stage startups and get 3 years of discounts at linode.com/twist. 27:52 Podcast tracking users habits, why Spotify is rejecting open standards, sleeping giants in the podcasting space 37:01 Mercury - Banking built for startups. See more at mercury.com/twist 38:26 Reflecting on Lumiary’s big bet to be the HBO of podcasting 46:16 First 5 pitches: Giphting, Chojuu, TaCo, Term Payments, Fix6 PLUS judge feedback 1:02:05 5 Next 5 pitches: Remotespace. SavvyTeam, Gaan, Timewell, Innocuous AI PLUS judge feedback
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Companies Presented: Giphting giphting.com/ Chojuu chojuu.com/ TaCo sharetaco.com/ Term Payments termpayments.com/ Fix6 fix6.io/ Remote Space remotespace.com/ Savvy Team getsavvyteam.com/ Gaan gogaan.com/ TimeWell timewell.io/ Innocuous AI innocuous.ai/