Launched October 2007 by co-founders Ian Hogarth, Michelle You and Pete Smith, Songkick is dedicated to providing the single best concert resource online for music enthusiasts. Using web indexing technology, the company is building the world’s most comprehensive directory of live music events, aggregating ticketing information from over 25 global ticket vendors such as Ticketmaster and Tickets.com. Songkick also powers concert listings on Qloud and Songbird. The site has received funding from Index Ventures, and a select group of angels including Saul Klein, (The Accelerator Group), Alex Zubillaga (former EVP of Digital Strategy and Business Development at Warner Music Group), Jeff Clavier (Softech VC), Dan Porter (co-founder of Ticketweb), Peter Read (Music Nation), Andrew Weissman and John Borthwick (Betaworks), Stefan Glaenzer (ex-Chairman Last.fm), Daniel Miller (founder of Mute Records), Mike Heneghan (former MD Mute Records), and Y Combinator.

Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
Seed 0.015M Y Combinator Unknown
01/01/09 Series A 4.65M Index Ventures Unknown
02/01/11 Other 2M Unknown
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