News site Tubefilter describes Fanhouse as “an OnlyFans-esque platform for safe-for-work content”, although it’s also true that OnlyFans itself is trying to get more of that content on its own platform. At […]
The New York Times has published an interesting (if also bleak) article exploring the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic is presenting for tech startups in particular. It’s a good read, especially for […]
The latest company hoping to make a splash in the music/tech investment scene is DBTH Capital, whose founding partner is veteran music executive Virginie Berger. It’s got some money to make […]
US venture-capital exec Mary Meeker has, for many years now, published an annual slide deck on ‘Internet Trends’. Despite their famous length – this year’s, which was published yesterday, is 333 […]
We’ve become used to musicians investing in startups, and not just as individual angel investors either. Snoop Dogg, Nas and Linkin Park are among the artists who’ve set up proper […]
One of the aspects of the music industry’s return to growth is the willingness of music companies (and, indeed, individual artists) to invest in music/tech startups. With that in mind, […]
One of the ways Silicon Valley is under scrutiny for its diversity is the number of women in senior management roles at venture-capital firms. A report from nonprofit group All […]
We’re in the middle of a flurry of funding rounds for ticketing businesses, with UK firms Dice and Songkick both having recently taken new investment. Now they’ve been joined by […]
Tech news site The Information has published a study of the demographic makeup of senior venture capitalists, and it certainly won’t dispel claims that the tech investment industry is overwhelmingly white and male.
“Ninety two percent of the senior investment teams at top-tier venture capital firms are male and 78% are white. Nearly a quarter have all-white male managers,” explained its report.
Linkin Park are the latest band to talk publicly about their move into tech investment, via their own venture capital firm Machine Shop Ventures. It launched at the start of […]
Venture capital partner Fred Wilson published a couple of blog posts this week that are well worth reading, focusing on the key tech trends he identified in 2014, as well […]
The Authors United collective of writers has published another open letter about Amazon’s dispute with book publisher Hachette, addressed to Amazon’s board of directors. It claims Amazon’s sanctions against the […]