- In November 2015, Eminem (Marshall Mathers) invested an undisclosed amount in Genius, which was reported by CrunchBase. Genius also partnered with the artist, according to VentureBeat.
- Genius hired its first chief revenue office (Ronen Shapiro) in March 2016, which was reported by DigiDay and Wall Street Journal.
- The company added a new feature that enables users to report abuse in March 2016, according to The Verge publication.
- Spotify linked up with Genius in January 2016, to add backstory and commentary as tracks play, which was reported by TechCrunch.
- The White House joined with Genius in January 2016 to annotate history, which was reported by Wired publication.
- Washington Post and Genius teamed up in June 2015, to cover the first GOP presidential debate, according to FastCompany.
- Genius released its Android app in May 2015, along with a redesigned website and iOS version, according to Engadget and TechCrunch.
Marshall Mathers (Eminem), QueensBridge Venture Partners, Dan Gilbert, Andreessen Horowitz.