eMusic claims it will raise $70m for its blockchain plans
We reported earlier this year, somewhat sceptically, on digital-music service eMusic’s plans for a blockchain-powered relaunch. Now the company has given more details about how much money it’s planning to raise to fund...
August 1, 2018
56% of companies running ICOs have crashed within four months
A new study by researchers at Boston College will provide more ammunition for people who are sceptical about the boom in blockchain startups and ICO funding. The study claims that around 56% of crypto startups who raise...
July 10, 2018
Report 414: Blocked Up
Our latest Music Ally report explores the outlook for blockchain music startups in 2018, after several months of bad news around blockchain firms, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Will the wobbles in the...
April 30, 2018
Online audio-mastering startup CloudBounce to launch ICO
Drag’n’drop audio-mastering startup CloudBounce is joining the blockchain bandwagon, with plans to launch an initial coin offering (ICO). The company, which competes with services like Landr, announced its plans tonight...
February 1, 2018
Messaging app Telegram goes blockchain with own cryptocurrency
Telegram has become the second major messaging app (after Kik) to explore blockchain technology, including its own cryptocurrency. TechCrunch reports that the company is planning to launch the ‘Telegram Open Network’,...
January 9, 2018
Valyou X wants to create a blockchain-based stock market for music
The idea of fans investing in music rights is enjoying a flurry of attention in 2017, and blockchain startups are all the rage. It was only a matter of time before startups started putting the two concepts together. One...
November 23, 2017