Why Chance the Rapper doesn’t mean the death of labels (guest column)
This guest column comes from Bruno Guez, CEO and founder of Revelator: In May of 2015, Chance the Rapper set the music industry on fire with a simple tweet that showed download numbers for the album Surf from The Social...
January 10, 2017
Revelator raises $2.5m for analytics expansion
Analytics firm Revelator has raised $2.5m of Series A funding, taking its total funding so far to $5.5m. The new round was led by investment firm Exigent Capital, with Digital Currency Group and Reinvent also participating.
August 31, 2016
Entertainment Intelligence launching playlist-tracking app
Music analytics firm Entertainment Intelligence is launching an app to help labels, publishers and managers track the impact of playlists on music releases. For now, the app is available in closed beta with some of EI’s...
June 28, 2016
The 20 hottest music startups of 2016 (according to Midemlab)
SoundCloud, Kickstarter, Next Big Sound, Songkick and The Echo Nest are just five of the companies that have passed through the Midemlab startup contest – originally known as MidemNet Lab – over the years. This year's...
April 28, 2016
20 music/tech startups we’ll be watching in 2016
At times in 2015, Music Ally felt like a grouch when surveying the landscape of music/tech startups – usually at the sight of the latest ‘Instagram / WhatsApp for music’ social app without an obvious demand from users...
January 5, 2016
Revelator teams up with Wix Music as first APIs partner
Analytics firm Revelator has announced its latest partnership, with website-creation service Wix. It follows the latter’s recent launch of version 2.0 of its Wix Music service to create websites for musicians. It’s...
November 10, 2015
Rob Wells: ‘There’s a lack of transparency in the entire industry’ (interview)
“The way I see it, there’s a number of hurdles. Firstly, you’ve got to start collecting the information, then you’ve got to collate and make sense of it. Then you need a team of people that can actually interpret...
June 16, 2015