Press | Karl Rosander

Articles

Podcast: The Entrepreneurs

Monocle | 24 June 2022 | English

”Måns and Karl, serially successful entrepreneurs and award winners both”

The Acast founders step up the fight against subscriptions

Hufvudstadsbladet Finland | 3 June 2022 | Swedish

”Households can no longer afford all their subscriptions, say Swedish pod pioneers Måns Ulvestam and Karl Rosander”

House of cards? Why the world is falling out of love with Netflix

The Guardian | 23 April 2022

”Among those who claim to have seen the writing on the wall well before the Netflix announcement are two Swedish entrepreneurs”

Acast from the inside: The unknown story of the podcast success – ”We got paid”

BreakIt | 6 aug 2021 | Swedish

”The founders tell the story of how they went from knocking on doors at podcasters to meetings with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. ’Our goal was to change the podcast world’.”

Sesamy Raises €4M in Seed Funding

FINSMES | 30 april 2021

”Sesamy, a Stockholm, Sweden-based startup allowing people to purchase audio and ebooks online for any kind of device, raised €4m in seed funding. Backers included GP Bullhound, Edastra and Peter Dahlberg, Founder and ex-CEO of AniCura”

Interviews

Podcast popularity: Thanks to Serial?

CNBC | Aug 15, 2015

”The eco-system was broken. When we looked into it we saw it was an untapped mass media. In Sweden it happened two years ago and if ’Serial’ would’ve been on Acast’s platform it would have made ten times as much”

On funding and VC

Break It Scaleup Week | Oct 19, 2020

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