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Hi, The main consensus in our suggested readings this week contains some promising news about the gro
Issue #2  •  May 8  •  view online
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Hi,
The main consensus in our suggested readings this week contains some promising news about the growth of revenue in the music industry which is largely attributed to streaming. 
Hope you all have a great weekend!
Corey

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43% of music revenues came from streaming last year – TechCrunch

EU Probe Puts Apple’s Shazam Deal at Risk - Bloomberg

Facebook signs music licensing deals with Merlin, Beggars Group, [PIAS] and Ingrooves - Music Business Worldwide

Amazon’s new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM – TechCrunch

Spotify partners with Live Nation to expand Who We Be Live | Live | Music Week

Deezer’s new Flow Tab creates daily personalized tracklists  - The Verge

Spotify Unveils Upgrades for Free Users, Sets Sights On Putting a Dent in Radio's Appeal | Billboard

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Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
corey.crossfield@startupdigestmail.com
Josh Ford Josh Ford
josh.ford@startupdigestmail.com
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