Seth Goldstein was one of the co-founders of digital music service, but it seems he’s moved on to another idea: a global community for dance music. It’s called DJZ, and has raised $1m of seed funding from investors including Lady Gaga’s manager Troy Carter and VC bigshots Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, Google Ventures and True Ventures. Advisers include Paul Oakenfold and DJ Shadow, and the service will launch this Autumn with a website, mobile app and YouTube channel. Goldstein is comparing DJZ to MTV in its early days: “MTV was nominally about Duran Duran and Run-DMC, but really it was about reaching suburban Jewish kids outside Boston like me who wanted to be them. What they did so well was to sell that audience to advertisers at scale.”

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