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Warner, Universal, Sony Buy Stakes in Music App Shazam - Digits - WSJ

Warner, Universal, Sony Buy Stakes in Music App Shazam - Digits - WSJ | Wiseband | Scoop.it

Shazam, the music-identification app, landed small investments from the world's biggest record companies.

Warner Music Group owner Access Industries – the holding company of billionaire Len Blavatnik – along with Vivendi’s Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment6758.TO -2.89%, are each taking $3 million stakes in Shazam, these people said. All of the shares were purchased from a single third-party investor, according to people familiar with the transactions.


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Pierre Priot's curator insight, May 16, 2014 8:20 AM

Right now Shazam is the fastest short-cut between hearing a tune and making a purchase. Now wonder Major Companies throw some money in.

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Whyd, The Music Streaming Social Network, Launches Publicly After Raising $700,000 Seed Round | TechCrunch

Whyd, The Music Streaming Social Network, Launches Publicly After Raising $700,000 Seed Round | TechCrunch | Wiseband | Scoop.it

Whyd, the French startup that lets you curate your favourite music tracks from YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Dailymotion and various MP3 blogs, and connect with likeminded tastemakers, is ditching its invite-wall today to open fully to the public.


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Pierre Priot's curator insight, January 7, 2014 5:40 AM

Whyd is building a killer service upon various services' API. Expect many startups to do the same!

Manner Torris's curator insight, November 4, 2014 4:13 PM

This is an example to show the public that there is large group of individuals that believe in streaming free music to others. Whyd is program that allows French Citizens to access all current artist and their music through online streaming.