Songza has quietly become one of the most-used streaming music services in Canada. With more than a million subscribers, it, more than any other service, is introducing Canadian music fans to the benefits of streaming–and that’s a good thing for all the players in this space.
Forbes has an interview wtih CEP Elias Roman.
There are a lot of great music services out there today including Pandora, Spotify, and the grand daddy iTunes which just launched its own radio service this week. I recently asked Songza CEO, Elias Roman, some questions about the service and how he thinks it can compete:
What is Songza?
Songza predicts what you’re doing or feeling, then serves an expertly-curated playlist to make it better. With the internet’s tens of millions of songs always one click away, Songza answers the question “which one is right for right now?”
Songza serves over 4.7 million users per month and our team of 50 music experts (comprised of journalists, critics, DJs, ethnomusicologists and musicians) deliver more than 70,000,000 minutes of lifestyle-enhancement to our users every day. Songza was named to Apple AAPL -1.13%’s App Store Best of 2012, Fast Company’s 2013 Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Music and Time’s 50 Best Android Apps of 2013.
@GeeksandBeats YES. everyday! Even the kids have favorites!!!
— Roberto Padron (@RobertoAPadron) September 14, 2013