|Founded||January 2008in Brussels, Belgium|
Alexandre Saboundjian (Founder and Chief Executive Officer)|
Thierry Ascarez (Vice President of Business Development)
|Alexa rank||11px 1,416 (March 2015[update])|
|Advertising||Banner ads, Audio ads|
|Registration||Free (required to save stations)|
Radionomy is a free global service that allows users to create their own radio online. The platform provides its members with the tools to distribute, promote and monetize their radio free.
The company, founded in September 2007 has been set up by four Belgian entrepreneurs: Alexandre Saboundjian Gilles Bindels, Cedric van Kan and Yves Baudechon. It was launched to the public on April 2008.
The name of Radionomy is a contraction of two words: radio + autonomy. Radionomy allows users to create their own online radio or listen to online radio, all created and programmed by users. Through a platform called RMO, they can choose music, chronic and radio jingles or they wish to broadcast their radio. They can add their own musical pieces, jingles their own, their own audio content. Moreover, it is possible to make live broadcasts.
Radionomy supports the costs of streaming and payment of royalties through the SABAM. The Company finances its service by broadcasting a maximum of four minutes per hour of advertising on radio created.
Radionomy is a small Belgian based in Brussels, founded in September 2007 by four Belgian entrepreneurs: Alexandre Saboundjian Gilles Bindels, Cedric van Kan and Yves Baudechon.
In late February 2008, the alpha version of the Radio Manager is broadcast from a community of beta testers selected based on their radio project. This is the beginning of the beta test.
On 17 April 2008 the Radionomy site opens to the Belgian and French public, allowing visitors to listen to Internet radio stations created on the platform.
On 17 June 2008, Radionomy has released its beta.
In 2010, after several beta waves, live function is incorporated into all web radios, whatever the creation date and the number of radio listeners.
February 15, 2011, opening of the feature "Play the radio" allowing all producers radios can have a website pre-designed.
In March 2011, the launch of the advertising Adionomy that allows advertisers to broadcast their advertising on the web radios targeting listeners.
On 30 May 2011, Radionomy arrives in the capital Hotmixradio.
June 28, 2012, Radionomy announces the signing of an agreement with the US Digital governed TargetSpot.
August 29, 2012, launching Adionomy board, new governance in the world of digital radio in France.
On 5 September 2012, Radionomy announces the installation of its US headquarters in San Francisco.
On 18 September 2012, Radionomy launched G2, the new version of the platform. This includes updating the site radionomy.com, Radio Manager on line which was until a software to download. Now the Radio Manager becomes the RMO and is an online platform. A Facebook application has also emerged, as well as iPhone and iPad.
In late October, 2012, Alexander Saboundjian CEO of Radionomy became manager of Hotmixradio instead of its founder Olivier Riou.
On 18 September 2013, Radionomy won the award "International Excellence in Online Audio" awarded at the RAIN Summit in Orlando, Florida.
On December 16, 2013, Radionomy acquired U.S.-based advertising TargetSpot.
On 17 January 2014, Radionomy formalizes the acquisition of Winamp and SHOUTcast from AOL. However, TechCrunch has reported that the sale of Winamp and Shoutcast is worth between $5 and $10 million, with AOL taking a 12% stake (a financial, not strategic, investment) in Radionomy in the process.
- "Pandora.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-03-31.
- Radionomy a organisé une conférence de presse dans la Tour Eiffel à Paris (archive)
- Lunden, Ingrid (1 January 2014). "AOL Sells Winamp And Shoutcast Music Services To Online Radio Aggregator Radionomy". TechCrunch (AOL).
- "Winamp lives on after acquisition by Radionomy". The Verge. Retrieved 14 January 2014.
- Lunden, Ingrid. "AOL Sells Winamp And Shoutcast For $5-10M To Radionomy, Takes 12% Stake In Belgian Digital Audio Startup". techcrunch.com. TechCrunch. Retrieved 14 January 2014.