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Techstars Music goes virtual and promises founder diversity

The Techstars Music accelerator has announced its plans for 2021, including the addition of Amazon Music as a new 'member' partner. The program will also run entirely virtually for the first time when it kicks off on 16...
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Techstars Music 2020 startups make their pitches (online)

The demo days of music/tech accelerator Techstars Music are usually a big draw in the physical world, with music industry execs and tech investors convening in Los Angeles to watch its startups pitch. By necessity, its...
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Techstars Music reveals its 2020 cohort of music/tech startups

US music/tech accelerator Techstars Music has announced its latest cohort of startups, who’ll be undergoing its 13-week program this spring. The 10 startups are: Audigo Labs (which is making a ‘pocket-sized recording...
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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...
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Techstars Music boss talks the future of the music industry

Bob Moczydlowsky has made a success of the Techstars Music accelerator, working with some of the most interesting music/tech startups to have emerged in the last three years. Now he’s been talking to analytics firm Soundcharts...
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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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Blink Identity raises $1.5m from Live Nation and others

Austin-based startup Blink Identity has raised a $1.5m seed-funding round from investors including Live Nation, Techstars and Sinai Ventures. The company was part of this year’s cohort of Techstars Music startups. Its...
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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....
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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,...
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Techstars Music: ‘Our goal is to create a real centre of gravity’

“Let’s broaden the definition of what makes a music company, rather than just investing in companies that require a licence. And let’s invest in companies up and down the entire stack.” Former Yahoo, Topspin and...
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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...
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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...