Shawn Fanning

Shawn Fanning3 posts
Sep 2002
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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

2001
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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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