Spotify, an online audio streaming service that allows you to legally listen to music, was launched in 2006. According to Recode and The Wall Street Journal, Spotify is currently in talks with Gimlet Media, which specializes in podcasts.
If you believe the informants, then Spotify seriously intends to make the first in its history, the acquisition of another company, and the amount of the transaction should be about $ 200 million.
Negotiations are at the final stage, but representatives of the companies have not yet shaken hands, so the situation can turn in any direction. The market value of Gimlet Media after the startup attracted funding in 2017 was about $ 70 million. Gimlet Media today is considered one of the best sources of the most interesting podcasts on the web.