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Acquired bySamsung Electronics
Date5/2012

General Information

Websitemspot.com
Blogmspotcorporate.co...
Twitter@mSpot
CategoryMusic
Emailinformation@mspot...
Employees
Founded2004
DescriptionCross platform instant entertainment

Offices

Palo Alto, USA
455 Portage
Suite A
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
USA

People

CEO and Co-founder
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
VP of Business Development
VP of Human Resources
VP, Marketing
VP of Engineering
Board Member
Board Member

Funding

TOTAL $2.33M
FUNDING TOTAL $2.33M
Series A, 8/2005
Trinity Ventures
$2.33M

Tags

mSpot

Located in Palo Alto, CA, mSpot, Inc. was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., in May, 2012.

Driven by a commitment to technological innovation, the company has developed mobile music services since its foundation in 2004. mSpot was the first company to stream a full format radio service in North America, as well as the first to provide a cloud locker service for music.

Recent Milestones

  • Check
    mSpot added Patrick Lim as VP of Engineering. (9/1/12)
    Posted 6/8/13 at 6:04pm
  • Handshake
    mSpot was acquired by Samsung Electronics. (5/9/12)
    Posted 5/9/12 at 7:32pm via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    mSpot — On Demand Movies and Personal Music Collections Are Now Instantly Available in your Living Room and Across Platforms Including Internet TV, PC, Mac, Tablet, iPad and Smartphone (1/5/11)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:39pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — New Service Provides iPhone users with Always Updated iTunes Collections Across Different Internet Connected Devices (12/15/10)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:37pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — Debuts New Features Including Additional Storage Options and Voice-Activated Playback (9/23/10)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:35pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — VOD Access to Newest, Full-Length Movies – Instantly Streamed Agreements with Universal Studios Home Entertainment, The Walt Disney Studios, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution deliver blockbuster titles including ”Alic (7/12/10)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:33pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — On-Deck Radio Offers Premier Branded Content; Brew Radio App Available on More Than 60 Phones (7/1/10)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:30pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — Highly anticipated freemium service emerges from private beta to let users tune in to their personal music libraries using smartphone and web. (6/28/10)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:29pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — Invitation-Only, Private Beta Offered at Google IO Conference (5/19/10)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:25pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — mSpot® Mobile Moviesâ„¢ Service to Reach Mass Audience, Available Across All Major U.S. Carriers and on Thirty Handsets Including the iPhone (9/29/09)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:24pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — mSpot Partners with CBS RADIO and Last.fm to Offer Over 100 Live Local Stations and Customized Mobile Radio to AT&T Wireless Customers (5/18/09)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:22pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — Innovation, Content Partnerships and Carrier Adoption Drive Record Growth and Profitability for Mobile Music Pioneer (10/22/07)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:21pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — AlwaysOn Judges Recognize mSpot for Innovative Mobile Music Services (7/18/07)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:17pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — Paying Customers Across North America Enjoy Mobile Music, Radio, TV and Movie Services (3/26/07)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:17pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — Sprint Radio launches with more than 50 channels, and the Sprint Music Store introduces new features, including the unique ability to receive personalized music recommendations (8/31/06)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:16pm via mspotcorporate.com
  • Check
    mSpot — mSpot to provide client application and infrastructure for Canadian carrier's streaming radio service (7/7/06)
    Posted 2/1/11 at 3:15pm via mspotcorporate.com

Videos

Screenshots

mSpot screenshot
Above: mSpot on an iPhone
Uploaded: 1/31/11
mSpot screenshot
Above: mSpot on an Android
Uploaded: 2/4/11
mSpot screenshot
Above: mSpot Movies on an iPad
Uploaded: 2/4/11

Sources

  1. Samsung Acquires Mobile Entertainment And Music Streaming Startup mSpot (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. EDGAR [edit]
  3. MSPOT LAUNCHES FIRST ALL-SPORTS MOBILE RADIO SERVICE (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    TELUS SELECTS MSPOT AS PLATFORM PROVIDER FOR NEW MOBILE RADIO SERVICE (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    SPRINT TURNS UP THE MUSIC WITH EXCLUSIVE STREAMING RADIO AND VIDEO AND UNIQUE SONGDOWNLOAD FEATURES (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT SURPASSES ONE MILLION SUBSCRIBERS (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT SELECTED BY ALWAYSON AS AN AO100 WINNER (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT HITS TWO MILLION SUBSCRIBER MILESTONE (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT PARTNERS WITH CBS RADIO AND LAST.FM (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    ROLL OUT THE RED CARPET ... MSPOT PREMIERES STREAMING FULL-LENGTH MOBILE MOVIES (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT - NEW MUSIC CLOUD SERVICE CONNECTS YOU WITH YOUR MUSIC, ANYTIME, VIA SMARTPHONE AND WEB (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT DEBUTS CLOUD SERVICE TO CONNECT MUSIC LOVERS WITH THEIR OWN COLLECTIONS - ALWAYS, ANYWHERE (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT® RADIO™ NOW AVAILABLE ON VERIZON WIRELESS 3G MULTIMEDIA PHONES, WITH MORE THAN 500 PREMIUM CONTENT STATIONS (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT® MOVIES™ NOW AVAILABLE FOR IPAD AND IPHONE, IN THE APP STORE (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT “MUSIC IN THE CLOUD” SERVICE REACHES 500,000 ANDROID DOWNLOADS IN FIRST TWO MONTHS (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT PUTS ITUNES MUSIC IN THE CLOUD FOR IPHONE USERS (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
    MSPOT STREAMS MOVIES AND MUSIC ON GOOGLE TV (mspotcorporate.com) [edit]
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