Here’s an ambition: “Take the internet, find everything related to music, shove it inside Spotify, and put a play button on it.” This is the goal of startup according to Its creator Peter Watts took home a $10k prize from Spotify’s Music Apps Hack Weekend earlier this week, after being judged to have made the most innovative app. “Swarm augments your music collection with activity from your friends (liking bands, listening, posting songs) and activity from artists you like (new releases, status updates), to keep you up to date with your `music universe’,” says Watts. “It also finds similarities between friends and can generate playlists based on artists, interests and brands you have in common.” is also one of the finalists in the SXSW Accelerator contest (Bulletin, 6-Feb-12).

EarPods and phone

Tools: platforms to help you reach new audiences

Tools: Kaiber

In the year or so since its launch, AI startup Kaiber has been making waves,…

Read all Tools >>

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *