Spotify Wiki : Music Streaming Platform

Spotify Wiki : Music Streaming Platform


Spotify” is a music streaming platform developed by Swedish company Spotify AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Launched on 7 October 2008, it is currently available in 78 countries and regions throughout the world.

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On 28 February 2018, Spotify filed for a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Spotify’s shares began trading on 3 April 2018.

Overview :

Founder(s) : Daniel Ek, Martin Lorentzon

Launched : 7 October 2008

Headquarters : Stockholm, Sweden

Users: 200 million

Traded as: NYSE: SPOT

Programming languages : Java, Python, C, C++

Spotify Music Streaming Platform

Development :

Spotify was developed in 2006 by a team at Spotify AB, in Stockholm, Sweden. The company was founded by Daniel Ek, former CTO of Stardoll, and Martin Lorentzon, co-founder of TradeDoubler. The Spotify application was launched on 7 October 2008. While free accounts remained available by invitation to manage the growth of the service, the launch opened paid subscriptions to everyone. At the same time, Spotify AB announced licensing deals with major music labels.

Platforms :

Spotify is available in most of Europe, most of the Americas, Australia, New Zealand and parts of Africa and Asia. It is available for most modern devices, including Windows, macOS, and Linux computers, iOS, Windows Phone and Android smartphones and tablets, ChromeOS devices, as well as TVs via factory-installed means, Roku Players, Amazon Fire TV devices, the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One home consoles.

Spotify's shares began trading on 3 April 2018.
Spotify App

Features :

On Spotify’s apps, music can be browsed or searched for via various parameters, such as artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label. Users can create, edit and share playlists, share tracks on social media, and make playlists with other users. Spotify provides access to over 40 million songs.

US Operations :

In February 2017, Spotify announced a major expansion of its US operations in Lower Manhattan, New York City, at 4 World Trade Center, into one of its largest operations worldwide, adding approximately 1,000 new Manhattan jobs and retaining 832 existing positions.


Spotify Wiki : Music Streaming Platform



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