Charlotta Hedman Zak Biddu is an ambitious man. During the last two years he’s been bringing western artists to India. He’s slowly breaking into a market that has so far mostly been interested in Bollywood. – Few international artists have had the chance to perform
Charlotta Hedman Finnish composer Jukka Rintamäki has outsold Lady Gaga. You’ve probably never heard of Rintamäki before, neither had I until I read an article about him on Fenno-swedish website X3M. Rintamäki has composed the music for Battlefield 3, one of this years big games.
By Charlotta Hedman A third of the world’s population lives in so called emerging markets and countries like China, India and Brazil are among the fastest growing economies in the world. As consumers in developing economies are becoming scared of consuming, the booming emerging markets
By Charlotta Hedman A couple of weeks ago Nokia launched a new range of phones. The industry press was excited, would the first Nokia Windows phone deliver? Would it help the phone manufacturer back on its feet, would this be the phone that could help
To highlight entrepreneurial efforts and great ideas in the musictech area, we are running “musictech discovery”. We do regular shout-outs from @music4point5 and our new twitter account @MTECHD about new, interesting, successful musictech startups and ideas using the hashtag #MTECHD and we would love for
By Charlotta Hedman It’s been said that Live Nation is a barometer for the live music industry. Not too surprising when you realise they sell three out of every four tickets for concerts and a variety of other around the world. Last year was a
Charlotta Hedman I was on the tube, on my way to The Guardian’s Tech Weekly talk on rights and IP, when a song I hadn’t listened to in ages came up on my phone. I realised it was an mp3-file that had been moved from
By Charlotta Hedman – We’ve grown a lot since we won techpitch 4.5 last May, says Anil Stocker of MarketInvoice. The start-up, which allows small to medium size companies to auction their invoices online saw its customers grow from around ten to 45 in the