WHY WE INVESTED: Social networking has led to the creation of new distribution platforms, and innovative companies are leveraging connections between consumers and their interests to drive new forms of commerce. iLike uses these social connections to create an “artist-fan” graph that enables innovative interest-based music discovery and commerce.
Hadi Partovi, Ali Partovi
San Francisco, CA
Khosla Ventures, Pilot Group, Ticketmaster
iLike is a social music discovery service and the dominant music application on the Facebook and Google platforms. By leveraging its “artist-fan graph” and a vast database of connections between consumers and their favorite artists, iLike helps artists reach their fans and cultivate the viral spread of their music.