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December 30, 2015

the biggest investors and total funding rounds in snapchat

Snapchat is a photo  and video messaging app that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to their intended recipients.Snapchat was created by  by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown when they were students at Stanford University. Among its investors are 1)Alibaba 2)Benchmark 3)Fidelity Investments 5)General 6)Catalyst Partners7) Glade Brook Capital 8) HDS Capital 9)Kingdom Holding 10)Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers along with  Coatue Management SV Angel and Tencent Holdings  

Snapchat as of 2015, December 31st has made 4 Acquisitions with a  Total Equity Funding $1.17B in 7 Rounds from 16 Investors.Snapchat serves transient display ads to over 100 million daily active users on its platform,  for 10 seconds ( for the time range users can keep their recordings) after which the next sets of online ads are shown . Every ad disappear within 10 seconds, followed up the other set.Snapchat has succeeded in disruption the traditional CPC and CPM online ad models.
"investors behin the snapchat brand"

The success of the new model can be explained by the fact that Snapchat charges as astounding $750,000 a day.The company has experienced high user-base growth this year and has been one of the most compelling Unicorns in the tech industry. The firm has managed to raise over $1 billion in equity funding to date, which has valued the company between $15-20 billion.

November 1, 2015

five hottest digital music discovery start ups :

the list of music discovert start ups

Music Discovery, Recommendation and Creation start ups:Every year, at conferences like Midem and Berlin Music Week, latest music start ups and music discovery engines make their debut as latest start ups as the digital music newcomers Here are the most promising  top 5 music digital music startups

1.)Audioshot (USA) An iPhone app that gets people to send songs to friends via other messaging apps: Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp for example.

2.Fusic (Israel) An iOS and Android app that “takes the selfie to the next step” according to its app store listing. That means getting people to film videos of themselves singing, lip-syncing or dancing to their favourite songs, with that footage then being integrated with the song’s original video, for sharing.

3.)Mixcloud ( London) founded in 2008, positions itself as the “home for on-demand radio shows, DJ mixes and podcasts”. The service, which counts about 10 million monthly users, recently introduced subscription plans in an attempt to  monetize itself

 4.)Deezer ( France )Music streaming service Deezer, founded in 2006, is live in more than 180 countries around the word. The company is backed by approximately $150 million in financing. Deezer claims to have 16 million active users and 5 million paid subscribers.

5)SoundDrop (Norway)Founded in 2011, Soundrop offers a social music discovery app as well as marketing tools for artists and labels to promote their music. The startup has about $6.4 million in funding to date . It has offices across Oslo, New York, Los Angeles and London.

October 27, 2015

asian start up companies with over $1billion valuation : top 15 list


" asian only billion dollar unicorns"

These are the top 15 start up companies in Asia which has been valued above a billion USD.

" asian biggest start ups over a billion dollar valuation"