Beatport shuts San Francisco office, lays off staff

RHIAN JONES

EDM download site Beatport has shut down its San Francisco office and laid off a number of engineering staff.

Six engineers in San Francisco and as many as 20 in Beatport’s Denver headquarters are said to have been let go last week.

The move is part of a restructuring following parent company SFX Entertainment’s recent IPO. SFX bought Beatport in February for what was said to be upwards of $50 million.

Discussing the changes, Beatport said: “With the ...

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