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Alex Blumberg (Co-Founder, CEO) and Matthew Lieber (Co-Founder, President)

Location: Gimlet Media’s office

Gimlet Media – Focussing on high-quality narrative storytelling

Founded in 2014
59 employees
Funding $7.5M / 2 rounds

Gimlet is a media company focused on high-quality narrative storytelling. What distinguishes Gimlet from other companies is a passion for accuracy and journalistic integrity across a range of programming. Gimlet’s well-honed editorial process combines intelligence, candor, and playfulness in order to create compelling stories that keep listeners engaged from beginning to end. Gimlet believes that listening creates empathy and that its purpose is to help people better understand the world and each other. Founded in 2012 by Alex Blumberg and Matthew Lieber, Gimlet is built on a team of experienced managers and award-winning journalists, hosts, and producers. Gimlet content has been featured extensively in the press and in 2015, Gimlet was one of Fast Company’s ‘Top Ten Most Innovative Companies in Media’. Current shows include StartUp, Reply All, Science VS, Surprisingly Awesome, and Crimetown.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.