August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

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...

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August 28th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We're well used to large funding rounds for streaming music services in the west, but Taiwanese company KKBOX has just trumped most of them with a $104m round from Singapore GIC – the investment arm...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russian digital music service Zvooq has closed a $20m Series A funding round, led by local retailer Ulmart, with Finnish private equity firm Essedel Capital chipping in. Zvooq plans to spend the money...

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August 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Russian digital music service Zvooq has closed a $20m Series A funding round, led by local retailer Ulmart, with Finnish private equity firm Essedel Capital chipping in. Zvooq plans to spend the money...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Expect plenty of ’27 reasons why BuzzFeed is worth $850m’ headline tomfoolery today, after the social news juggernaut announced a new $50m funding round. The round – yes, it values the company...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Israeli startup Vidmind has raised $30m in new funding from Russian retail chain Trellas for its white label video streaming service. This gives Trellas a majority stake in the company as it moves toward...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital MCN has raised $5m in its latest funding round. This new injection of capital will be used to expand the service across platforms as well as invest in new talent and...

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August 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Danny Zappin has had a turbulent time with Maker Studios, the multi-channel network (MCN) he was CEO of until he was ousted in 2013 – and he then moved to try and sue it and derail its $950m acquisition...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

India-focused streaming music service Saavn is reportedly close to agreeing a new funding round of between $30m and $40m, led by Hong Kong hedge fund Steadview Capital. That’s according to Indian...

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