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Manager, Global Digital Business Development – Warner Music Group – London

Job Description: A little bit about our Team: The Warner Music Group Business Development team is responsible for the company’s global strategic initiatives and business partnerships to drive the consumption of our music...
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Director of Business and Legal Affairs – Sony Music – New York

  Director of Business and Legal Affairs – Sony Music – New York Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists...
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Troy Carter launching Smashd Labs startup accelerator

Music manager and tech investor Troy Carter has a new venture: Smashd Labs, a startup accelerator that will mentor 5-7 entertainment-focused tech firms for 10 weeks within his Atom Factory business. Billboard reports that...
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Spotify for Business creator raises $10.9m

When Soundtrack Your Brand appeared in Sweden a year ago (Bulletin, 20-May-14), there was some confusion over whether its service based around providing Spotify to small businesses for their offices and stores was the work...
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BMG buys Infectious Music to bolster its recorded music business

BMG has made headlines with its acquisition of recorded music catalogues from the likes of Sanctuary, Mute and Skint in recent years, but now the Bertelsmann subsidiary has bought an active label too: Infectious Music. The...
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SeatGeek raises $35m funding round from Accel Capital, Nas and others

Taking on the big beasts of the ticketing world is an expensive business, but SeatGeek has just raised $35m of Series B funding to continue trying. The round includes some prominent backers: VC firm Accel Capital, rapper...
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Spotify opens for Business (in Sweden only, for now)

Spotify’s next frontier isn’t a new country – although its Japanese launch is thought to be imminent – but a new class of customer: businesses. The company has launched Spotify Business in its home market of Sweden,...
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Venues get their own Foursquare for Business app

Music venues and other businesses now have a dedicated mobile app to monitor their Foursquare check-ins and run promotions on the social location service
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WMG appoints new COO with new business and tech focus

Warner Music Group has appointed former Sony exec Rob Wiesenthal as its new chief operating officer/corporate, reporting directly to CEO Steve Cooper from 1 January.
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Google expected Android music to be a $1.3bn-$2bn business by 2013

Google is currently battling another technology company, Oracle, in a patent and copyright infringement trial, which yesterday saw fascinating revelations regarding Google's music plans. An internal company presentation from...