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Free Musician, Music Industry Matchmaking Platform Giggem Launches

image from s3.amazonaws.com(UPDATED) Giggem, yet another site that hopes to connect musicians with each other and the music industry, launched publically today. Giggam uses a proprietary algorithm to create connections. But the usefulness and success of any "Craig's List for the music industry" site depends primarily on who uses it Here this Turkish based startup launches with the distinct advantage:FREE.

The company has received $600,000 in seed and self-funding to date. On Giggem, musicians and industry professionals can:

  • NowseekingCreate custom profiles 
  • Count on Giggem’s algorithm to suggest the best people to connect with

Musicians on Giggem can:

  • Find a band to join
  • Find members for their band
  • Promote their music and videos
  • Connect with labels, managers and songwriters
  • Meet industry professionals

Managers and other industry pros can:

  • Discover new talent
  • Promote artists
  • Promote company

At launch, Giggem has three major features:

  • Opportunities: allowing users to post opportunities and discover new opportunities to share with the community
  • Who's Viewed Your Profile: allows you to see who has been looking at your profile and takes a page out of LinkedIn's book. 
  • Direct Messaging: connect directly with users on the platform 

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