Friday, July 15, 2011

Sean Parker: Spotify US is realisation of my Napster dream | FT Tech Hub | FTtechhub - Industry analysis – FT.com

A major music milestone

Sean Parker, co-founder of the original Napster, the pioneering file-sharing service, says the launch of Spotify in the US “represents the realisation of a dream”.

Spotify, the much-hyped European music service, brought Mr Parker – now at Founders Fund, a venture firm – onto its board as an investor in 2010, when it began to realise that convincing the US record labels was going to be tougher than it expected.

Sean Parker: Spotify US is realisation of my Napster dream | FT Tech Hub | FTtechhub - Industry analysis – FT.com

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