Facebook ‘BandPage’ Creator RootMusic Raises $16 Million

RootMusic, the company behind BandPage, a platform that helps musicians make the most of their Facebook presence, has raised a Series B round of funding to the tune of $16 million after raising $2.3 million earlier this year.

The financing round was led by GGV Capital with new investor Northgate Capital and existing backer Mohr Davidow Ventures participating.

Since its launch – which was less than a year and a half ago – BandPage has grown to over 30 million monthly active users, making it the 6th largest overall app according to AppData.

Roughly 250,000 bands from all over the globe use BandPage to enhance their Facebook presence, as do artists such as Rihanna, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver and Kanye West.