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Thursday, July 07, 2016

Saavn Announced as 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award Winner in Mobile

Saavn Announced as 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award Winner in Mobile

Saavn's engineering team receives the prestigious award for using MongoDB to build world's most innovative streaming application

NEW YORK, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Saavn, India's leading audio entertainment streaming platform, has won the 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award in the mobile category, recognizing the company's engineering team as one of the best in the world. Run by the American database company MongoDB, the Innovation Awards annually recognize organizations creating world's most groundbreaking data-driven applications. Past award recipients include Facebook, LinkedIn, Genentech, and eBay.

Saavn's engineering team constantly pushes the barriers in software development to provide listeners around the world with the best possible experience.

"We are honored to be one of such an accomplished group of companies honored by MongoDB," said Sriranjan Manjunath, Saavn's CTO. "Saavn has seen enormous growth over the past year and MongoDB's NoSQL model has enabled us to provide the best possible experience to each of our users. Like Facebook's investment in big data, we have focused our resources on designing backend systems to support our hundreds of millions of users and are glad to see this investment pay off and our efforts recognized by the industry."

The award was presented to the company in a ceremony at MongoDB's annual conference, MongoDB World, in New York City.

About Saavn

Saavn is India's leading digital music streaming service, transforming how people around the world access and experience music on a daily basis. With a unique combination of Internet radio and on-demand music streaming, as well as proprietary social features like music tagging and music chat, Saavn delivers one of the richest media experiences available on mobile and Web today.

In 2016, Saavn expanded its content offering into Saavn Original Programming, a slate of original, non-music audio programs that range from comedy and storytelling to mythology and cricket. Saavn is currently accessed in 196 countries and offers 20 million+ tracks in 13 languages: Hindi, English (India only), Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani and Urdu. The company has 900+ label partnerships and growing, including T-Series, Tips, YRF, Saregama, Eros, Universal, Sony, and Warner Music.

Saavn was founded in 2007, and has offices in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, New York, and California. For more information, visit or

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