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Music start-up musings: BMAT

By Giulia Baldi We’re taking a step back from the consumer oriented side of music start-ups to look at BMAT, a company working behind the scenes to help tech-music platforms with innovative softwares. BMAT, which is short for Barcelona Music and Audio Technology, was founded in

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Music start-up musings: BeatPick

By Giulia Baldi Adaptive strategy? Maybe. Interesting model? Definitely. BeatPick.com was born in 2006 as a net label and an online music licensing company. Four years on and it provides artists/companies with a platform to independently license/buy music (while allowing listeners to enjoy everything archived

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Music start-up musings: Topspin

Today’s music start-up, Topspin, wants to help artists reach their fans directly. Here co-founder Shamal Ranasinghe talks about how the company got started. He thinks the way forward for artists is finding more paying fans and then putting the right offers in front of them.

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Music start-up musings: Adswizz

Last year the ad-funded streaming model was hailed as the saviour of the music industry. Now things aren’t looking as peachy. Spotify is struggling to break into the American market and competitors are scrabbling to come up with alternative ways of funding free music online.

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Music start-up musings: Music Glue

Today’s music start-up is Music Glue. The company started out encouraging musicians to interact with file-sharers and are now dealing with all sorts of fan relationship management. Director Mark Meharry thinks the way forward for artists today is live performances and the experience they create