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Connections

The Daily Telegraph
(Journalism)
Index Ventures
(Finance and Banking)
Adele
(Music)
iPhone
(Smartphones)
YouTube
(Tech)
Facebook
(Business)
Music
(Music)
 

See also

Songkick

Knowledge Identifier: $Songkick

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Songkick

Website and service that provides personalized news about live music events add

Category: Business (10)

Launched in 2007.

Countries: (33%), United States (20%), United Kingdom (20%)

Main connections: The Daily Telegraph, Index Ventures, Adele

Linked to: YouTube, Warner Music Group, Y Combinator, Google

 

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2007

Songkick was founded in 2007 by Ian Hogarth, Michelle You and Pete Smith and is based in the Shoreditch area of London add something


2008

By 2008 it had 7 employees and by 2011 had grown to employ 23 add something


2009

In 2009, Songkick was listed as one of the Telegraph's best cultural websites add something


2010

In August 2010, Songkick announced content partnerships with both YouTube and Vevo add something


2011

In January 2011, the company hired Dan Crow from Google as their CTO add something

 

In April 2011, Songkick was recognized as one of the Telegraph's top 100 startups in Europe add something

 

In June 2011, Songkick launched an iPhone application add something


2012

Believe.in - It began with initial funding from the cabinet office followed by an 'angel' round of funding in April, 2012 from investors including Jonty Hurwitz, Federico Pirzio-Biroli and Mark Sainsbury with additional seed funding from British-based Index Ventures and Silicon Valley located Greylock Partners, venture capitalists behind technology start-ups including Dropbox, Songkick, Facebook and LinkedIn among others


2013

In 2013, Songkick launched Detour, a crowdfunding platform for concerts add something

 

Songkick was listed among TIME's 50 Best Android Applications for 2013 add something

 

In May 2013, the company launched Detour, which allowed fans to work together to fund a gig in their location add something


2015

In 2015, the company teamed up with Adele to implement an anti-tout strategy for her upcoming tour add something

 

In June 2015, Songkick announced a merger of equals with artist ticketing service CrowdSurge add something

 

In June 2015, Songkick merged with CrowdSurge, the artist ticketing company add something


2016

Jones and Hogarth served as co-CEOs of Songkick until Jones took on the role of CEO in January 2016 add something


2017

Warner Music Group - In July 2017, Warner Music acquired the concert discovery website Songkick

 

Songkick CEO Matt Jones announced in October 2017 the company would cease selling tickets at the end of the month, a process begun "earlier this year when Ticketmaster and Live Nation effectively blocked our US ticketing business" add something