SoundCloud is adding a new string to its artist-partnerships bow with the launch of First on SoundCloud. it’s billed as an accelerator program for artists, starting with nine independent musicians: […]
UK-based independent music firm Marathon Music Group is running its Marathon Artists Labs accelerator again this year, and this morning it announced the five startups who’ll be taking part. A couple will […]
US music/tech accelerator Techstars Music has announced its latest cohort of startups, who’ll be undergoing its 13-week program this spring. The 10 startups are: Audigo Labs (which is making a ‘pocket-sized recording studio’ for […]
The Music Managers Forum (MMF) and YouTube have announced the list of 20 managers who’ll be taking part in their UK-focused accelerator programme this year. The chosen 20 represent 66 artists, songwriters […]
London’s Abbey Road Studios has two new startups under the wing of its music/tech accelerator Abbey Road Red. MyPart from Israel is the latest startup using AI technology to analyse songs. For […]
Universal Music Group has its ‘accelerator engagement network’ as well as an accelerator for its Capitol Music Group label; while Sony Music and Warner Music have their partnership with the […]
We’ve wondered regularly in the last year or so whether music companies should follow other media firms’ lead in setting up their own startup accelerators. However, one of those schemes […]
We’ve been writing regularly about big media companies running startup accelerators and incubators in recent months, but what about brands?
Fresh from this year’s Midemlab contest, we’re onto the next competition for music technology startups: SXSW Accelerator.