Peloton and Calm reveal plans for layoffs as they cut costs
Both are enduring some challenging times in 2022, as represented by their latest plans to cut their workforces.
August 15, 2022
Calm co-founders step back as a new CEO takes charge
There's a new boss at mindfulness startup Calm, although he's already been at the company for a little while.
July 25, 2022
Calm buys a healthcare startup and launches Calm Health
Alongside Headspace, Calm was one of the pioneers of digital mindfulness: meditation, sleep music and related services.
February 3, 2022
Campaigns :: 22 September 2021 – Beatport, Waterparks, Vengaboys, and Coldcut
Beat the ‘Tok: Beatport runs TikTok DJ duet challenge We occasionally veer away from artist-centric campaigns here to include interesting things that companies (usually DSPs, but not always) do in terms of their own marketing....
September 22, 2021
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes team up for Calm Together hub
The latest artists working with mindfulness startup Calm are Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, who have signed a ‘multi-year’ deal with the company. This includes a series of audio tracks called ‘Breathe Into It’ that...
May 18, 2021
London Grammar launches ‘meditative mixes’ on Calm
British band London Grammar are the latest artist to work with mindfulness startup Calm, and the interesting thing about this partnership is that their label is fully involved too. Sony Music’s 4th Floor Creative and...
April 29, 2021
Calm teams with Universal Music for 60-minute sleep remixes
That new Ariana Grande remix put us to sleep! Not an insult… We’ve written about some of mindfulness startup Calm’s partnerships with individual artists to create bespoke music for its service. Now it’s...
March 19, 2021
Calm gets an exclusive 60-minute sleep track from Keith Urban
Have you heard the new music from country star Keith Urban? It puts you to sleep! For once, not a criticism. Urban is the latest artist to work with mindfulness startup Calm on exclusive material. In his case, that’s...
February 12, 2021
Mindfulness app Calm raises $75m at a valuation of $2bn
Investors aren’t chilled about meditation: they’re very excited, and they’re splashing their cash accordingly. One of the digital mindfulness space’s big players, Calm, has raised another $75m of funding,...
December 9, 2020
Feeling Good: free report on music, fitness, wellbeing and technology
Earlier this month, Music Ally teamed up with British industry body the BPI for an online event called ‘Feeling Good’ about the intersection of music, fitness/wellbeing and technology. Now we’ve published a tie-in...
October 13, 2020
BPI and Music Ally event on music, wellbeing and technology
There are a lot of exciting things happening around music, wellbeing and fitness in 2020: from artists working with meditation services like Calm and Headspace, to the growth of Peloton and other fitness startups who make...
September 24, 2020