Spotify origin

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Spotify origin

meganh007
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Hey!

just wondering, does anyone know the origin of the name Spotify? it sure seems to roll off the tongue, but does anybody know why this service recieved the name?



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Hey @meganh007

 

Co-founders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon were brainstorming ideas for a name. Martin said something and then Daniel misheard it as "Spotify". They decided they liked that name.

 

The official answer from Daniel Ek can be read here:

https://www.quora.com/How-did-Spotify-get-its-name

 

 

PS: I am not ignoring your PM. I'll be replying back soon. :)

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meganh007
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That's so cool! I love hearing stories like that, about major companies and the little things that got them started. Thanks for the info!!

 

PS no worries haha



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