On the day of its online Creators Forum on Facebook Live, SoundCloud has launched some major updates to its creators platform and begun to adding more creators to its revenue sharing program.
For entrepreneauring DIY artists, video is an essential component of constructing and maintaining a fanbase. Due largely in part to their low cost, lyric videos in particular have become a popular way for artists to disseminate their music to the masses, something which Utab helps artists take a step further.
Artist services platform ReverbNation is thriving standing while others have disappeared, in part because it consistently innovates, and central to their mission has always been bringing artists closer to their fans. So today's acquisition of fan feedback platform AudioKite continues both traditions.
[UPDATED] Online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap has raised $6 million in funding to accelerate product development and to bring its popular cloud-based platform to new markets.
Techstars, which specializes in helping startups in a variety of sectors, is adding music to it's portfolio. Heading the effort is former Topspin and Twitter Music executive Bob Moczydlowsky. Partnering in the effort are an impressive roster of top music companies, including 2 of the 3 major label groups.
After careful consideration and many impressive entries, the winners of the SF MusicTech Summit 2016 Startup Competition have been announced. Each winner will be showcasing onstage during the Summit on Monday, October 17th. And don't forget, Hypebot readers receive discounted registration to the Summit using the code: HYPEBOT or by registering here.