[UPDATE] SF MusicTech has just announced that their next edition will on October 17th, back at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. We'll share details and speaker announcements as we get them. But tickets are on sale now at a very low “just announced” rate; and we've got a special Hypebot 10% off discount code.
While startup incubators and accelerators have proven to be successful tech company launchpads , their involvement music has been limited. Only Nashville's Project Music and the UK's Abbey Road have been sustained efforts. This week, the most high music incubator to date, TechStars Music, announced its inaugural class.
[UPDATED] Spotify joint venture Soundtrack Your Brand has raised $22 million to expand its music for business service. The round was led by Balderton Capital and Industrifonden and will be used to expand globally and evolve its service which allows business to select and play licensed music in stores and other retail locations.