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Spotify narrows losses but disappoints on guidance

May 03, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Spotify says it lost 41 million euros ($49 million) in the 3 months through March, and it still expects to lose 230 to 330 million euros for the year

Spotify files $1 billion IPO, eyeing streaming growth despite losses

Mar 01, 2018 - 6:27 AM

The papers filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission offers the most detailed look yet at the finances of Spotify, with it having 159 million monthly users including 71 million paying subscribers – twice that of Apple Music

SPOTIFY. People gather in Spotify offices following a press conference on June 27, 2013 in New York City. File photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Spotify says it's reached 30 million subscribers

Mar 22, 2016 - 4:31 PM

The milestone is announced by Spotify s chief executive Daniel Ek as he comments positively about President Barack Obama s historic visit to longtime US adversary Cuba

In this file photo, Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek addresses a press conference in New York, December 11, 2013. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Spotify readies to launch video

Jan 26, 2016 - 6:29 PM

The Swedish company will begin webcasting videos by the end of next week on both Android and iOS smartphones with videos initially available in the US Britain Germany and Sweden

SPOTIFY. Spotify is set to launch video streaming in the US, Britain, Germany, and Sweden. Image from Spotify website.

Streaming giant Spotify expands into video, original content

May 21, 2015 - 10:12 AM

Spotify by far the largest company in the booming streaming industry says it wants to turn into a broader and more personalized platform to bring in subscribers throughout the day

MORE CONTENT. Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify, speaks to reporters at a news conference on May 20, 2015 in New York. Don Emmert/AFP

Spotify rockets to 15 million paying users

Jan 13, 2015 - 10:12 PM

At the end of 2014 Spotify says it has 60 million users of whom 15 million were paying subscribers compared to 40 million active users and 10 million subscribers in May 2014

SPOTIFY. Image from Spotify website.

Spotify to Taylor Swift: We're on artists' side

Nov 12, 2014 - 7:51 AM

Spotify boss: Even if you don t believe that s our goal look at our business Our whole business is to maximize the value of your music

Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek addresses a press conference in New York, December 11, 2013. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP