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Corporate Minority | Alive

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About Luminary Media

Luminary Media develops a podcast subscription platform. The platform offers different types of shows and important stories. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Headquarters Location

900 N Michigan Avenue Ste 1720

Chicago, Illinois, 60611,

United States


ESPs containing Luminary Media

The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape.

Media & Entertainment / Digital Content

The podcast & audiobook platforms market has experienced significant growth in recent years due to the increasing popularity of audio-based content. These platforms offer a wide range of content genres, including entertainment, education, news, and self-improvement, making them a popular choice for consumers seeking on-demand audio content. Podcast and audiobook platforms provide several benefits …

Luminary Media named as Challenger among 9 other companies, including Pandora, Podimo, and Fireside.


Latest Luminary Media News

MDI Ventures leads $9.4m series B round of Indonesian logistics firm

Mar 7, 2022

Indonesian logistics startup Paxel has raised around US$9.4 million in series B funding, according to VentureCap Insights. The round was led by MDI Ventures, with participation from Susquehanna International Group (SIG), PT Luminary Media Nusantara, and Centauri Fund – a joint venture fund between MDI Ventures and KB..

Luminary Media Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Luminary Media founded?

    Luminary Media was founded in 2018.

  • Where is Luminary Media's headquarters?

    Luminary Media's headquarters is located at 900 N Michigan Avenue, Chicago.

  • What is Luminary Media's latest funding round?

    Luminary Media's latest funding round is Corporate Minority.

  • How much did Luminary Media raise?

    Luminary Media raised a total of $175.57M.

  • Who are the investors of Luminary Media?

    Investors of Luminary Media include Pilot Boy Productions, Richard Plepler, New Enterprise Associates, 14W and WarnerMedia Investments.

  • Who are Luminary Media's competitors?

    Competitors of Luminary Media include Rococo Punch, Acast, CastBox, Stitcher, TuneIn and 7 more.


Compare Luminary Media to Competitors

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CastBox delivers a global spoken audio platform. It specializes in-audio search to deliver contextual recommendations for listeners of podcasts, on-demand radio, and audiobooks. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Beijing, China.

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Backtracks operates as a podcast analytics and hosting platform. It collects behavioral and performance metrics that podcasters and advertisers need to make informed decisions. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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AudioStaq is a modern podcasting platform operating in the digital media industry. The company provides services that allow podcasters to host, distribute, and monetize their on-demand audio content. Its primary customers are brands and influencers in the digital media sector. It is based in Baltimore, Maryland.

S is a platform that can open up podcasts to search engines and other applications for greater sharing and discovery in audio storytelling. They used machine-learning backed voice-to-text technology to create a transcript-enabled Podcast platform.


IsItGood is a social discovery and personalized recommendation platform for podcasts. Users get instant access to all of their favorite podcasts with an intuitive app for iOS and Android. The news feed lets users and their friends share what they are listening to.

Podimo Logo

Podimo is a platform focused on audio content in the entertainment industry. The company offers a wide range of podcasts and audiobooks, produced in-house or in collaboration with local talents, providing entertainment for various moments of the day. Podimo primarily serves the digital entertainment and media industry. It was founded in 2019 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.


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