A former streaming industry exec and an AI specialist walk into a bar, they leave starting an AI company for the music industry.
That’s not exactly how Singapore-based startup Musiio was formed, but it’s close enough and the outcome is the same.
Co-founders Hazel Savage, formerly of Pandora and Shazam, and Swedish data scientist Aron Pettersson connected at Entrepreneur First in Singapore. The program began in London as a way to help likeminded tech connect with the potential to start projects, so it does mirror the serendipity of meeting new friends in a bar.
“We’d probably never have met each other if we hadn’t gone to EF,” Savage told TechCrunch in an interview.
Brit Savage was looking for new ideas after work brought her and her husband to Singapore, and after…