Rishi Malhotra is Co-Founder and CEO of Saavn, India’s leading music streaming service. Rishi has led the company through significant and rapid user growth, while helping to secure partnerships with companies like Twitter, Facebook, Google, Shazam, T-Mobile, and Sonos. He is focused on driving the global Saavn team to deliver award-winning mobile products, big data systems for media, and industry-defining business innovation. Saavn is on track to become one of the largest streaming music companies in the world by 2017. Saavn is backed by leading institutional investors including Tiger Global, Bertelsmann Media, Liberty Media, Steadview Capital, and Mousse Partners.
Previously, Rishi was VP, HBO On Demand and Multi-Platform for Home Box Office, Inc., where he pioneered HBO's SVOD products, digital distribution, and original VOD content for many HBO franchises.
|Jun 15, 2016||TechCrunch - Indian streaming firm Saavn lands investment from U.S. music mogul Guy Oseary|
|Apr 7, 2016||BGR.in - Saavn launches original programming initiative in India, targets Indian and global audience|
|Jul 15, 2015||The Tech Portal - Music Streaming Battle Intensifies As Saavn Gobbles Up $100 Million From Tiger Global|
|Jul 9, 2015||FinSMEs - FinSMEs|
|Jul 8, 2015||YourStory News - Saavn raises $100M series C funding led by Tiger Global|
|Jul 8, 2015||TechInAsia - India’s Saavn bags a whopping $100M to play music|
|Jul 8, 2015||e27 News - India's Saavn bags US$100M in funding led by Tiger Global|
|Jul 7, 2015||Venture Beat - India’s music-streaming leader Saavn raises $100M, adding 1M users each month|