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|Occupation||CEO and Founder, Spotify|
|Net worth||US$ 400 million|
He founded his first company in 1997 at the age of 14. His ventures have also included the founding of Advertigo, the advertising company acquired by TradeDoubler, and has been a part of the Nordic auction company Tradera (acquired by Ebay) and Evertigo.
On 3 October 2013, Ek was inducted into SUP46's Swedish Startup Hall of Fame.
In 2006, Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, co-founder of TradeDoubler, set up Spotify AB in Stockholm, Sweden. In October 2008, the company launched its legal music streaming service Spotify. Daniel Ek currently serves as a CEO of Spotify.
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- "Spotify Information". BBC News. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2012-04-28.
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