Spreaker and BlogTalkRadio have announced that their respective boards have approved a merger of the two companies. The combined entity will consist of more than 50,000 podcasts, millions of listeners globally, and a suite of creation and monetization technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. No word on what the new name of the merged company will be.
Spreaker CEO Francesco Baschieri, who will serve as President of the new company, said, “We’re combining Spreaker’s best-in-class mobile and web content management system and creation tools with BlogTalkRadio’s first-to-market monetization platform. The merged company operates at massive scale, delivering unique value to independent hosts, podcast networks, and larger mainstream publishers alike.”