August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Universal Music’s latest music-tech investment may be unlikely to end in a Beats-sized exit, but it’s interesting nonetheless. The company has made a strategic investment in Rockbot, one of...

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August 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We have written about Tunepics recently and how it is following in the footsteps of SoundTracking by adding music to static imagery to (potentially) drive music sales. It has now taken seed investment...

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July 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Beats Electronics’ decision to sell to Apple in a $3bn deal has certainly brought the lawsuits flocking. The latest to sue the company is audio technology firm Bose, which claims Beats has infringed...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As one of the biggest YouTube multi-channel networks, Fullscreen has been sparking acquisition rumours ever since Disney agreed to buy its rival Maker Studios in a deal that could reach $950m. The latest...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s investment arm, Google Ventures, is setting up shop in Europe, with an initial $100m to invest in startups from the continent. “Our goal is simple: we want to invest in the best ideas...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The headline of Bloomberg’s report on Vevo possibly hiring Goldman Sachs suggests it’s exploring a “sale”, while the quotes from CEO Rio Caraeff suggest more of a traditional investment...

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March 14th, 2014 by Music Ally

Ticketing firm Eventbrite raises $60m at $1bn valuation

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March 12th, 2014 by Music Ally

Kobalt gets MSD investment

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September 17th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

Rumours of changes at the top for Rhapsody have been bubbling for a few days, but yesterday they were confirmed: the subscription music service has a new investor in Columbus Nova Technology Partners,...

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