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Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

The company has developed patent pending technology in audio pattern recognition, which will be 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.

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Elevator Pitch
Shazam provides mobile operators with a complete managed music service. Shazam's lead product is music recognition, which is the precursor to any other interaction with music from a mobile phone, be it identifying a song the user doesn't know or bookmarking and interacting with a song that the user does know.

Contact Information

Charles House, 4th Floor, Block F
375 High Street Kensington
London  W14 8QH
United Kingdom
44 (020) 7471 3440
+44 (0)20 7851 9321
Chris Barton
44 (020) 7471 3440

Company Facts
Founded:Jan 2000
Founders:Chris Barton, Avery Wang, Dhiraj Mukherjee, Philip Inghelbrecht
CEO:Andrew Fisher
CTO or technical lead:Avery Wang
CFO or finance director:Keith Lovell
Head of Sales:Jonathan Symons
Head of Marketing:Beatrice Farina

Funding raised:Yes
Funding sought:Yes
Seeking Partnerships:Yes

Non-executive Board Members

  • Ajay Chowdhury, Managing Partner, IDG Ventures Europe
  • Kenneth Ibbett, Partner, Lynx New Media Ventures
  • Simon Murdoch, Independant, Founder of Amazon UK
  • Nenad Marovac, DN Capital

    Key Customers

  • Vodafone UK & Germany
  • Orange UK
  • T-Mobile UK
  • O2 UK
  • Virgin Mobile UK

    Key Business Partners

  • Amazon UK
  • Warner Music

    Key Competitors

    Capital Raised
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