Spotify has acquired Niland.io, a Paris-based machine learning startup specialising in music search and recommendations. No terms for the deal were disclosed. The team from Niland.io will be joining Spotify’s New York R&D office where they will work on music discovery features. According to Spotify, Niland.io has “changed the game” for AI in search. “Over […]
Spotify has acquired US blockchain startup Mediachain Labs, though no terms were disclosed. Mediachain Labs, headquartered in Brooklyn, has created a solution called the Mediachain protocol, via the blockchain, that links a creator’s content online with information about the creator. As part of the acquisition, Mediachain Labs will be joining Spotify’s New York office while […]
Tech.eu caught up with fledgling Berlin-based tech startup Mimi about its new app that claims to improve your music listening by measuring your ear health.
Spotify is today announcing its acquisition of Soundwave, a Dublin, Ireland-based music discovery technology startup. Here’s why, and what happens next:
Deezer, that other European music streaming giant, was going to go public last year. Except it didn’t, because of ‘unfavourable market conditions’ and whatnot. But don’t count them out just yet, even if Apple Music and SoundCloud are ramping up and major rival Spotify raised a monster $526 million round last year: Deezer is today […]
As the pool of digital music startups continues to grow with the ever-evolving music landscape, we thought it was time to highlight 15 European-grown companies making waves in the industry.
Russian digital music streaming service provider Zvooq is today announcing a $20 million Series A financing round that will come in handy to fight off Spotify – and rampant piracy in Russia.