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Spotify seeks $500M new funding; Jason Calacanis predicts Facebook takeover

The Wall Street Journal reports that Spotify “has expressed a desire” to raise $500-million in private investment, and is working with Goldman Sachs to achieve it. Meanwhile, in an unrelated analysis, past RAIN Summit keynoter Jason Calacanis predicts that Facebook will acquire Spotify. Continue Reading

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RAIN Summit West keynotes (VIDEO): Jason Calacanis and Kurt Hanson

RAIN Summit West, held April 6 in Las Vegas, featured two major “State of…” addresses. Celebrated entrepreneur Jason Calacanis presented his annual “State of Media” deep dive, comprising 132 fact-packed slides surveying the entire media landscape. Later in the day, RAIN founder Kurt Hanson delivered his State of the Industry Address, focusing on Internet radio and online audio. Continue Reading