Tag: accelerators

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The search for the next music/tech giants (#SlushMusic)

2017 has been a fascinating year for digital music, from the growth in paid streaming to a wave of new accelerators and initiatives to help talented music startups get up and running. A pair of sessions at the Slush Music...
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Techstars Music seeking second cohort of music startups

The Techstars Music accelerator is on the hunt for its second cohort of music/tech startups, with applications closing on 15 October. The final decision on who makes it onto the program is set to be made by mid-December....
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Marathon Artists LABs accelerator returns with monetisation focus

Independent music company Marathon Artists is preparing for the second year of its Marathon Labs startups accelerator, following a successful debut in 2016. As in 2016, this year’s cohort will gather in Tileyard for...
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Qrates, The Audio Hunt and Scored pitch at Abbey Road Red event

Abbey Road Red, the startups accelerator hosted within London's famous Abbey Road Studios, hosted its latest pitch event last night, for the three startups in its last cohort. Qrates, The Audio Hunt and Scored all took...
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Roc Nation debuts its startup-focused Arrive offshoot

It shouldn’t be a surprise that Jay Z and Roc Nation are launching a new venture focused on startups: rumours in February suggested that the artist, entrepreneur and Tidal co-owner was launching his own VC fund. Yesterday...
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Techstars Music accelerator names its first class of startups

The new Techstars Music accelerator has announced the 11 startups who’ll be taking part in its first program this year. Music Ally readers will spot some familiar names on the list, including DJ-app creator Pacemaker,...
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Sony, WMG and Sonos on board for Techstars Music accelerator

From Abbey Road Red and Marathon Labs in the UK to Project Music in the US, the idea of accelerators or incubators for music/tech startups is slowly catching on. Now they’ve been joined by one of the big names in the wider...
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Sony, WMG and Sonos on board for Techstars Music accelerator

From Abbey Road Red and Marathon Labs in the UK to Project Music in the US, the idea of accelerators or incubators for music/tech startups is slowly catching on. Now they’ve been joined by one of the big names in the wider...
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A new breed of music accelerators – for startups and artists alike

Suppose you are an entrepreneur looking to disrupt the music industry with your new technology, or an artist looking to disrupt yourself. Where do you start? As an entrepreneur, perhaps you build a minimum viable product...