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SoundShare.fm

We are an online music discovery and sharing service. Our unique business model is simply put: share music and get rewarded for it.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Edwardsville, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Website soundshare.fm

Company Summary

Users log in to discover music. They can listen to any album for free for 5 days. They can share an album online and if any of their friends click on the link and purchase the album, the sharer gets 1 point. If they get 3 points they get a free album. We take 10% of all album sales revenues, and artists get 90% - one of the highest returns to artists in the industry.

Team

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    Sean Patterson
    President & CEO

    Sean Patterson has several years of experience in the web design/development field. He has worked in environments ranging from small business (1-5 employees) to medium (6-50 employees) to large (800+ employees). He specializes in usability and user interface and is in full charge of the user interface and usability of SoundShare.fm applications.

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    Bhart Lal
    Developer

    Bhart is a PHP specialist with strong knowledge in JavaScript and HTML5. He has made some incredible programs in the past and is instrumental in tying our user interface into the planning and execution of the code. He has previously worked for Tunezy, another music start-up based out of Toronto, so his knowledge in the music industry is incredibly valuable.

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    Kyle Schwarzkopf
    Co-Founder / Director of Artist & Label Relations

    Kyle Scharzkopf is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a major in English studies. He has several years’ worth of experience in the music industry as an artist in a variety of bands. Because of this he is invaluable due to his insight into what our artists truly need from our service. Kyle has many artist and studio contacts and leads us in building our artist uploads.

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    Craig Reed Williams
    Marketing Director

    Craig Williams is an incredibly creative mind who has been involved in the music scene for years. He has great experience in marketing including the successful promotion and building of his own business. He has many print contacts and a great way with words that helps in his marketing verbiage. Craig has shown incredible creativity that helps us in our print, online, and video marketing strategies.

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    Greg Blome
    CFO

    Greg is at the heart of our business and financial planning as CFO. He has completed his Masters in Accounting at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville which included scholarship support and being on the Dean's List. He has human resources work experience as well as tax preparation experience.

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    Pardeep Kumar
    Developer

    Pardeep is in charge of all back end and front end development. He is also in charge of the integrations for SoundShare.fm with Facebook Open Graph and Amazon Web Services. He has demonstrated knowledge and experience in both.

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    Timothy Dunn
    Lead Developer

    Timothy is a St. Louis based developer with a Bachelors degree in Information Systems Technology. He has over 7 years of hands on work within the field of development for small, medium, and large companies. He handles most back-end work as well as the front-end development.

Advisors

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    Patrick Watts
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Greg Blome
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed