Shawn Fanning

Shawn Fanning3 posts
Sep 2002

Founds Snocap

Conway and Fanning create the database provider to allow music producers to license their content online. Conway provides $10 million. Fanning:

We’re trying to create this platform to allow the market to really explode, both in terms of content and new business models


Invests in Napster

Conway invests in Napster via SV Angel and the Angel Funds. Conway says that Napster creator Fanning was at a party at his house surrounded by fans, while Brin and Page were still relatively unknown:

I’m going to go talk to the two wallflowers over there, Larry and Sergey

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