Soundwave plans to surf the big data crest, with thumbs-up from Wozniak

First, Dublin-based social music-discovery platform Soundwave caught the attention of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (Woz), and now the digital venture’s next big plan is to monetise through a “big data play”.

Brendan O’Driscoll is a co-founder and CEO of Soundwave. He said the platform allows users to see what friends, family, musicians, athletes and celebrities are listening to, regardless of what music players they are using.