Songza Closes Funding Round, Adds Mobile Apps
(UPDATED) Songza has launched what the company says is the only free mobile apps that create personalized and sharable music collections in the cloud. Songza also announced the close of a seven figure financing round led by Deep Fork Capital and other investors that had backed AmieStreet, the team's prior venture. Geoff Judge, co-founder of 24/7 Real Media, also participated in the new financing and joins Songza's Board of Directors.
Songza features over 75,000 playlists created by fans, music experts, celebrities, artists and record labels. Fans can create a playlist on the Songza.com website and share it choosing from a library of over 14.5 million songs. Songza is free of audio advertisements and has no monthly listening limits.
Songza App Key Features:
- Social music discovery – Log into Songza with your Facebook account to serendipitously discover new playlists that your friends are listening to or creating, and to view your friends' music collections.
- Expert-curated discovery – Easily access the perfect playlist organized by a wide range of activities, genres, moods, decades and culture. For example, the activities category helps you find the perfect soundtrack for everything from hosting a dinner party, to coding software, to barbequing.
- Cloud-based music collection – Save your favorite playlists to your personal music collection. Collections can be shared with friends, organized by era, activity, mood, genre or any other categorization and accessed from anywhere.