As acquisition talks with Spotify continue, Alex and Matt face their hopes and fears about what might lie ahead.
Thanksgiving in Stockholm
Just days before Thanksgiving, Alex and Matt board a red-eye to Stockholm for a conversation that could change everything.
Our Company Has Problems
It's the spring of 2018, four years after Alex and Matt launched Gimlet, and things are not going well. Audiences are flat, ad sales are flagging, and the company is burning through cash at an alarming rate. And with all of those pressures, Alex and Matt have started to fight.
Introducing StartUp: The Final Chapter
Five years ago, StartUp began chronicling the life of a fledgling Brooklyn-based podcasting company called Gimlet Media. This year, the streaming giant Spotify bought that company. In the final season of StartUp, what it's really like to sell a business.
Introducing The Journal.
Alex introduces an episode of The Journal. about companies monitoring their workers. It's common, it's legal. And it can lead to employers having surprisingly personal information about the people who work for them.