April 21st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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We reported last week on Spotify’s imminent $400m funding round, which would value the streaming music service at $8.4bn. What wasn’t clear then was who the funding might be coming from, but those gaps have now been filled in by Sky News, which claims to have the “full list” of investors in the round. So who? It cites hedge fund Lansdowne Partners; Goldman Sachs; GSV and Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) as involved in the round, plus a selection of companies that Spotify is in discussions...

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Features

April 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Vessel, the online video firm that has licensing deals with major labels Universal Music and Warner Music as well as a host of YouTube creators, has announced a Series B funding...

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Comment

March 31st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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As things stand, there are three ways to make meaningful revenues from streaming music: First, be an artist popular enough to rack up tens of millions (or ideally hundreds...

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Podcast

February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast

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