Seattle-based SyncFloor, the innovative music marketplace for sync discovery and licensing, has raised a new round of funding. Ascend.vc and Arnold Venture Group are leading the round, reaffirming their commitment to SyncFloor’s vision and business. Continue reading SyncFloor Raises New Funding Round
Qobuz has raised 10 million euros in new capital to drive its momentum and consolidate its future developments. To support its international expansion ambitions, Qobuz, now present in 12 countries, is strengthening its managerial organization with the establishment of new management and the launch of a vast recruitment plan. Continue reading Qobuz Raises 10m Euros to Consolidate Future Developments
OnNow.tv, the digital guide to livestreaming, is pushing to become the most comprehensive hub for discovering and following livestreamed media online.
The freshly minted startup has received its first investment from music industry innovator Jorge Brea, founder and CEO of Symphonic Distribution, and music marketing expert Janette Berrios. Continue reading Livestreaming Discovery Startup OnNow.tv Secures First Investment
Surround, the blockchain-powered ecosystem for the music business, is announcing a collaboration with Booka Shade. The Berlin-based electronic power duo are joining Surround as artist early adopters and will be part of the platform’s beta test. Continue reading Celebrated Electronic Duo Booka Shade Partners with Surround
LiveXLive Media announced today that LiveXLive will distribute its content across the Baeble Music platform, including LiveXLive’s unique and exclusive franchises “LiveZone”, “Music Lives” and “Music Lives ON”, as well as live streams from artists’ homes, shows, festivals and more. Continue reading LiveXLive, Baeble Music Set Content, Distribution, Revenue Share Agreement
MatchMySound and Noteflight announced their partnership, as they release SoundCheck, an integrated music creation platform providing instant feedback and guided practice. Continue reading Noteflight, MatchMySound to Provide a Comprehensive Online Music Creation, Performance Solution
#iVoted has partnered with Chartmetric as they move into a data-driven strategy for the Fall. Continue reading Chartmetric, #iVoted Announce Partnership
Pex is announcing its acquisition of Dubset Media Holdings.
For the past three years, Pex has provided copyright search and content management tools to the largest rights holders in the music and film industries. Rights holders using Dubset’s rights management platform for music distribution on major streaming services will now have access to their catalog’s use and performance in any audio and video content across social media and user-generated content platforms. Continue reading Pex Acquires Dubset Media
SyncFloor, the commercial music marketplace powered by natural language search, has been accepted as part of Betaworks Audiocamp program. In addition to extensive mentoring and support, SyncFloor will receive $200K in funding to jumpstart its next business initiatives.
“This marks the next step in our push to change how sync deals are made and how production professionals and music supervisors find music,” says Cestjon McFarland, veteran IP attorney and co-founder of SyncFloor. The investment will help SyncFloor implement several key integrations with industry partners. Continue reading Music Licensing Platform SyncFloor Attracts $200K Investment from Betaworks Audiocamp
The Vienna Philharmonic and IDAGIO, the leading audio streaming service for classical music, announce the launch of their extensive media partnership in Vienna. IDAGIO will exclusively offer up to six selected subscription concerts per season for audio streaming. Additionally, members of the Vienna Philharmonic will recommend recordings and curate exclusive playlists.
The Vienna Philharmonic will also use the IDAGIO Global Artist Tools as a central element of their digital strategy. This will make it easy for orchestras and classical artists to reach listeners around the globe and make recordings available through their online channels. IDAGIO, which is based in Berlin, is the first music streaming service to become part of the Vienna Philharmonic’s media portfolio. Continue reading Vienna Philharmonic, IDAGIO Embark on Media Partnership
LiveXLive announced that it has partnered with festival organizer Afro Nation. A global content and distribution agreement which grants LiveXLive exclusive livestreaming, video, video-on-demand, virtual reality, mobile, theatrical, and television rights, the partnership launches with a livestream of the debut Afro Nation festival, taking place August 1st through 4th on the beaches of Algarve, Portugal. Continue reading LiveXLive, Afro Nation Launch Exclusive Content, Distribution Partnership
Nativ and IDAGIO will be working together to provide users with the ultimate listening experience. With this new integration, classical music lovers will be able to stream the entire IDAGIO catalog, including over 1,000 labels, directly on the Vita’s beautiful 11.6” IPS Touchscreen. Continue reading Nativ, IDAGIO Partner to Bring Lossless Classical Music Streaming to Audiophiles Around the World