Saavn appoints ex-Google exec, reveals user numbers

Murray Stassen

Saavn, one of the first streaming services in India, has revealed that it is hiring ex-Google India executive Mahesh Narayanan as its COO.

The four-year-old service has also revealed that it now has 11 million monthly active users and is approaching 200 million streams each month.

The start-up reported to have 10.5m users in 2013, prior to Facebook altering its social algorithms to decrease virality.

Speaking to TechCrunch, Saavn CEO and co-founder Rishi Malhotra said: “[Those figures] were [released] almost before companies knew ...

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