All the signs are pointing to a Spotify IPO within the next year or two. However, Neil Murray argues that there’s still one company out there who could yet provide another exit option for Spotify.
Spotify has just released their latest (free and paid) user numbers, and there’s one number in particular that stands out from the others. And it’s great news for the company, if it can turn it into a trend.
London startup Mixcloud tried to raise VC funding for its streaming platform 5 years ago, but when offers came the founders decided to go at it the bootstrapped way. It’s worked out well for them so far.
Did you know there’s an Italian startup out there that caters to 10 million monthly users who look up song lyrics? Charmaine Li puts the spotlight on Musixmatch ahead of a big round of fundraising.
British music tech startup ROLI, the company behind the intriguing Seaboard GRAND instrument, aims to go way beyond reimagining the piano and has acquired C++ framework JUCE to that end.
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, and backed by the founders of SoundCloud, Auxy wants to democratise the making of music. Daniel Goldberg paid the hot startup a visit to talk about their plans to do that.
At 12+ years old, you can’t really call Shazam a startup with a straight face anymore. Still, with 100 million active users it’s one of London’s premier technology companies – so we paid them a visit.