October 23, 2016 3:18 AM ET

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Company Overview of Spotify Limited

Company Overview

Spotify Limited provides a digital music-streaming service that gives on-demand access of songs on devices, computers, mobiles, tablets, and home entertainment systems. Its services allow subscribers to search and discover music collections of friends, artists, and celebrities; build a personal collection playlist; and share music on Spotify, Facebook, Twitter, blog, and via email with friends. The company also allows artists to post tracks on social networks, share them with fans, and promote career. In addition, it provides advertising services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in London, United Kingdom with operations in Surry Hills, Australia; Brussels, Belgium; Berlin, Germa...

Golden House

30 Great Pulteney Street

London,  W1F 9NN

United Kingdom

Founded in 2006


44 2032 879 990


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Key Executives for Spotify Limited

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chairman of The Board
Age: 47
Managing Director and Sales Director of Australia & New Zealand
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 63
Managing Director of Uk Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Spotify Limited Key Developments

Spotify Appoints Ted Sarandos to the Board

Ted Sarandos, chief content officer of Netflix Inc., will join the board of Spotify Ltd.

Spotify In Talks To Acquire SoundCloud

Spotify Limited is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud Limited, as competition heats up with Apple for the future of digital music, said people briefed on the discussions. Those briefed about the talks said it was unclear how much Spotify would pay to SoundCloud. Spotify declined to comment, while SoundCloud could not be immediately reached.

Spotify Seeks Acquisitions

Spotify Limited is seeking acquisitions. Spotify has raised $1 billion in debt as it looks to buy companies that could accelerate its growth before listing shares on the public market within the next couple years, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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