• Simfy raises €10m for its "German Spotify' – guns international expansion

    Simfy, the so-called German Spotify, has raised an additional €10m from existing investors, including Earlybird, NRW Bank, Dumont Venture and Klaus Wecken. That brings its funding to date to €18 million. The new funds will be used to consolidate its leading position in German-speaking countries – the music streaming service operates in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – as well… Read More

  • Simfy, the-German-Spotify, gets on-deck with O2

    Simfy, the so-called German Spotify, has struck a strategic partnership with O2 Germany (Telefónica). In a similar arrangement to Aspiro-owned WiMP’s recent on-deck deal with telco Telenor in Scandinavia, the simfy music streaming service will be pre-installed on handsets sold through O2 and integrated into its app store, web site and retail points of sale. Read More

  • Simfy, the Spotify-of-Germany, partners with social network StudiVZ

    Simfy, a sort of German equivalent to Spotify, has signed an exclusive partnership with VZ networks, Germany’s largest social network and operator of the so-called Facebook clone StudiVZ. The deal will see VZ’s 16 million users being given access to simfy’s ad-supported and free on-demand music streaming service, which comprises a catalog of more than 6.2 million songs. Read More