Can I buy shares or stock in TikTok?

Unfortunately not. As TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is a privately held company, you cannot currently buy stock in most popular social media platform in the world. ByteDance are not currently publicly trading, however an IPO…

Sony invests $400 million in Chinese streaming company Bilibili

Sony Corporation buys $400m stake in Bilibili, a Chinese platform offering mobile games, livestreaming and video/animation. Currently partially owned by Tencent and Alibaba, Sony invested 17.3 million shares in a 4.98% stake in the company,…

SoundCloud just got investment from SiriusXM the owners of Pandora

SoundCloud have just gained some very interesting investment of $75 million from the owners of music streaming service Pandora. SoundCloud have long been a paragon of their own independence and that of artists. Standing on…

NetEase just raised a dollar for each of their 600 million listeners

NetEase have a LOT of listeners streaming music on their services and they’ve just gained a LOT of funding to help to expand and grow their user-base. NetEase Cloud Music is the Chinese music streaming…

Apple look to invest in iHeartMedia for Apple Music promo

Apple are looking to put money into iHeartMedia so that they can get broadcast radio promotion for Apple Music and Beats 1. Apple apparently consider themselves an under-recognised brand as a new report claims that…

Saavn and Jiomusic join together to become India’s top dog for music

As Spotify prepare to start streaming in India the country’s biggest native music services have joined forces in a massive deal. Saavn have just announced a major partnership with rival music service JioMusic that puts…

Spotify planning to list shares on NY Stock Exchange next month, reports say

After rumours of an upcoming IPO for Spotify have circulated for more than a year Spotify are reportedly now taking a new approach. A report from Bloomberg this week suggests that as early as the…

Spotify, Tencent and Tencent’s music firm just invested in each other

Spotify and Tencent Music Entertainment Group have shared the love with each other to strengthen their relationship as 2 of the world’s most powerful streamers. Tencent Holdings Limited, the giant Chinese holdings company and parents…

Spotify could be worth $100 billion, say investment firm

It’s only a month since Spotify was valued at $16 million and investors GP Bullhound are now saying it’s worth $20 billion with potential growth to $100 billion. Investment firm GP Bullhound have shared what…

Tim Westergren steps down as CEO after 17 years at Pandora

Pandora CEO and one of the streaming service’s founding members Tim Westergren is set to step down from Pandora top-dog soon. According to Recode┬áTim Westergren has decided to step down from his position as CEO…