- Funding Received
- $537.8 Million in 7 Rounds from 17 Investors
- Most Recent Funding
- $250 Million Series F on November 21, 2013
- July 14, 2006
- Spotify is a commercial digital music service enabling users to access audio content from a range of artists and labels.
- Martin Lorentzon, Daniel Ek
- Entertainment, Cloud Computing, Video Streaming, Music
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service providing restricted digital content from a range of record labels and artists.
Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label and direct searches. It also enables individuals to create, share, and edit playlists with other users. If users want recommendations, they can integrate their system with Last.fm, an application that provides music recommendations based on listening history. The radio feature installed in Spotify creates random playlists for its users that are related to preferred artists.
Social media integration is a popular feature that enables users to connect their Spotify accounts to their Facebook and Twitter profiles. This enables them to acesss their friends’ favorite music and playlists and share their choices with others as well. Spotify users can purchase their preferred content through partner retailers.
Spotify is available for mobile device platforms such as Android, Blackberry, Boxee, iOS, Linux, MeeGo, Squeezebox, Windows mobile, and more.
Spotify was launched in October 2008 by a Swedish startup.
Current Team (27)Update
VP, Marketing & Communications
Project Manager- Payment Solutions
Jan 1, 2010
Head of Hardware Partnerships
May 10, 2010
Apr 1, 2012
Global Head of Telecom/ISP Partnerships
Past Team (23)Update
Nov 1, 2006 - Apr 1, 2010
Product Owner, Product development
Sep 1, 2009 - Apr 30, 2013
Lead iOS Developer
Oct 7, 2008
Director International Growth
Jul 15, 2011 - Dec 31, 2012
SVP, Strategic Partnerships
Mar 20, 2009
Oct 1, 2011
Aug 1, 2006 - Nov 1, 2009
Funding Rounds (7) - $537.8MUpdate
Board Members and Advisors (5)Update
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