Tuesday, September 09, 2008

The Echo Nest Corp. Raises First Round of Venture Capital - Somerville, MA

The Echo Nest, a Somerville-based provider of music search, recommendation and interactivity technology to online music companies, announced that it has raised its first round of venture capital, which was led by Commonwealth Capital Ventures and some angel investors. Terms were not disclosed. The Echo Nest offers an online "Musical Brain," a machine learning platform that reads about music and listens to music on the web. The company is co-founded by two MIT Media Lab PhDs, Brian Whitman and Tristan Jehan. Echo Nest is a three-time National Science Foundation grant winner.


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