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Music - Issue #19

Good Morning! This week in music there were some great articles for you to check out. Apple Music is
Issue #19  •  October 15  •  view online
Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
This week in music there were some great articles for you to check out.
Apple Music is now the official media player for lyrics site, Genius.
Facebook’s hold on video continues to grow.
Warner Music announced the creation of their own investment fund called WMG Boost.
Next week we will start featuring up and coming startups in music. If you have any recommendations please emails us!
Corey & Josh


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ExxonMobil Robotics Pitch Competition ($60,000 + Pilot)

BBL Ventures has opened the first Reverse Robotics Pitch for ExxonMobil. Interested applicants are invited to enter the challenge by March 29th for the chance at an invitation to Houston to participate in the reverse pitch the week of April 17. The prize for the winning challengers is $60,000 and eligibility for a commercial pilot.
Instagram now uses machine learning to detect bullying within photos – TechCrunch

SoundCloud finally lets more musicians monetize four years later – TechCrunch

Warner Music Group signs partnership with DotBlockchain

Report: Facebook captures 25 percent of U.S. digital video ad revenue

Streaming Music: One-Third of the World Is Still Pirating Music – Rolling Stone

Rob Stringer talks Spotify, A&R, YouTube... and the possibility of a major label-owned streaming service - Music Business Worldwide

Warner Music Announces WMG Boost, An Investment Fund for Start-Ups | Billboard

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Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
Josh Ford Josh Ford
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