On their latest investor day, Founder and CEO Daniel EK presented 6 bets for the future, of which 3 are unknown. In this Tech Bound episode, Tommy Walker and Kevin discuss the 3 unknown bets Spotify might pursue as part of its strategy.
They discuss the importance of infrastructure for live streaming and the potential for an incubator program to help discover new artists. They also discuss the possibility of independent artists being able to provide a Patreon equivalent on Spotify and concert streaming.
00:01:25 - The six bets for Spotify's future
00:02:45 - Live streaming
00:11:15 - An incubator program for new artists
00:16:35 - A Patreon equivalent on Spotify
00:21:45 - Concerts
00:27:15 - Data analysis and personalization in the music industry
00:32:00 - Marketing music in the digital age
00:37:00 - How Spotify could test artists for their potential