Lorem, Pollen and Oyster: how Spotify’s genreless playlists are ‘driven by culture’
Playlists have become a hugely important part of the music streaming world, and many of them have a tightly-curated theme, be it a musical genre or a specific mood or activity. Not all, though. Some of Spotify's most interesting...
September 23, 2020
‘Netflix of books’ startup Oyster is shutting down
Well, we’ve seen it called the “Spotify of books” too – choose whichever all-you-can-eat comparison you prefer. Either way, ebooks subscription service Oyster is shutting down. “We believe more than ever that...
September 22, 2015
Oyster raises $14m for its Spotify-like subscription service for e-books
There is already a bustling group of startups touting themselves (or being touted) as the Spotify or Netflix of e-books – flat-fee subscription services offering unlimited access to a catalogue of digital books.
February 3, 2014