Tag: techstars music
Techstars Music 2020 kicks off: ‘We will look at everything!’
“We want to invest in a game where the playing of the game includes all the roles of the music business, and the output of the game is real music and real pop stars. I’ve been trying to make this investment for three...
August 22, 2019
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...
February 5, 2019
Japanese music firm Avex joins Techstars Music accelerator’s partners
Music/tech accelerator Techstars Music is set to return for a third year, armed with a new partner in Japanese music company Avex, and a deeper partnership with major label Sony Music. An announcement by Techstars Music...
September 11, 2018
The search for the next music/tech giants (#SlushMusic)
2017 has been a fascinating year for digital music, from the growth in paid streaming to a wave of new accelerators and initiatives to help talented music startups get up and running. A pair of sessions at the Slush Music...
November 28, 2017
Techstars Music seeking second cohort of music startups
The Techstars Music accelerator is on the hunt for its second cohort of music/tech startups, with applications closing on 15 October. The final decision on who makes it onto the program is set to be made by mid-December....
October 4, 2017
Amper Music: ‘In the year 2117, AI-generated music will be old hat’
“We came together with a belief that the future of music would be created by the collaboration between humans and AI. We knew that AI, when someone got it right, would lead to an evolution towards a new era of creativity…” Drew...
August 11, 2017
Playing next door to Alice: Popgun reveals its music AI
Music composed by artificial intelligence (AI) rather than humans is a controversial topic in 2017, for two reasons. First: disbelief in some quarters that an AI will ever be able to create music as well as a human can....
June 30, 2017
Robin wants to be music fans’ personal concert concierge
“Amazing live experiences have the power to change people’s lives, but getting tickets to those experiences has become increasingly painful and confusing.” Adam McIsaac, like many music fans, found himself getting...
May 17, 2017
Techstars Music accelerator names its first class of startups
The new Techstars Music accelerator has announced the 11 startups who’ll be taking part in its first program this year. Music Ally readers will spot some familiar names on the list, including DJ-app creator Pacemaker,...
February 22, 2017
Sony, WMG and Sonos on board for Techstars Music accelerator
From Abbey Road Red and Marathon Labs in the UK to Project Music in the US, the idea of accelerators or incubators for music/tech startups is slowly catching on. Now they’ve been joined by one of the big names in the wider...
October 10, 2016