9/18/2013

Described as "the iTunes of Africa," Spinlet has surpassed all other music distribution services on the continent by being feature-phone friendly as well as targeting higher-end phones, according to founder Neil Schwartzman. The company also signs budding musical artists and gives them a distribution platform, garnering 650,000 registered users and 50,000 local artists so far. "We expect about 18 million downloads next year and 88 million by 2016," Schwartzman predicts.

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