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We’re Making Some Changes…

Rishi Malhotra, CEO & Co-Founder

Press Releases · Jul 21, ’16

Kabali sets Saavn Charts on Fire

Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kabali music album has generated a staggering 3 Million streams on Saavn, India’s leading music streaming app, and the number is only increasing by the minute. With this, Kabali has become the highest streamed Tamil album in its month of release. The Kabali mania has gripped the world beyond comprehension. The album, composed…

Press Releases · Jul 7, ’16

Saavn Announced as 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award Winner in Mobile

Saavn, India’s leading audio entertainment streaming platform, has won the 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award in the mobile category, recognizing the company’s engineering team as one of the best in the world. Run by the American database company MongoDB, the Innovation Awards annually recognize organizations creating world’s most groundbreaking data-driven applications. Past award recipients include Facebook,…

Press Releases · Jun 17, ’16

The Beatles Make Indian Streaming Service Debut on Saavn

Saavn, India’s leading audio streaming service, today announced the exclusive release of The Beatles’ catalogue of 13 remastered U.K. studio albums and six essential collections, making the music of the legendary English rock band available for streaming for the first time on an Indian platform. The Beatles’ music first became available through streaming services to…

Press Releases · Jun 15, ’16

Music Industry Powerhouse Guy Oseary Joins Saavn as Investor and Partner

Saavn, India’s leading entertainment streaming service, today announced that Guy Oseary, the legendary record executive, investor, talent manager, and CEO of Maverick, will join the company as a partner and investor. Oseary’s career in the entertainment industry spans decades of achievement. At Maverick Records, he led the label to sales of over 100 million records,…

Press Releases · Apr 27, ’16

Saavn and VIVA Bahrain Partner to Launch Comprehensive Streaming Music Offering

Saavn, India’s premier audio streaming service, today announced its first strategic partnership in the Middle East with VIVA Bahrain, the country’s leading telecom operator and a subsidiary of the Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC), to bring Saavn Pro to South Asian audiences in Bahrain. Saavn Pro, the company’s subscription offering, gives users access to unlimited, high-quality…

Press Releases · Apr 5, ’16

Saavn Launches Original Programming To Grow From Music Service to Entertainment Platform

Saavn, India’s leading music streaming service, today announced the launch of Saavn Original Programming, a new initiative that will expand Saavn’s repertoire of content to include a cutting-edge collection of original, long-form audio programs for its worldwide user base. The slate of shows, including two original series by renowned journalist and radio icon Neelesh Misra,…

Global Leadership: How We Manage 3 Time Zones to Deliver an Industry-Leading Company

Music & Culture · Mar 26, ’16 · Rishi Malhotra, CEO & Co-Founder

VCCircle today published excerpts of an email interview with me and other executives from Indian businesses. I am sharing my full answers here, for a more balanced perspective on running a cross-continental business, which, ultimately, works to Saavn’s advantage. 1. Even as we live in a connected world, how easy or difficult is to manage…

Press Releases · Mar 22, ’16

Maruti Suzuki, Saavn, and Razorfish Partner to Launch “Road Tripping,” India’s First Fully-Branded Streaming Radio Station

Razorfish, India’s leading digital agency, and Saavn, India’s leading music streaming service, today announced India’s first brand-dedicated streaming radio station on Saavn, in partnership with the country’s largest automobile company, Maruti Suzuki India, Ltd. The new station, “Road Tripping,” is available for streaming globally on Saavn’s app and features popular hits from Bollywood and Indie…

Press Releases · Mar 16, ’16

Mozido and Saavn Partner to Bring Mobile Payments to India’s Largest Music Streaming Audience

Saavn, India’s leading music streaming service, announced today a multi-year agreement with U.S.-based mobile payments company Mozido. The partnership will leverage Mozido’s mobile wallet and engagement platform to streamline payments, rewards, financial services, and offers for Saavn’s 18 million listeners. The companies plan to introduce the wallet later this year. Under the agreement, Mozido will…