WPP continues to hedge its content bets, announcing a strategic investment this week in promising podcasting company, Gimlet Media Inc. WPP said it is investing $5 million for an undisclosed minoritystake in Gimlet, citing such branded content customers as Alphabet Inc., Ford Motor Co., PepsiCo, Match Group, eBay, Blue Apron, Goldman Sachs and Microsoft. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Gimlet wasfounded in 2014 and has 85 employees. It has raised $27 million in funding to date.
NYS Entity Status
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APRIL 28, 2014
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NYS Entity Type
FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
2014 - M GROUP STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS LLC
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