startups

Read More

Former MySpace boss DeWolfe raising money for new venture

Having been ejected from MySpace three months ago, former CEO Chris DeWolfe is starting a mystery new venture, which TechCrunch describes as "a roll up of an Internet industry vertical".
Read More

Planet Cazmo ramps up virtual concert series

Whatever happened to Tommy Mottola? The infamous Sony exec is now in the virtual worlds game, sort of.
Read More

Moof: another streaming music service that rides on the back of YouTube

Moof is, as you may have surmised from the headline, a streaming music site that pulls in music from YouTube videos.
Read More

Followformation lets you find Twitterers to follow

Feeling a bit bereft of interesting people to follow on Twitter? A new service called Followformation aims to help.
Read More

JamBuzzer paying fans to rate music

Another fledgling startup with an ambitious business model: JamBuzzer is toting a service called AdJams, which gets music fans to give feedback on songs, for which they're paid in virtual credits which can then be used to...
Read More

TweetFeel offers “real-time sentiment search”

There's no room for sentiment in this industry! Oh, except if you're tracking it on Twitter, obviously.
Read More

Eternal Moonwalk: our favourite Jacko tribute so far

Belgian site Eternal Moonwalk is celebrating the life of Michael Jackson by getting people to upload video clips of themselves (or, indeed, anything) moonwalking.
Read More

SuperFan: the site where fans gather to be super

SuperFan is a startup aiming to capitalise on fans'' fervour for bands, celebrities, sports teams, brands and other entities.
Read More

Perez Hilton’s label will be with us soon

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton will soon launch his previously-announced label imprint with Warner Bros, with plans to announce the first signing later this month.
Read More

Digital albums outselling singles at Bandcamp

Digital distribution firm Bandcamp says that digital albums are outselling individual tracks by two to one on its platform, with 66% of all paid downloads being full albums.
Read More

Radiohead manager teams with MAMA and Nettwerk for artist-friendly label

Radiohead manager Brian Message has launched a new label called Polyphonic, in partnership with MAMA Group and Nettwerk Music Group.
Read More

UserTesting will get your website tested. Yes, by users.

Here's a neat startup whose service may be of use to anyone launching a new website.