July 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally


The bad feeling between TuneCore and its former CEO Jeff Price looks set to continue, with the digital distributor mulling its own move into YouTube monetisation for artists just as Price launches his...

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June 6th, 2013 by Music Ally

The latest media company to ramp up its investment in external startups is Bloomberg, which has launched a $75m venture capital fund called Bloomberg Beta.

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February 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

San Francisco Music Hack Day 2013

Last weekend saw the latest Music Hack Day event, this time in San Francisco ahead of this week's SF Music Tech conference. Every sponsor got to award their own prize, including the likes of SoundCloud,...

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February 12th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


This year's Midemlab music startups contest saw InstruMagic, Jamplify and StageIt win the main categories, while Audience.fm bagged a Coup de Coeur prize. These startups prevailed in an entertaining...

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February 8th, 2013 by Music Ally


Timbre is one of several mobile apps hoping to take on Songkick and help music fans discover upcoming gigs nearby.

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February 7th, 2013 by Music Ally

Bandwagon gigs

British startup BandWagon is working with more music festivals to help them take submissions from artists who want to play, including Secret Garden Party and goNorth.

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February 6th, 2013 by Music Ally

Beyonce Superbowl 2013

Although the deal is focused on TV rather than music, what it signifies about Twitter's desire to provide data as well as a platform for the entertainment industries is interesting.

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February 5th, 2013 by Music Ally


US firm CrowdTwist is aiming to help brands connect the dots between fans' different social media profiles, with clients already including X Factor (US) and the Miami Dolphins

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February 4th, 2013 by Music Ally


More than 500 companies entered this year's SXSW Music Accelerator startups contest, with eight finalists and three alternates named late last week.

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