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Spotify Now Valued At $16 Billion By Investors

Spotify New $Private trades for Spotify stock are now valuing the music streamer at $16 billion, according to a new report. That's up $3 billion since June alone, and could put the company's value at $20 billion when it goes public next year.

The market for shares prior to a public listing makes it possible for early investors, employees and founders of larger private companies like Spotify and Uber to sell stock. 

Spotify is working to file its intention of a public offering with U.S. regulators before the end of this year, so they can go public in the first or second quarter of 2018, a source told Reuters.

Spotify has declined to comment.

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