Tag: music startups

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Five music/tech startups to pitch in Web Summit contest

Startup pitch contests at conferences around the world have become a useful window into new music/tech firms. The latest contest will take place at the Web Summit in Lisbon on 7 November. In a session dubbed the ‘Music...
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Report 424: Music/Tech Startups in 2019

Our focus is on music/tech startups, and their interaction with the music industry. Screenwriter William Goldman’s famous line about Hollywood – ”Nobody knows anything” – applies just as well to the task of spotting...
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Techstars Music reveals its next cohort of music/tech startups

The Techstars Music accelerator has announced the cohort of startups taking part in its third year, with nine emerging music/tech firms from around the world chosen. Techstars has also announced that fitness-firm Peloton...
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Freeform launches its first six apps for artists – including Rob Thomas

Freeform, the US startup launched by former Rhapsody/Google exec Tim Quirk and veteran strategist Bryan Calhoun, has launched its first six apps for musicians. They include an app for former Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas. The...
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Beatport buys social music app Listn, and shuts it down

The latest ‘acquihire’ in the music startups world has seen social music app Listn’s team absorbed into Beatport, with the app due to be shut down this month as a result. The dance-focused SFX subsidiary...
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Midemlab 2013 music startups contest reveals judging lineup

The starting gun has been fired for the annual Midemlab startups contest, which will culminate at industry event Midem next January.
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Music startups pitch their wares at Music TechPitch 4.5 event

We've already covered the keynote speech at tonight's Music TechPitch 4.5 event at EMI's headquarters in London, where EVP of strategy and insight Jim Brady explained why a major label is so keen to be working with external...
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EMI’s Jim Brady: ‘True digital music fans do not have a very strong ownership habit’

EMI’s executive vice president of strategy and insight Jim Brady thinks that the music industry needs to be more creative about appealing to ‘Homo Spotifyicus’ – the new generation of digital music...
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Music Ally Startups and Services Report, 1H10

Regular readers of our Daily Bulletin will know we cover all manner of startups and services. We've produced a free report on the ones we wrote about in the first six months of 2010, with longer pieces on the likes of...
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MusicTank file-sharing report calls for new business models

Last year, MusicTank ran a series of events in the UK tagged ''Let's Sell Recorded Music!''