Groupon files for its own $750m IPO
Pandora's IPO details got rather lost in the tech world's excitement around the IPO of daily deals firm Groupon yesterday. The company has filed for an IPO to raise $750 million, with documents that reveal the sheer scale...
June 3, 2011
Pandora raising $141.6m in IPO with $1.3bn potential valuation
Pandora has revealed that it will be pricing its stock at between $7 and $9 per share in its upcoming Initial Public Offering (IPO), valuing the company at up to $1.3 billion if things go well. The company is aiming to raise...
June 3, 2011
Pandora now has 34m active users, but losses have increased
As it gears up for its IPO, Pandora has published more statistics on its recent growth in an SEC filing. The company generated revenues of $51 million in Q1 this year, up 131% from a year ago. However, its losses for the...
May 27, 2011
UMG’s Rob Wells not such a big fan of Pandora
Universal Music Group's digital boss Rob Wells was on stage at Music Matters in Singapore earlier today for a discussion about cloud music, but it's his comments on Pandora that may cause a stir. "I don't like Pandora, they...
May 26, 2011
Plizy is the latest social video recommendations app
Startup Plizy has released its iPad app, which lets people sign in to their Facebook and Twitter accounts, then watch the videos that their friends have been linking to...
May 20, 2011
Pandora gets into comedy with 10,000 sketches
US personal radio service Pandora is moving beyond music to comedy. It has announced a new feature: 'personalised comedy stations' based on genre and comedian
May 4, 2011
10bn ‘thumbs’ for Pandora as it signs big BMW deal
US personal radio service Pandora has announced that its users have now generated 10 billion 'thumbs' since its launch. That's thumbs up and thumbs down ratings for songs, of course...
May 3, 2011
Should Google buy Pandora? CNET thinks so…
As Google's cloud negotiations with labels reportedly head for deadlock, CNET's Greg Sandoval has a fresh idea: perhaps Google should buy Pandora. "The online radio service has the kind of brand recognition and audience (80...
April 20, 2011
Pandora still under fire for sharing its mobile users’ data
Pandora announced last week that it's been asked by a federal grand jury to provide details of what user data it pulls from handsets, for its own use but also for sharing with advertisers. Now security company Veracode has...
April 8, 2011
Pandora reveals details of app privacy investigation
Music service Pandora has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury as part of an investigation into how apps share information on their users. The company revealed the news itself in an SEC filing...
April 5, 2011
More info from that Pandora IPO filing
Late on Friday we sent out an alert on Pandora filing for its IPO, including details of revenues and other costs. Since then, various sites have been digging into the document.
February 14, 2011