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TubeRadio
Location: 12 Defoe Road, London, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Founded in: 2009
Stage: Post-launch
Number of employees: 1-5
Short URL: vator.co/tuberadio
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TubeRadio

Find, organise and listen to music videos on the web, with magic fairy dust
Startup/business
London, United Kingdom United Kingdom
http://www.TubeRadio.fm
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Company description
TubeRadio.fm is a web application that looks and feels like a music player where users can quickly find, listen to, and build playlists of their favorite artists' music, powered by the world's largest online music library. TubeRadio makes it easy to find songs, official music videos, live performances, bootlegs, rare recordings, in other words any of the millions of videos available on YouTube, all for free and with nothing to install.
Team
  • Rogerio Mota
    Rogerio Mota | Team member
    Co-founder and Visual Feng Shui Chef of TubeRadio. We started the site in June 2009, launched end of September of the same year, enjoying the ride. 
Business model

- Sales (album sales via Amazon and 7digital)

- Ad revenue (PPC)

 

Future models to come (ringtone & single track sales, featured artists, advertising skin)

Competitive advantage

- Nothing to install

- Totally web-based

- Quicker than actually searching on YouTube for videos

- Automated way of creating playlists (via the discography search - we combine last.fm data with youtube to find a video for every track of an album the user selected)

- Besides the videos, the user is also give then relevant lyrics, artist biography, and similar artists

- The entire site can be operated without interrupting the music listening