18 12, 2019

Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to revive social music discovery – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-18T18:16:25+00:00 December 18th, 2019|Apps, Media, Mobile, Social, spotify, spotify social, Spotify Social Listening, Spotify Tastebuds, tastebuds.fm, TC, Uncategorized|

Spotify is prototyping a new way to see what friends have been listening to, called “Tastebuds”. Despite how discovering music is inherently social, [...]

14 12, 2019

Apple and Spotify’s podcasts come to Echo devices in the US – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-14T06:12:03+00:00 December 14th, 2019|alexa, APPLE, echo, Podcasts, spotify, TC, Uncategorized|

Amazon Alexa can now play podcasts from Apple, making Amazon’s line of Echo devices the first third-party clients to support the Apple Podcasts [...]

5 12, 2019

Apple Music dives deeper into concert streaming with Billie Eilish – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-05T06:04:47+00:00 December 5th, 2019|APPLE, apple music, Apps, Billie Eilish, Concert streaming, concerts, Entertainment, Media, spotify, TC, Uncategorized, Video, YouTube|

As music streaming apps struggle to differentiate, Apple is making concert video a more central part of its strategy with tonight’s big Billie [...]

2 12, 2019

Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-02T06:00:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|africa, Airbnb, alex wilhelm, China, crystal stream capital, economy, Facebook, finance, financial technology, First Round Capital, goldman, GSR Ventures, Hillhouse Capital, IDG Capital, Lori Systems, money, netease, Nigeria, Omni, online marketplace, Opay, PalmPay, reporter, saber, sequoia china, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Thanksgiving, Transsion, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, VC, venture capital, Verizon Media, Virtual Reality, Weekend Fund, west africa|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

18 10, 2019

Airbnb’s WeWork problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-18T05:17:44+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Airbnb, Artificial Intelligence, brian chesky, business, citigroup, economy, entrepreneurship, Exit, Fred Wilson, Fundings & Exits, jpmorgan, Lyft, machine learning, morgan stanley, neologisms, Private Equity, Real Estate, sharing economy, Softbank, spotify, Startups, TC, Uber, Uncategorized, vacation rental, WeWork|

Airbnb may be another overvalued “unicorn,” but it’s no WeWork. The Information this morning reported new Airbnb financials — indicating a massive increase [...]

12 10, 2019

Nike has picked up Russell Wilson’s Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-12T05:12:04+00:00 October 12th, 2019|adidas, Amazon, APPLE, Bezos Expeditions, chad hurley, digital media, e-commerce, executive, Exit, Fashion, footwear, Instagram, jeff bezos, M&A, madrona venture group, media platform, Nike, Russell Wilson, Seattle, shoe, sneakers, Sports, spotify, Startups, Tally, TC, TraceMe, Uncategorized|

Nike has long been synonymous with premium sneakers and other sports gear, but now it seems that the company could be extending its [...]

27 09, 2019

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-27T05:01:25+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Adyen, Amazon, APPLE, ASML, AT&T, Column, Creative-Commons, eCommerce, eqt ventures, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, Google, Government, gp bullhound, Media, Microsoft, online advertising, Policy, Privacy, SaaS, sap, Social, spotify, Startups, U.S. government, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 18 hours Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner [...]

21 09, 2019

How Kobalt is betting on music’s middle class and DIY stars – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-21T04:57:35+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Amuse, apple music, EC-1, Entertainment, finance, Kobalt Music Group, Media, music industry, Musicians, Pandora, Sony Music, soundcloud, spotify, Startups, streaming, tidal, tunecore, Uncategorized, Universal-Music-Group, venture capital, Warner-Music-Group, Willard Ahdritz|

Streaming services have made music ubiquitous, driving more exploration by consumers who don’t have to pay for each song or album individually. Musicians [...]

12 09, 2019

How Kobalt is simplifying the killer complexities of the music industry – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-12T04:49:35+00:00 September 12th, 2019|apple music, copyright law, EC-1, Entertainment, kobalt, kobalt ec-1, Media, Music, Pandora, Publishing, record labels, Royalties, spotify, Startups, streaming services, tunecore, Uncategorized|

Backed by over $200 million in VC funding, Kobalt is changing the way the music industry does business and putting more money into [...]

4 09, 2019

Peloton’s 29 secret weapons – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-04T16:43:27+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Amazon, articles, Bastian Lehmann, ceo, charles hudson, Dell, economy, engineer, entrepreneurship, Iris Choi, john foley, Peloton, software platform, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Uncategorized, venture capital, vmware, world wide web|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]