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Napster

Napster
1999 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
101-200 EMPLOYEES
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
$40M LATEST DEAL AMOUNT
Description

Provider of subscription digital music services designed to give members advertisement-free access to millions of songs. The company's services give members unlimited on-demand songs, on a laptop, Internet-connected home stereo or mobile phone, enabling users to gather and enjoy new original content including videos, playlists, reviews and radio stations anytime and anywhere.

Website
Formerly Known As
Listen.com, Rhapsody
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Other Industries
Entertainment Software
Application Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 701 5th Avenue
  • Suite 3100
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States
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Napster Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 22-Jan-2019 $40M 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Debt Refinancing 10-Jul-2018 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Debt - General 01-Mar-2015 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Debt - General 31-Mar-2014 0000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC 17-Oct-2013 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC 16-Sep-2013 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Joint Venture 01-Jan-1999 Completed Generating Revenue
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Napster Competitors (24)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Deezer Private Equity-Backed Paris, France 000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
00000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Malmö, Sweden 000 00000000000
00000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 000 00000 00000 000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 00.00 0000000000 00.00
0000000 Corporation Leesport, PA
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Napster Investments & Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 0000 24-Apr-2015 000000000000000000 Social/Platform Software 0000 00000
000000000 00000000 04-Aug-2014 000000000000000000 Entertainment Software 0000 00000000
000000000 0000 04-Aug-2014 000000000000000000 Application Software 0000 00000000
000000 06-May-2014 00000 00000 00 00.00 Movies, Music and Entertainment 00000 00000
Napster Luxemburg 26-Jan-2012 Merger/Acquisition Movies, Music and Entertainment
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Napster Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000000000 0000 Application Software San Francisco, CA 0000
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Napster Former Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Angel Investors Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Columbus Nova Technology Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
MTV Networks Corporation Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Telefónica Innovation Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0

Napster Executive Team (30)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
William Patrizio Chief Executive Officer & President
Scott Javor Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Brian Ringer Executive Vice President & General Manager of APAC Region
Jim Santanella Director of Program Management
Fabrice Cuq Director, Systems Engineering

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Napster Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
Robert Glaser RealNetworks Co-Chairman 000 0000

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