When Spotify first gave artists the option of promoting merchandise within its service earlier in 2014, the company’s chosen partner was D2C firm Topspin with its ArtistLink feature. However, when Topspin...
December 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
Topspin co-founder Shamal Ranasinghe has returned with a new service: Fluence, which we’ve already seen described as Topspin-meets-LinkedIn. The company puts it another way: “a simple utility to directly...
April 4th, 2014 by Music Ally
Wait! Didn’t Beats buy Topspin last month? Well, it did, but Transom Capital Group has acquired the remainder of Topspin’s e-commerce and marketing assets after Beats scooped up Topspin’s core technology.
March 12th, 2014 by Music Ally
Beats Music is reported to have raised between $60m and $100m in a new round of funding.
March 10th, 2014 by Music Ally
The streaming music arms race moves up a notch with the news that Beats Music is opening its API to external developers
March 7th, 2014 by Music Ally
There is clearly something in the investment water this week – Beats buying Topspin, Spotify buying The Echo Nest and now The Orchard has acquired Dublin
March 6th, 2014 by Music Ally
The Beats/Spotify tussle in the US is shaping up to make 2014 very interesting indeed. Earlier this week, Beats announced it had acquired Topspin
March 4th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
Streaming music service Beats Music has acquired D2C firm Topspin. The company announced the deal in a blog post from its CEO Ian Rogers – formerly boss of Topspin – this afternoon. "The acquisition...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
On one level, things are going well for Topspin: the D2C merchandising firm's most high-profile deals yet with Spotify and Beats came to fruition this month.