We are Hunted


Twitter Music might be dead, but what happened to the Aussies who helped build it?

3:18PM | Monday, 24 March 2014 |  The fat lady sung for Twitter’s music app when it was announced last week it was being pulled from the iTunes App store. But what happened to We Are Hunted, the Aussie music startup that was acquired to help develop the app?

Google’s new music service could spell start-up acquisitions

5:36PM | Thursday, 16 May 2013 |  Google has unveiled a music streaming service dubbed All Access, suggesting there could be start-up acquisitions on the horizon as Google seeks to compete with Spotify, Apple and Twitter.

We Are Hunted confirms sale to Twitter

4:27PM | Monday, 15 April 2013 |  We Are Hunted, the Brisbane-based music sharing start-up, has confirmed that it has been acquired by Twitter, with the microblogging site set to launch its own music app.

Twitter reportedly buys Aussie start-up We Are Hunted to build Twitter Music service

3:48PM | Thursday, 28 March 2013 |  Twitter is understood to have acquired We Are Hunted, the Australian-founded music discovery start-up, in order to build a major new standalone app called Twitter Music.

Spotify banks on “freemium” model following Australian launch

5:26PM | Tuesday, 22 May 2012 |  The local head of digital music service Spotify, which launched in Australia today, claims the company’s “freemium” model enables it to appeal to younger, cash-strapped consumers.

Spotify primed for Australian launch

3:56PM | Thursday, 15 March 2012 |  Music-streaming service Spotify is set to make an announcement next week on its Australian launch, having already appointed its first local employee and partnering with a Brisbane start-up.

Skype co-founder Janus Friis launches latest venture in Australia

1:27PM | Monday, 23 January 2012 |  Skype co-founder Janus Friis has celebrated the Australian launch of his latest venture, a music streaming service known as Rdio, joining the likes of Spotify and We Are Hunted in the online music space.

Sun starts to shine on Brisbane start-ups

1:49PM | Monday, 16 January 2012 |  While Queensland is first and foremost a tourist destination, Brisbane is home to a buzzing start-up scene, with a strong IT focus. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Spotify partners with Brisbane start-up We Are Hunted

12:05PM | Wednesday, 7 December 2011 |  Brisbane start-up We Are Hunted has struck a partnership deal with online music giant Spotify that will see its technology rolled out on a global basis.