Founding History of Spotify

Founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.

Started design and development efforts in March 2006.

Purchased the spotify.com domain name in April 2006.

Launched in alpha mode in June 2006.

Incorporated as Spotify AB in December 2006.

Launched in closed beta in May 2007.

Launched commercially in October 2008.

Raised more than $2.7 billion in 24 funding rounds.

Started trading on the NYSE in April 2018.

Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Year 1 of Spotify

Backstory




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Version 1 of Spotify (Desktop App)

MAY 2007

Stats of Spotify (Pre-IPO)

2006 to 2009

2010 to 2013

2014 to 2017

2018

Full Year 1 of Spotify

Y1 of Spotify.pdf

MAR 2006 to FEB 2007

Extras of Spotify

Form F-1.pdf

2018 FEB Form F-1