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Startup DAACI aims to raise $5m for its AI music technology

The name stands for Definable Aleatoric Artificial Composition Intelligence, and the startup has already filed several patents for its technology.
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WMG invests in virtual-musicians startup Authentic Artists

Authentic Artists emerged in 2021 as a startup creating a roster of virtual artists to release music. Now it has raised some more funding.
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Music licensing startup Songistry raises $5m funding round

The startup offers a service licensing music for TV, film, advertising and games, and has built a catalogue of more than 100k tracks.
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web3 music startup Anotherblock raises $2.5m funding round

Swedish startup Anotherblock took investment from artist Steve Angello for its business selling NFTs with music royalties attached.
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BeatBread reveals ‘seven figure’ financing deal with Elley Duhe

We've been writing about music finance startup BeatBread since last summer, when it worked with a group of distributors to help them offer automated advances to artists.
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Music management-tools startup IndieFlow raises $4m funding

IndieFlow was founded in 2020 as a startup developing tools to help independent musicians manage their businesses.
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AR startup Jadu raises $36m to build its web3-infused game

Back in the (not too distant) past, there were plenty of mobile augmented reality startups scrabbling for attention.
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Slip·stream raises $7.5m from investors including Sony Music

Startup Slip·stream emerged in 2021 as the latest company focusing on licensing music to YouTubers and other online creators.
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Music fund raises $200m as Hipgnosis buys Timberlake catalogue

Even well-established firms are struggling to raise money as VCs start to circle their wagons, but the music investments market isn’t feeling the freeze yet.
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Pokémon Go maker invests in deadmau5 and Plastikman’s Pixelynx

The company, founded by musicians deadmau5 and Plastikman, has unveiled its first mobile game, and investment from Niantic.
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Music NFTs startup Highlight raises $11m seed-funding round

You know a market is buzzing when brand new startups are raising seed funding rounds in the double-digit millions.
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Metaverse startup Bud raises $36.8m to take on Roblox

Bud looks very fun: a cross between Roblox and console game Fall Guys, it lets people create their own virtual experiences.