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The past year has seen Spotify embark on a series of acquisitions to beef up its service, particularly on podcast content. Now it is the turn of SoundCloud, another European…

SoundCloud buys artist distribution platform Repost Network

SoundCloud’s Eric Wahlforss is stepping away from the music and podcast streaming platform he co-founded after more than a decade at the company, most recently in the chief product officer role.…

SoundCloud co-founder and chief product officer, Eric Wahlforss, is leaving

There’s a difference between clearing your head, and ditching your dying startup to do drugs in the desert. If your ship is sailing smoothly, a vacation full of solitary introspection…

At Burning Man while your startup burns

SoundCloud will soon collapse if investors don’t vote for a rescue funding round tomorrow. The stumbling music streaming community site had to suddenly lay off 40% of its staff last…

SoundCloud faces do-or-die vote by investors

SoundCloud co-founder Alex Ljung gave his first major public interview to me today at Tech Open Air Berlin. He batted back claims that SoundCloud is facing tough times, insisting that…

After big layoffs SoundCloud founder says its strategy is now to ‘take back control’