• Apple Acquires Music Analytics Startup Asaii to Boost Relationships With Artists

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Apple has acquired a small startup that could help the company deepen relationships with artists ready to hit the charts.
    The tech giant acquired the startup, called Asaii, at some point in the last several weeks, Axios is reporting , citing sources. It's unknown how much Apple paid for the startup, but one Axios source said the purchase price was likely less than $100 million. LinkedIn profiles of former Asaii employees have also been changed to working for Apple, further bolstering the claim.
    Asaii's business centered on music analysts and was designed for music labels and artist...
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  • Apple reportedly buys Asaii, a music talent-spotting analytics company

    Apple reportedly buys Asaii, a music talent-spotting analytics company

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    Roughly once a month, Apple quietly purchases a small company - or just hires its key employees - to add some new twist or features to its existing capabilities. Now the company has reportedly acquired Asaii, a two-year-old music analytics company that claimed to be able to spot upcoming hit artists 10 weeks before they chart. Asaii...
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  • Apple reportedly buys music platform “able to find the next Justin Bieber”

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    Asaii offers an AI-based product that allows music labels to discover and track artists that post their songs to social media and sites such as YouTube.
    The iPhone giant has reportedly acquired music analytics startup Asaii, says Axios. The small company offers an AI-based product that allows music labels to discover and track artists that post their songs to social media and sites such as YouTube. On their website, Asaii boasts: “No more manual grunt work. Our machine learning-powered algorithms find artists 10 weeks before they chart. Be ahead of the game.”
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