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Acquired bySpotify
Date3/2014

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
48 Grove St.
Suite 206
Somerville, MA, 02144
USA
San Francisco, USA
66 Mint St.
Floor 3
San Francisco, CA, 94103
USA

People

Co-Founder, CTO
Co-Founder, CSO
CEO
Vice President, Business Development
Vice President, Product & Engineering
Vice President - Sales
Vice President of Sales
Board of Director
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Funding

TOTAL $25.6M
FUNDING TOTAL $25.6M
Series A, 9/2008
Commonwealth Capital Ventures
Venture Round, 1/2010
$1.31M
Venture Round, 10/2010
Matrix Partners
$7M
Series D, 7/2012
Norwest Venture Partners
Matrix Partners
Commonwealth Capital Ventures
Jim Pallotta
$17.3M

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The Echo Nest

The Echo Nest is the industry’s leading music intelligence company, providing developers with the deepest understanding of music content and music fans.

Leading music services (Clear Channel’s iHeartradio, MOG, Rdio, SiriusXM, Spotify), editorial, video and social media networks (BBC.com, Foursquare, MTV, Twitter, VEVO, Yahoo!), connected device manufacturers (doubleTwist, Nokia) and big brands (Coca Cola, Intel, Microsoft, Reebok) use our platform and solutions to build smarter music experiences that help fans to better discover, share and interact with the music they love. Our customer base reaches over 100 million music fans every month through more than 400 apps and sites powered by The Echo Nest.

Headquartered in Somerville, MA, The Echo Nest was co-founded by two MIT PhDs. Investors include Commonwealth Capital Ventures, Matrix Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and three co-founders of the MIT Media Lab.

For more information, visit http://echonest.com/ or follow @echonest on Twitter.

Recent Milestones

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    The Echo Nest was acquired by Spotify. (3/6/14)
    Posted 3/6/14 at 11:02am via techcrunch.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Powers Streaming Radio for Microsoft’s Xbox Music (12/19/13)
    Posted 1/17/14 at 8:48am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Expands Into Ad Targeting (11/21/13)
    Posted 1/15/14 at 9:07am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Expands Its Music Intelligence Platform to Digital Music Advertising (11/21/13)
    Posted 1/17/14 at 8:54am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Partners with Getty Images to Enhance Dynamic Music Data With Premium Artist Photos (10/29/13)
    Posted 1/17/14 at 8:49am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Lands in Japan with Music Chef (9/17/13)
    Posted 1/17/14 at 8:51am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Joins Forces with Nuance’s Intelligent Voice Technology (9/12/13)
    Posted 1/17/14 at 8:47am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest Powers Univision's First-Ever Personalized Radio Service (7/30/13)
    Posted 1/17/14 at 9:07am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest joins Microsoft and Spotify to create Mixshape (3/25/13)
    Posted 1/15/14 at 10:58am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest hires John Sierotko and Scott Ryan from Gracenote (1/23/13)
    Posted 1/15/14 at 8:57am via echonest.com
  • Dollar
    The Echo Nest received $17.3M in Series D funding. (7/12/12)
    Posted 7/12/12 at 6:37pm via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest teams up with JamBase and SongMeanings (4/12/12)
    Posted 1/15/14 at 9:26am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest announces deal with Vevo (3/9/12)
    Posted 1/15/14 at 11:06am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — The Echo Nest announces that it will provide music intelligence to help power the new Spotify Radio app (12/16/11)
    Posted 1/15/14 at 11:12am via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — Announce hire of Robert Spina as VP of Engineer (10/24/11)
    Posted 11/3/11 at 1:44pm via echonest.com
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    The Echo Nest — Announce hire of Jeff Bronikowski to the role of Head of Corporate Development and Strategy (9/26/11)
    Posted 11/3/11 at 1:44pm via echonest.com

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  1. Spotify Acquires The Echo Nest, Gaining Control Of The Music DNA Company That Powers Its Rivals (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. paidContent (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  3. SEC D (sec.gov) [edit]
  4. Music startup Echo Nest raises $7M to power the next Pandora (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  5. The Eco Nest Raises over $17 Million in New Financing to Bring Big data to Music (the.echonest.com) [edit]
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    The Echo Nest Dramatically Ramps Up Sales and Marketing with John Sierotko and Scott Ryan (the.echonest.com) [edit]
    How The Echo Nest Is Reinventing Music Advertising (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    JamBase and SongMeanings Bring Concert Listings and Lyric Interpretations to Rosetta Stone (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    Microsoft, Spotify, The Echo Nest, DJ Team for MixShape Contest (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest Inks Deal with VEVO (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest Powers New Spotify Radio (the.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest Disrupts Music Identification with Open-Source 'Echoprint' (the.echonest.com) [edit]
    Nuance’s Voice Recognition Gets Musical (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest Powers Streaming Radio for Xbox Music on Xbox One, Web, Smartphones, Tablets (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest And Getty Images Upgrade Stale Album Art (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest Lands in Japan: Why We’re Poised for Further Global Expansion (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    How The Echo Nest Is Reinventing Music Advertising (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
    The Echo Nest Powers Univision’s First Personalized Radio Service (blog.echonest.com) [edit]
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