Status
Acquired by Spotify on March 6, 2014
Funding Received
$25.6 Million in 4 Rounds from 4 Investors
Headquarters:
Somerville, MA
Description:
The Echo Nest is a music intelligence platform company that provides music services to developers and media companies.
Founders:
Tristan Jehan, Brian Whitman
Categories:
Developer APIs, Ediscovery, Reviews and Recommendations, Personalization, Search, Music
Website:
http://the.echonest.com

Company Details

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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 their platform and solutions to build smarter music experiences that help fans to better discover, share and interact with the music they love. Their 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.

Current Team (15)

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Past Team (5)

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Funding Rounds (4) - $25.6M

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Products (1)

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Investors (4)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    48 Grove St.

    Suite 206

    Somerville, MA 02144

    USA

  • Office

    66 Mint St.

    Floor 3

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    USA

Competitors (4)

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