China’s biggest music streaming company want an IPO like Spotify

After Spotify went public at the beginning of this month China’s biggest music streamer are now readying themselves for an IPO. Tencent Holdings, tech giants in China and the company in charge of Tencent Music…

Sonos following Spotify as a possible IPO approaches

In the same week that Spotify arrived on the New York Stock Exchange rumours are spreading that Sonos are now thinking of going public. After almost 10 years Spotify began publicly trading their stocks this…

Spotify’s value soars as they join the stock market for the 1st time

Spotify have made their debut on the stock market and it has rocketed their valuation skywards. After rumours suggesting that Spotify were working towards an IPO for over a year they have instead just placed…

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’s chief content officer Stefan Blom exits at pivotal moment

Stefan Blom is ending his long tenure as chief content officer at Spotify as the music streaming service moves towards an IPO. Stefan Blom is departing from Spotify after 3 years as CCO, as things…

Spotify hits major milestone of 70 million subscribers

Spotify are still the king of streaming and reminded everyone yesterday when they revealed that they now have over 70 million subscribers. Spotify have announced 70 million subscribers, only 4 months since they announced 60…

Apple “acquiring music recognition app Shazam”

New reports suggest that Apple are looking to buy the music identifying giant Shazam in a $400 million deal. TechCrunch has revealed from “sources” that Apple are in the final stages of acquiring Shazam. As…

Spotify just got privately valued at a whopping $16 billion

In private trades involving Spotify the music streaming giant just got an exceptional valuing of roughly $16 billion, signifying bright horizons following a tumultuous year. Spotify have had some difficulty in the past year as…

Alibaba and Tencent precede $10bn IPO by sharing Sony and Universal music

Before embarking on Tencent’s rumoured, enormous $10 billion IPO they have secured a deal with Alibaba to share each others music. Tencent are a giant investment company with their fingers in a multitude of pies, including…

Spotify just signed a deal with Warner, all 3 majors now sorted for streaming

Spotify have secured the 3rd major label allowing them to stream all of the top music owned by the 3 majors; Sony, Universal, and now Warner. It’s been a long time coming but Spotify have…