Testing the market - Topdeejays.comMARCH 2013
We tested the market with a simple DJ ranking service named Topdeejays.com.
With the help of our users, we've rapidly grown from a directory of a couple of thousands DJs to a massive database of more than 50.000 musicians.
Going all in - ViberateAPRIL 2015
After the success of Topdeejays.com, we decided to actively pursue the idea of digitalizing the live music industry.
We expanded the team, opened a designated Viberate office and developed a detailed project plan. To enable project monetization, we started planning the implementation of different business models.
First round of funding - $560.000APRIL 2016
In April 2016, we received our first round of funding from several domestic investors.
Viberate 1.0 launch - Analytical contentOCTOBER 2016
We launched the first version of our service on the biggest electronic music conference in the world - the Amsterdam Dance Event.
The service, that contained detailed analytical content for over 50.000 musicians, was subscription based.
Second round of funding - $440.000FEBRUARY 2017
In February 2017, we received our second round of funding from an angel investor.
Welcoming the team of blockchain expertsAPRIL 2017
To help us integrate the blockchain technology into our service, we hired a team of experts with rich domain knowledge and years of experience in the field of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
Viberate 2.0 launch - expanding to all music genresJUNE 2017
With version 2.0 we expanded to all music genres. We now have a database of over 120.000 musician profiles, containing all relevant information, including relevant analytical content, latest media feed and booking information.
Token crowdsale campaign launchJULY 2017
To prepare our service for the crowdsale, we launched the campain, including the publication of a designated website with all the relevant info for the potential contributors.
Launch of the Venue and Event profilesAUGUST 2017
Pursuing our vision to join the entire live music ecosystem in one place, we upgraded our entity database with the profiles of 40.000 music venues and 60.000 events.
All our profiles are furnished with relevant and up-to-date information, that makes the discovery and decision-making process simple, fast and efficient.