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Special Project

Special Project
From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards


Nominated in Podcast

About Startup

Gimlet’s podcast Startup is a series that focuses on one topic of business per season. Season 1 was hosted by Alex Blumberg, who told the story of launching the podcast’s parent company Gimlet Media. In Season 2, Alex is joined by Lisa Chow to follow a new company—The Dating Ring (an IRL matchmaking service started by two women in their 20s in New York)— from its very beginning called. Startup is a unique listener experience where you not only learn about business, but you hear from people in real-time about the highs and lows of starting their own companies.

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