CATEGORY: STARTUPS & FUNDING

Soundstripe Raises $4M For Video Music Licensing

Nashville music tech startup Soundstripe has closed a $4 million Series A financing round led by Vocap Investment Partners. Soundstrip offers subscription based royalty-free...



Artists, Music Industry React To PledgeMusic Bankruptcy

As news that PledgeMusic was declaring the UK equivalent of bankruptcy, reaction was swift and almost universally negative. Many blamed PledgeMusic's management and board...


Ex-PledgeMusic CEO Benji Rogers Pens Letter Of Apology As Crowdfunder Files For Bankruptcy

PledgeMusic co-founder and former CEO Benji Rogers penned an open letter after it was announced that the troubled crowdfunder would be filling for bankruptcy....


Optimistic Delusion and Music Business Version 2.0 Syndrome

In this piece, artist manager Jake Udell analyzes his personal experience of overvaluing his own success, and looks at why too much personal confidence...


Spotify [SPOT] Gets Boost From Mad Money’s Jim Cramer

[UPDATED] During his daily Mad Money Lightening Round Thursday, CNBC host Jim Cramer gave a very positive shout out to Spotify. "I think it's...


iHeartMedia Files For $100M IPO As It Nears Bankruptcy Exit

iHeartMedia, the dominant player in US radio broadcasting, has filed a $100 million IPO offering of Class A shares, just as it nears exiting...


7 Organizations Committed To The Evolution Of Music Education

As with so much of the music industry, the world of music education is constantly growing and evolving to challenge the status quo. Here...


Cinq Music Nabs $20 Million From GoDigital For Music Rights Acquisitions, International Expansion

Cinq Music has completed a $20 million Series B rounded funded by GoDigital Media. Cinq will use the funding to purchase music rights, both...


Cinq Music Nabs $20 Million From GoDigital For Music Rights Acquisitions, International Expansion

Cinq Music has completed a $20 million Series B rounded funded by GoDigital Media. Cinq will use the funding to purchase music rights, both...