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Hello! This week there are some great articles for you to check out about the music space including s
Issue #21  •  November 16  •  view online
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Hello!
This week there are some great articles for you to check out about the music space including some cool news from Spotify and TikTok is surpassing everyone else’s expectations for downloads.
This week our featured startup is Popgun. They are trying to take on Pop music with their own AI algorithm that writes songs. It’s really interesting.
Have a great weekend!
Corey & Josh

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Spotify launches analytics tool for music publishers

Apple Music Taps CD Baby, The Orchard and Kontor For 'Apple Preferred Distribution Program' | Billboard

Pandora beats in Q3 with $417.6M in revenue, fast-growing subscription business – TechCrunch

TikTok surpassed Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat & YouTube in downloads last month – TechCrunch

And the biggest music-streaming service in the Nordics is...

The European Commission has given the green light to Sony’s proposed acquisition of EMI Music Publishing. “
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Universal becomes first major to license Africa's biggest streaming platform, Boomplay - Music Business Worldwide

Spotify just posted another solid set of results, adding four million subscribers and beating profit and revenue estimates, yet its share price fell. What’s going on? Spotify is on track for where it should be, slightly below, but on track. Before Spotify went public MIDiA laid out three growth scenarios (low, mid, high). Our mid…

In June 2017, Music Ally interviewed Stephen Phillips of startup Popgun about his company’s development of an artificial intelligence (AI) called ‘Alice’.
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YouTube: We’ve paid the music business $1.8bn in ad money over the past 12 months - Music Business Worldwide

Amazon announced Wednesday it has launched Amazon Music for Mexico. Both tiers of the company’s streaming service – Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music – are now available to customers.

Can Kobalt Disrupt the Label Game With AWAL? | 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
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