Posts tagged with Daniel Ek

Spotify looks to make digital music more social

Popular European music streaming startup Spotify has been able to survive and thrive in a tough market that has seen its fair share of startup casualties. In an effort to maintain its growth, it has announced the largest upgrade since it first launched in 2008.

The goal: turn Spotify into a "total music management platform". The means: a hefty dose of social features.

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Q&A with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek

Spotify has been a revelation since it launched late last year. The innovative ad-supported music service allows users to access and play full-length tracks for free.

Alternatively, there's the option of paying a small monthly fee to sign up to the premium version in order to remove the ads and access the mobile version. 

All in all it's a fine playground for anybody who loves music. I caught up with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, who talks about the company's progress and plans...

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