More investment is pouring into the online ticketing sector, with Eventbrite announcing a $60m round yesterday, taking its total raised so far to $140m.
April 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally
March 19th, 2013 by Music Ally
Agency group WPP has acquired a minority stake in SFX Entertainment, the New York company which owns live businesses and which recently bought dance-music downloads store Beatport.
March 18th, 2013 by Music Ally
Soundsupply has secured new funding to continue developing its service to offer digital music bundles.
March 4th, 2013 by Music Ally
Bertelsmann has taken sole contro of KKR, having bought out KKR's 51% stake in the joint venture for a reported $390m. BMG has bought up the rights to a catalogue of more than 1m songs, while working with...
February 7th, 2013 by Music Ally
The saga of whether music videos service Vevo will renew its distribution deal with YouTube hasn't come to an end yet, but current indications are that not only will the deal be renewed – it may involve...
January 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally
Innovative sheet-music app Chromatik is set for a "big" funding round early in 2013 according to Silicon Valley blog PandoDaily, which suggests VC firms including Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Union...
November 16th, 2012 by Music Ally
Union Square Ventures partner Fred Wilson has invested in the likes of Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, as well as music startups SoundCloud and Turntable.fm.
August 30th, 2012 by Music Ally
The latest Music Ally Report is a special themed issue looking at the worlds of music and venture capitalists. Interdependency and tension have characterised their relationships to date but it appears...
August 13th, 2012 by Music Ally
The WSJ has published a blog that gives a fascinating insight into why VC firms are investing in YouTube Channels like Balcony.fm.