In advance of NY:LON CONNECT 2023, we asked Matt Urmy, co-founder & CEO of collaboration platform Artist Growth – which is co-sponsor of the event’s Innovation and Startups track – to share with […]
Splice launches AI-powered music creation platform as AI music continues to find its place
We’ve written a lot about AI music creation and how initial and understandable pangs of concern from human songwriters
Linktree report tries to quantify the creator economy
Smart-links company Linktree has been running the numbers for its 2022 Creator Report, based on interviews with more than 9,500 people who are creating content for social media platforms.
Instagram taps its creators for new educational site
Want to learn how to do Instagram better? Who better to brain-pick for information than successful Instagrammers?
Marmoset ‘Track Club’ licenses music to online video creators
Marmoset, a boutique music agency whose clients include Netflix, EA and Apple, has launched ‘Track Club’, a catalogue of music for creators to license.
SoundCloud grew its revenues by 31% to €193.5m in 2020
“Total revenue exceeded expectations and our operating losses were lower than initially planned,” explained the company.
Motown Records and Google team up for new creator program
The ‘Creator Program Supported by Google’ seeks to “find and fund the next outstanding woman content creator, videographer, or creative producer/director”.
Instagram tests creator subscriptions… up to $99.99 a month
Only 10 people in the US are currently giving the new system a spin: a mixture of influencers, sports stars and dancers.
Music creation firm BandLab raises $53m at $303m valuation
More than 40 million people have used BandLab to make and share music, making it one of the leading lights of the ‘creator tools’ economy.
Facebook reveals its latest plans for creator subscriptions
Facebook is very keen on helping ‘creators’ make money on its platform, and it’s even keener on doing that while blowing a giant raspberry at Apple’s 30% cut of iOS in-app purchases.
When it comes to influencer marketing, traditionally an artist or their team agrees to pay an (often hefty) fee – and the influencer posting their piece of content gets paid […]
Facebook extends its licensed music catalogue to more gamers
Facebook Gaming is the social network’s hub for gaming creators – as in people playing games for an audience, rather than games developers.