Spotify confirms India launch soon, calls it a 'big market'
17 March, 2018, 01:51 | Author: Shannon Newton
Chief executive officer Daniel Ek said Spotify had chosen this route because "going public has not been about the pomp and circumstance of it all".
However, Ek has not specified any date as to when Spotify plans to come to India.
Last week, we also learned that Spotify reportedly opened its office in Mumbai, India, which was a more than a subtle hint it might soon start offering localized content. As per its public offering filings, Spotify had a total of 308 employees in India and 20 other countries including Brazil, Turkey, Belgium, Singapore, Australia and Spain towards the end of 2017.
There was an earlier report stating that Akshat Harbola has been hired to lead operations of the company in India.
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At the investor event Thursday, Spotify execs talked up its global scale, brand awareness, algorithmic music curation and tools provided for music creators to connect with fans.
Launched in 2008, Spotify now boasts a paid subscriber base of 71 Mn, spread across most of Europe, North and South Americas, Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia.
He went on to explain that "the traditional model for taking a public company isn't good for us" because he believes that it causes companies to focus on short-term goals. Spotify commands about 42 percent of the market, with 71 million paying members and 159 million people who use the service at least once a month, the company said.
Spotify said subscriber growth gave the company a clear path to profitability as revenue grew 39% to €4.09bn ($5.03bn, £3.61bn) in 2017 from €2.95bn ($3.63bn, £2.6bn) in 2016.
Spotify has officially launched its service in South Africa.
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