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Acquired byTribune Company
Price$170M
Date12/2013
Acquired bySony Corp
Price$260M
Date4/2008

General Information

Websitegracenote.com
Twitter@Gracenotetweets
CategoryGames/Entertainment
Employees
Founded1998
DescriptionDigital Media Recognition

Offices

People

Co-Founder / Chief Architect / Gracenote Fellow
Co-Founder
President
SVP, Gracenote Services
Senior Research Engineer

Investments

Watchwith 6/2013
MOG 5/2006

Funding

TOTAL $33.4M
FUNDING TOTAL $33.4M
Series C, 9/2002
Sequoia Capital
$9.5M
Series D, 3/2004
Bessemer Venture Partners
Sequoia Capital
Steve Simon
Scott Jones
$13M
Series E, 8/2005
$10.9M

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Gracenote

Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Gracenote powers the biggest names in digital media, enabling their products with Gracenote’s leading edge solutions, which include their digital media recognition system dubbed MusicID. The company also provides technology that generates playlists and provides music recommendations after analyzing music that already exists in a user’s library.

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Sources

  1. Sony to Sell Gracenote Business to Tribune for $170 Million (bloomberg.com) [edit]
  2. Watchwith Completes $5M Venture Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. EDGAR [edit]
  4. Gracenote Raises $9.5 Million in Third Round of Financing Led by Sequoia Capital; Funding Will Accelerate Next Generation Technologies, Strategic Initiatives (findarticles.com) [edit]
  5. Gracenote Closes $13M Round of Funding, Led by Bessemer Venture Partners (findarticles.com) [edit]
  6. Gracenote Acquires Audio “Fingerprinting” Technology; Raises $10.9 Million (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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