Earbits

Free online radio

HEADQUARTER Santa Monica, CA

COMPANY SIZE Between 5 and 10

# OF ENGINEERS Less than 5

FUNDING $1M - $2M

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

What do we do?

Earbits is a Y Combinator company, founded by musicians who saw the urgent need to disrupt the broken music industry. By combining a free streaming music with an Adwords business model bands and labels are able to bid per-song for airtime and use the consumer exposure to market their music and live events. Over 13,000 artists and labels are on Earbits, including countless Grammy winning and Platinum-certified artists. Earbits is available on the web, Android and iPhone.

Technical challenges

We are streaming 2 million song a month. As our user base grow we will need to scale the platform.

Why join us?

1. The music industry is broken. It's time to fix it.
2. Earbits has proven its model and the team's ability to execute.

Our press coverage

http://thenextweb.com/apps/2013/02/28/groovy-baby-earbits-social-currency-lets-indie-music-fans-unlock-on-demand-streaming-features/

http://techcrunch.com/2011/06/17/earbits-snags-605k-from-y-combinator-charles-river-ventures-and-others/

Our Founders

Yotam Rosenbaum

SVP of Operations  

Our tech stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Android
  • iOS
  • MongoDB
  • Scala
  • iOS/Swift

Our investors

  • CRV
  • Start Fund
  • Y Combinator