Start me up - Spotify GC Petra Hansson in profile | International (2024)

Spotify general counsel Petra Hansson has seen the music streaming company go from start-up to household name. She talks to Alex Aldridge about a memorable three years

Spotify, the online music streaming service, could be on the cusp of something big. The venture capital-backed company, valued at about $250m (£171m) in a fundraising last August, now boasts more than 7 million users, has just entered into profile-raising tie-ups with social networking sites Facebook and Twitter and is in talks about a US launch.

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