As the news breaks that Spotify may be buying SoundCloud, Bas Grasmayer examines the wider trend of consolidation in the music streaming space.
- A boost to Spotify’s user acquisition & conversion
- A unique catalogue, if Spotify can sort out the licensing - perhaps with the help of Dubset
- Resolution in TIDAL’s case, perhaps through an acquisition, some extra cash from current investors, or closure
- Soundcloud to be acquired, but by whom remains the question
- Spotify to file for IPO
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