December 3rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Connected audio firm Sonos has raised $130m of new funding, according to an SEC filing first reported on by TechCrunch. Although the company isn’t commenting yet, the new round will take its total funding...

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November 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

An emphasis on the “would” there, because the major label doesn’t still own that stake in the buzzy private cab company. And we’re not blaming Universal for not spotting that Uber – a startup...

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November 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

More than 40 labels are now using Drip.fm to run monthly subscription services for their keenest fans, and now the platform – launched by indie label Ghostly International – has raised its first funding....

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook alternative Ello had one of the shortest journeys from hype to backlash in recent tech memory, but that hasn’t put investors off the company. Yesterday, it announced a $5.5m funding round, while...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has already spent hundreds of millions of dollars funding original channels on its network, but now the company is moving into its next phase of investment. “We feel the time is right to...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The last time we wrote about music collaboration service Splice, it was raising $2.75m of seed funding for its ambitions to help musicians work on tracks together online (Bulletin, 10-Oct-13). Nearly a...

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September 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week, Twitter launched its in-tweet purchasing functionality and now it is looking to offer out $1.5bn in convertible notes to fund its expansion plans.  Business Insider reports that the...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Multichannel web radio broadcaster AccuRadio has been around since 2000 and claims to reach around 1m listeners a month – and it has just secured $2.5m in Series A funding from NantWorks. It is operating...

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September 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

8tracks has always been one of the more under-the-radar streaming services as far as the industry goes, even though it had 8m monthly active users by the start of this year (Bulletin, 28-Feb-14) and claims...

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