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simfy receives new funding and plans to be profitable soon

Aside of Spotify, which announced its Germany launch for the 13th of March, there are a bunch of other European music streaming services that are aiming for the stars. One of them is the Cologne based simfy. After strong growth … Continue reading

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Songkick secures $10m in a round led by Sequoia Capital

Songkick, a London based startup which helps music lovers to follow artists, watch their live gigs online and book tickets, has raised a $10 million in a series B round of financing led by Sequoia Capital. This is the first … Continue reading

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Music discovery: Hitlantis receives $1.5m of funding

Hitlantis, the Finland based discovery platform for indie music, just closed a round of angel funding worth $1.5 million. The list of investors who participated in this round is long and mainly consists of Finnish investment companies and individuals. The … Continue reading

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we7 secures new funding and plans European expansion

we7, the Oxford based music streaming service, has announced the successful closure of new funding today. The fresh capital will allow the young company to expand into new territories across Europe and enables a further growth in the UK. The … Continue reading

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Songkick just launched an iPhone app for live music

The UK-based startup Songkick today announced a brand new iPhone app which will keep you updated in relation to concerts (of bands you like) in your area. With this new app, which can be downloaded for free, you can now walk around … Continue reading

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Over one million registered users as simfy turns one

Simfy, the Cologne based music service, just turned one this Wednesday. The spotify-type-of-service was founded by Steffen Wicker and Christoph Lange. Simfy officially launched in May of 2010 and has over one million registered users these days. The music service is … Continue reading

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Simfy partners with StudiVZ (Germany’s largest social network)

The German spotify-type-of-service “Simfy” just announced it’s partnership with the German Facebook-kind-of-service “StudiVZ”. It sounds a little bit funny – but this is big news because StudiVZ and it’s aditional sites MeinVZ and SchuelerVZ reaches over 385 million visits a month. Users of the VZ-networks are going … Continue reading

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