SyncMama targets creators with ‘royalty-included’ music licensing service
With its plethora of short-video apps, and a huge audience on YouTube and other social media platforms, India is home to hundreds of thousands of content creators.
May 5, 2022
Techstars Music names 10 startups for its 2022 cohort
Music/tech accelerator Techstars Music has announced the 10 startups who'll be taking part in its 2022 cohort.
April 27, 2022
Fuel raises €1.5m for ‘Shopify for NFTs’ platform for musicians
Berlin startup Fuel has got its pitch well-tuned for investors in 2022: it is launching a ‘Shopify for NFTs’ for creators, musicians included.
March 29, 2022
Keakie launches its tastemaker-led music discovery service
Music discovery startups tend to go one of two ways: humans or algorithms. Keakie is hoping to combine the two.
March 10, 2022
Startup Files: The Choral Hub would like to teach the world to sing
In perfect harmony? Actually, don’t get hung up on the ‘perfect’ part. The Choral Hub wants to encourage people to sing who may have avoided it before through embarrassment or a lack of confidence in their...
January 28, 2022
Where You At app focuses on safety during nights out
British startup Where You At is testing an app that it hopes will help women to feel safer when they are out clubbing.
January 18, 2022
Family in Music to launch MgNTa online music identifier
We’ve seen various attempts in recent years to improve the quality of metadata identifying the writers of songs and their splits. Session, for example, has created tools to encourage songwriters to start creating this...
January 18, 2022
Melodity is the latest startup blending NFTs and the metaverse
Remember the first heyday of blockchain technology in the music industry, when startups sprang up with plans for tokenised music services?
January 5, 2022
Aux launches its storage, sync and collaboration app in beta
We wrote about Aux in our Q3 Startups Report (which you can read here if you missed it at the time) but now the company is launching in beta.
November 26, 2021
Startup Files: Lickd
Startup: Lick’d | lickd.co Category: Sync/Licensing Headquarters: London Management Team: Paul Sampson – CEO, Simon Davis – Director Funding so far: £9.4m Lickd is currently seeking to develop relationships...
November 22, 2021
Music video app TagMix gets a licensing deal with WMG
TagMix is a startup that pairs videos of live music events with audio from the mixing desk: the idea being to improve the sound quality of the footage that fans shoot at gigs, clubs and festivals. Now the company has...
November 10, 2021
Music feedback startup Groover raises a $7m funding round
French startup Groover launched its service in early 2019: a platform for musicians to submit their tracks for feedback from industry professionals. Now the company has raised a $7m funding round led by Partech and Bpifrance...
November 9, 2021