Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

2000

Headquarters

26-28 Hammersmith Grove,London, Greater London W6 7HA

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

101 - 250

Industries

Holding Companies
Internet Software & Services
Entertainment
Computer Software

Company Description

Shazam Entertainment Ltd. provides online media entertainment services. The firm develops patent pending technology in audio pattern recognition, which is offered to mobile phone users as a music identification service that works with recorded music heard in pubs, clubs, cafes, cinemas, or on the radio. The company was founded by Dhiraj Mukherjee, Chris Barton, Philip Inghelbrecht, and Avery Wang in 1999 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Executives & Employees

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Chairman

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Product Officer

Executive Chairman

Chief Technology Officer

Chief People Officer

Executive Vice President-Strategic Partnerships & Head-Television

Principal Product Manager

Board of Directors

Executive Chairman at Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Strategic Advisor at Refinery 29

Chief Executive Officer at Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Treasurer & Director at Threewide Corp.

Partner at Menlo Ventures Management LP

General Partner at Acacia Capital Partners Ltd.

Advisor at FEM, Inc.

Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer at Antidote Technologies Ltd.

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Recent Transactions
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Apple, Inc. purchases Shazam Entertainment Ltd. from Institutional Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Arts Alliance Ltd., DN Capital Ltd., Acacia Capital Partners Ltd., Azini Capital Partners LLP, Buran Venture Capital

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Shazam Entertainment Ltd. raised money in a private placement transaction

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América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. purchases Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Managing Director at Major, Lindsey & Africa LLC

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Partner at Daversa Partners

Clients

ATRESMEDIA Corp. de Medios de Comunicación SA engages in the provision of broadcast media services. It operates through the following segments: Television, Radio, and Other Businesses. The company was founded on June 7, 1988 and is headquartered in San Sebastián de los Reyes, Spain.

Investors
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BVC is an active manager which seeks to provide funding and expertise to early-stage companies based on a proprietary investment scoring system, which is primarily based on companies with the potential to build category killers in a range of Internet-related sectors including E-commerce (services, marketplace platforms), Online media (how-to guides, video, music), Mobile internet (applications, gaming), Communitainment (social networking) and Software as a service. Their geographic focus is on the Commonwealth of Independent States, Central and Eastern Europe and Israel. The firm is extremely selective in their investment process, following a structured top-down approach to source investments and requires a nearly 100% \"hit\" ratio in their scoring model to get involved. They seek to invest USD 300 thousand to USD 3 million per investment, including follow-ons, in innovative companies, typically taking significant minority stakes and a board seat, partnering with investee management to create value through a range of activities including recruitment and compensation, business development, corporate finance, fundraising and leveraging their relationship network. BVC has an exit-oriented approach from entry, aiming to hold investments for 5 years. They have an extensive network of strategic buyers in the TMT sector.

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Warner Music Group Corp. engages in the publishing and recording of music. Its services include music recording, publishing, and artist services. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Vivendi is one of the few multimedia groups in the world to operate across the entire digital value chain. It creates and publishes content for which it develops broadcast networks and distribution platforms. In a context of digital revolution and telecommunications industry change, the group capitalizes on both its employees’ expertise and its strong brands to continue to create value. Vivendi currently operates a number of companies that are leaders in content, media and telecommunications.

Suppliers
Digimarc Corporation IT Consulting & Services | Beaverton, Oregon

Digimarc Corp. engages in the provision of media identification and management solutions. It develops solutions, license intellectual property and provides development services. It also connects print, audio and packaging to brand-defined online content; protects, identifies, and tracks digital files; and confirms content and objects are genuine, unaltered, and from an authorized source. Its products include Digimarc Discover and Digimarc Barcode. The company was founded on June 18, 2008 and is headquartered in Beaverton, OR.

YOC AG Computer Software | Berlin, BE

YOC AG engages in the provision of mobile marketing, advertising, and Internet services. It operates through the following segments: Middle and East Europe and Rest of Europe. The Middle and East Europe segment includes Poland, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The Rest of Europe segment comprises of the United Kingdom, Spain, and France. The company was founded by Dirk Kraus in 2000 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Salesforce.com, Inc. Market & Policy Research | Wilmington, NC

Salesforce.com, Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. Salesforce.com offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.