Napster

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Imagine a company dedicated to bringing music to the people, whenever they want it, wherever they are, on any device. Come work for us and make it happen. Are you hungry, do you want to grow, and want the ability to impact millions in how they listen to music every day in every way?

We have start-up feel with the security of a strong revenue stream. With more than one million subscribers and over 16 million songs on more than 100+ consumer electronic products, Rhapsody is the #1 premium subscription music service and leading the digital music service revolution in the US (and soon globally). We make it possible for fans to listen to any song, anytime and anywhere. Our team of renowned editors help guide members through Rhapsody's catalog spanning 600 genres with original features and content, including videos, playlists, reviews and radio stations for effortless listening and discovery. Rhapsody was voted one of Washington’s top 100 companies to work for in 2012 by Seattle Business Magazine and we understand that people are our biggest asset.

TypePrivate
Founded2001
HQSeattle, WA, US
Websiteus.napster.com

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)104(+6%)
Job Openings6
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Napster

Bill Patrizio

Bill Patrizio

President & Chief Executive Officer
Matt Eccles

Matt Eccles

Senior Vice President General Counsel
Scott Javor

Scott Javor

Senior Vice President Chief Financial Officer
Tom Andrus

Tom Andrus

Director
Gabriela Junkin

Gabriela Junkin

Vice President North America
Dan Charlson

Dan Charlson

Vice President International
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Napster Office Locations

Napster has offices in Seattle, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo and in 2 other locations
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
701 5th Ave #3100
New York, NY, US
135 W 20th St #401
San Francisco, CA, US
90 New Montgomery St #250, San Francisco
São Paulo, BR
74 R. Samuel Morse
Paris, FR
8 Rue du Caire
München, DE
Viktualienmarkt 8
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Napster Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2001

Napster total Funding

$10 m

Napster latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Napster investors

Napster's latest funding round in May 2015 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Napster has raised $10 m
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Human Capital Metrics

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Napster Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Napster Online and Social Media Presence

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Napster News and Updates

Napster Conditioned Us To Expect Free Content And Now We’re Paying The Price

In 1999, Napster set a high bar for free online content, and this standard has persisted through 2020. Free content, however, comes with a price, and the resulting ad-based revenue model attached to platforms like Facebook and Twitter has compromised our right to privacy.

Silicon Valley investing legend Ron Conway on the lessons learned from Napster

The noted “super angel” and philanthropist shared his thoughts during a panel at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference.

Tech.eu Podcast #184: New Fairphone, Napster bought by European startup, and we talk to CEO of Coursera and Sherry Coutu of Digital Boost

This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech from the past week, including the deals and rumours involving The Hut Group, Auto 1, and Delivery Hero, as well as the new device from Fairphone and the brand value of Napster. Also check out an interview with Jeff Maggioncalda, C…

UK immersive music startup MelodyVR acquires Napster from RealNetworks for $70M

Napster, the pioneering digital music brand from way back when, is changing hands once more. Today, a UK startup called MelodyVR, which creates immersive live music experiences that you watch either through VR headsets or phones, announced that it has acquired Rhapsody International — the company th…

Virtual live music business Melody VR buys Napster in $70m deal

Virtual live music business Melody VR said today it has bought music streaming business Napster in a $70m (£53.8m) deal. The post Virtual live music business Melody VR buys Napster in $70m deal appeared first on CityAM.

MelodyVR Announces Groundbreaking Agreement to Acquire Music Subscription Service Napster

The move will establish the world’s first entertainment platform that spans immersive live performances and recorded music streaming The move will establish the world’s first entertainment platform that spans immersive live performances and recorded music streaming
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Napster Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Napster founded?

    Napster was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Napster key executives?

    Napster's key executives are Bill Patrizio, Matt Eccles and Scott Javor.

  • How many employees does Napster have?

    Napster has 104 employees.

  • Who are Napster competitors?

    Competitors of Napster include SoundCloud, Harvard Broadcasting and SPH Radio.

  • Where is Napster headquarters?

    Napster headquarters is located at 701 5th Ave #3100, Seattle.

  • Where are Napster offices?

    Napster has offices in Seattle, New York, San Francisco, São Paulo and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Napster have?

    Napster has 6 offices.