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Good Morning! This week there isn't a whole lot happening in the music industry because the holidays
Issue #22  •  November 24  •  view online
Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
This week there isn’t a whole lot happening in the music industry because the holidays are slowly descending upon us.
There is a comeback from the makers of Vine whose new platform Byte will be launching before the end of the year as a beta.
Spotify wants to be your record label.
Pandora is blasting into podcasts with their own genome project focusing on the emerging media area.
Hope you all have a great weekend!
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.
Giphy launches short video platform following first film festival  - The Verge

Spotify to Musicians: Let Us Be Your Label - Bloomberg

Vine co-founder plans to launch successor Byte in Spring 2019 – TechCrunch

Wonderful Union's Ultimate VIP Experiences: Up Close with Justin Timberlake, G-Eazy's Barber's Chair & More | Billboard

Podcast Choices Got Your Head Spinning? Pandora Launches 'Genome Project' for a Crowded Medium | Billboard

BBC - Capital - Why blockchain developers 'can earn $158,000'

A Tech Wunderkind Who Knows Jaden Smith and Elon Musk  - The New York Times

MyGalileoApp Competition

Bring space to your smartphone and win €100,000 by developing an Android and iOS app. The MyGalileoApp Competition is ON!🛰😎Develop an innovative app that uses the Galileo satellites’ positioning accuracy & commercially launch your solution! Gather a team or go solo & design & develop an app that will #UseGalileo. And the best part? Meet & work hand in hand with our amazing mentors and the 1st place winner gets €100,000! You can find everything you need to know at Don't wait until the last minute and make sure you register your app proposals on time! Deadline: March 28.
Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
Josh Ford Josh Ford
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