Spotify will go public on April 3

Apple Music hits 38M subscribers closes gap with Spotify

Spotify is the last remaining of the big music streaming services to launch in India.

During CEO Daniel Ek's presentation, he explained that Spotify emerged as an alternative to piracy by convenience to make paying or ad-supported access easier than stealing.

Last week, we also learned that Spotify reportedly opened its office in Mumbai, India, which was a more than a subtle hint it might soon start offering localized content.

There was an earlier report stating that Akshat Harbola has been hired to lead operations of the company in India.

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Now he sees the company as the sole leading music streaming service that's a dedicated music company, subtly throwing shade at Apple, Google, and Amazon. According to Variety, chief product officer Gustav Sodorstrom spelled it out with three solid reasons: "One: it reaches the millions of consumers who are still on the fence about paying for music, which brings them into our ecosystem". With no lockup period and no intermediary bankers, Spotify thinks it can go public without all the typical shenanigans.

The Spotify service allows for personalisation, so fans can find the music they love easily, while helping them discover new music and artists to love, based on their taste and listening patterns.

Vogel said the company had taken the choice to float via a direct listing because it was "more transparent and more accessible to a wider range of investors".

Market-Driven Price Discovery - Rather than setting a specific price with bankers, Spotify will let the public decide what it's worth.

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Launched in 2008, Spotify now boasts a paid subscriber base of 71 Mn, spread across most of Europe, North and South Americas, Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia.

In an unusual move, the company is not issuing new shares as in a traditional initial public offering. Two: It allows us to learn from the biggest possible group of music fans in the world.

He went on, "Comparisons with our neighbouring countries show that in Belgium we are experiencing a slightly slower increase.We predict further growth of this service, in particular thanks to the strength of local artists". If we compare the subscription pricing with some of its competitors, Google Play Music is available for just Rs 99 a month, whereas Apple Music costs Rs 120 a month, for students, however, a month plan costs Rs 60.

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