CATEGORY: STARTUPS & FUNDING

Kobalt Raises Additional $600 Million To Invest In Copyrights

Independent music rights management, publisher and label services firm Kobalt has raised an additional $600 million to acquire and monetize copyrights within its Kobalt...



4 Ways AI Startups Can Target The Music Business

AI has been on the rise for some time now, with things like speech recognition tech have gained ground owing to the popularity of...


Why Rapper Mims Is Hot (Again)

Known for the hit "This Is Why I'm Hot" (circa 2007) Washington Heights rapper Mims is seeing new success with the RecordGram app, which...


Sony Music Pledges Money To Save London Music Venues

Venues world wide have been going through a rough patch recently, with high rents and stricter legal requirements, with London in particular seeing a...


Warner Music Responds To Songkick Concert Listing Concerns: ‘We’re still here for you"

After Songkick announced that it was shutting down its concert ticket sales division, many musicians and music marketers became concerned that Songkick's popular concert...


Blockchain And The Music Industry: RAC, Nest HQ and UJO Music Offer A Beginners Guide [VIDEO]

Is blockchain just a buzzword or could it radically change the music industry? We think it's the later, but understanding what blockchain is and...


Managing Artists At Scale: Using Tech To Turn Musicians Into Industry Experts

In this piece DeCarlos Garrison explains the challenges of artist management and of guiding a band or artist towards industry success, as well as...


8 Types Of Music Investment Agreements

While crowdfunding has become a popular option for artists looking to raise money for their next musical production, other musicians may be lucky enough...


Apple Music "Up Next" Trademark Filings Reveal Plans For Emerging Artists Program

Spotify's launched RISE and Apple Music's UP NEXT both promote emerging artists. As the race to predict streaming stardom accelerates, two trademarks filings offer...


FUGA Nabs $7 Million For US Expansion, Acquisitions

Amsterdam based music rights management services company FUGA has just raised $7 million to expand its technology and services for rightsholders, record labels and...