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Hello! Happy New Year to all of you. The business doesn't stop as the kids say and we have some gre
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Happy New Year to all of you.
The business doesn’t stop as the kids say and we have some great articles below for you to check out.
Have a great weekend!

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Penny Fractions: Spotify’s Revolutionary Plan to Support One Million Artists

Scott Cohen has always been known as one of the music-industry executives with an intense curiosity about new technologies.   •   Share

Spotify might actually be giving Apple a run for its money on podcasts

Apple Music Replay compiles your most-played songs from each year into playlists

With the launch of iOS 13, Apple added perfectly timed live lyrics to its Apple Music app. Now Spotify may do the same. Several users in international markets are now seeing a similar synced lyrics feature in their Spotify mobile app, where lyrics scroll by in time with the music.   •   Share

Apple Plans Bundle of Apple Music, Apple News, Apple TV

They already make every moment into consumable content. What can it become?

Secretly Distribution teams with Nordic tech group NoordRights to launch music company Secretly Noord

A new app could revolutionize the way we experience live events.   •   Share

US Congress launches investigation into secondary ticketing

Spotify is facing increased competition, and new threats are weighing on the stock.   •   Share

Why Spotify May Soon Have a Big TikTok Problem

Our latest major-label interview is with three of UMG subsidiary Capitol Records’ innovation leads: Ching-Ching Chen, Josh Remsberg and Nick Osborne.   •   Share

Welcoming Beat Games to Facebook

New Rules For Merchandise & Album Bundles: Here's What's Changed

LA-based duo Junior Varsity is already catching major label attention and planning shows in Japan—and they haven’t even released a song.

How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
Josh Ford Josh Ford
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