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  • With Spotify, people don't get it until they try it. Then they tell their friends.

    People   Trying   Spotify  
  • This is a way for artists to communicate directly to their fans. If you think of an artist like Bruno Mars, he's using Spotify, creating playlists and listening to music through it.

    "Spotify's Daniel Ek: 'We want artists to be able to afford to create the music they want to create'" by Stuart Dredge, www.theguardian.com. December 6, 2012.
  • In general, people are comfortable sharing their music. There are two exceptions, though - Lady Gaga and Britney Spears.

    Two   People   Gaga  
  • I had two passions growing up - one was music, one was technology. I tried to play in a band for a while, but I was never talented enough to make it. And I started companies. One day came along and I decided to combine the two - and there was Spotify.

  • Put your consumers in focus, and listen to what they're actually saying, not what they tell you.

  • But right now we have an advantage of being the number one in music.

  • Spotify has paid more than two billion dollars to labels, publishers and collecting societies for distribution to songwriters and recording artists.

    Artist   Two   Dollars  
    "$2 Billion and Counting". news.spotify.com. November 11, 2014.
  • The main reason people want to pay for Spotify is really portability. People are saying, 'I want to have my music with me.'

    People   Want   Pay  
    "Spotify founder: Future of music is access, not ownership" by Brandon Griggs, www.cnn.com. July 21, 2011.
  • There are half a billion people that listen to music online and the vast majority are doing so illegally. But if we bring those people over to the legal side and Spotify, what is going to happen is we are going to double the music industry and that will lead to more artists creating great new music.

  • No one wants to wait for tracks to buffer or spend hours searching through a Web site to find their favorite song.

    Song   Track   Waiting  
  • With Twitter and other social networking tools, you can get a lot of advice from great people. I learn more from Twitter than any survey or discussion with a big company.

  • I'm not an inventor. I just want to make things better.

    Want   Inventor  
  • Ask yourself: given everything you have to do, is there a way that we can make this better?

    Way   Given   Asks  
  • Music isn't like news, where it's what happened five minutes ago or even 10 seconds ago that matters. With music, a song from the 1960s could be as relevant to someone today as the latest Ke$ha song.

    Song   News   Matter  
    "Spotify's Daniel Ek: 'We want artists to be able to afford to create the music they want to create'". Interview with Stuart Dredge, www.theguardian.com. December 6, 2012.
  • It disturbed me that the music industry had gone down the drain, even though people were listening to more music than ever and from a greater diversity of artists.

  • At Spotify, we really want you to democratically win as a musician. We want you to win because your music is the best music.

    Winning   Musician   Want  
    "Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Talks Royalties, Social and The Future". Interview with Eliot Van Buskirk, evolver.fm. February 10, 2012.
  • In order for a service to be social, you've really got to start from the ground up. The fact that almost a third of the U.S. population have even heard of Spotify is really because they've seen it on Facebook and friends have been sharing.

  • I actually bought a travel guitar, and that guitar is really cool. You can actually fold the guitar, and you can plug headphones into it, but it's acoustic, or semi-acoustic.

    "Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Talks Royalties, Social and The Future". Interview with Eliot Van Buskirk, evolver.fm. February 10, 2012.
  • We led with our conviction rather than rational, because rational said it was impossible.

  • I was deeply uncertain of who I was and who I wanted to be. I really thought I wanted to be a much cooler guy than what I was.

    Guy   Uncertain   Wanted  
  • There are millions of people who consume music illegally every month. Just getting them into a legal service will make the music industry way bigger than it's ever been before.

    People   Way   Months  
  • At the end of the day, I want the music industry to be larger than what it is today.

  • People just want to have access to all of the world's music.

    People   World   Want  
  • I was born in Sweden, and in Sweden we are known for the piracy services.

    Sweden   Born   Piracy  
  • The value of a company is the sum of the problems you solve.

    Problem   Company   Solve  
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Daniel Ek

  • Born: February 21, 1983
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur