Chris Barton, founder of Shazam: $400 million sale to Apple

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Chris Barton, founder of Shazam: $400 million sale to Apple

Chris Barton is a founder and ex-CEO of Shazam, one of the most iconic and loved apps that has ever been built. Shazam amassed over a billion downloads and was acquired by Apple in 2017 for $400 million. 


On this episode of the Startup Exits Podcast, we chat with Chris about:

• Is it bad to start a business with friends? 

• Should founders be secretive about their idea? 

• Fundraising strategies for startups. 

• Running a startup in a financial crisis. 

• Entrepreneurial perseverance. 

• Tech predictions for the next decade. 

• How Apple acquired Shazam. Startup exit strategy.


Full episode with transcription can be found here


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