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App developer Shazam gets $40M backing from Carlos Slim

Monday, July 8, 2013 | More »

Smartphone app developer Shazam has found an unlikely ally in the form of Carlos Slim, one of the world’s richest men, who is investing $40 million to back the development of the start-up best known for helping music fans identify catchy songs. The move is surprising for 73-year-old Slim, who ...


Digital music service Saavn ties up with Shazam to expand global reach

Saavn (South Asian Audio Video Network), a US-based Indian digital music service, has inked an exclusive partnership with London-headquartered Shazam Entertainment Ltd, a global media engagement company offering music/media apps and enabling users to discover, explore, buy and share music, TV shows...

3 April, 2013 | More »

Shazam Raises $32 Million To Expand Music, TV Services

Shazam, whose technology lets people use their cell phones to learn the names of catchy songs, has raised $32 million in funding to bolster expansion plans and move the company closer to a potential public stock offering. The new funding, led by venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & B...

23 June, 2011 | More »