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

Internet Software & Services
Computer Software
Entertainment

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.

Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer at Antidote Technologies Ltd.

Advisor at FEM, Inc.

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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

Investors
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Azini makes direct secondary investments in growth and development stage companies with ambitious management teams and more than USD 10 million of revenue. The firm focuses on technology and technology enabled companies. They look to build a 15% or greater shareholding through the combination of acquiring existing shares (the secondary acquisition) and investing fresh capital into the business (primary investment). Azini seeks to build a significant minority shareholding and expect to hold investments for around 3 to 5 years. They do not invest in biotech and life sciences companies.

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Arts Alliance seeks investment opportunities in high growth technology-enabled service companies in Europe. The firm works only on a handful of projects at a time. They prefer to focus our time and capital where they can make the biggest difference. The firm focuses on media & entertainment, mobile services, retail & logistics, marketing services, outsourcing and energy sectors.

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TriplePoint Capital provides debt financing services for private equity and venture capital-backed companies. The firm offers equipment leases for computers and servers, electronic test and measurement equipment, telecommunications equipment, laboratory equipment, office furniture and software. They also offer loans and growth capital loans. TriplePoint Capital offers equity capital and complementary services in the venture financing industry. The firm's wholly-owned subsidiary, TriplePoint Ventures, serves as their venture capital and direct equity investment arm.TriplePoint Ventures utilizes a multi-strategy approach to investing in high-growth companies across all stages of development. They target companies with quality management teams, great ideas, cutting edge technologies and the potential to develop and sustain differentiated value propositions and competitive advantages. TriplePoint Ventures invests alongside and in partnership with angel investors and early-stage venture capital firms in seed stage, start-up companies in which they can add value. They lead or co-lead investments in venture stage companies in which they can act as a catalyst for strategic corporate investment partners, and/or complement TriplePoint Capital's current or future debt capital investment efforts. TriplePoint Ventures focuses on investments in industries with high-growth potential including technology, life sciences, clean technology and their corresponding sub-sectors. Investments typically range from $25,000 to $5 million or more for opportunities in seed and venture stage companies. TriplePoint Ventures expects to invest and reserve capital for follow-on rounds as appropriate.

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.

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