Patreon Adds $60M To ‘Take Membership To The Next Level’

Creator subscription platform Patreon has raised an additional $60 million that it says will be used "to take creator memberships to a whole new level."  Patreon has more than 3. Continue reading

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Inside Bandzoogle’s New Music Crowdfunding Platform with Dave Cool [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

Dave Cool from Bandzoogle sits down with Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast this week to discuss Bandzoogle's new no fee crowdfunding feature. Dave also. Continue reading

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PledgeMusic Board Issue Update: “Still pursuing a sale”

One month to the day after the PledgeMusic board issued a statement that the troubled crowdfunder was headed to administration, the UK equivalent of bankruptcy, the company's board of directors. Continue reading

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New Crowdfunding Platform From Bandzoogle Seeks To Fill PledgeMusic Void

In the wake of music crowdfunder PledgeMusic's tumultuous downfall into bankruptcy, Bandzoogle has stepped up to the plate and done some serious renovations on its website in hopes of giving. Continue reading

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Kickstarter Cancels Drip XOXO Artist Subscription Project: Serving Small Creators Is Unsustainable

XOXO, the Kickstarter backed successor the Drip artist and label subscription platform is shutting down before it launches. "Ultimately, we couldn’t find a way to make the business viable,"  the. Continue reading

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4 Crowdfunding Alternatives To PledgeMusic for Musicians

The demise of PledgeMusic left many musicians doubting the legitimacy of crowdfunding.  But the music marketing experts that we've interviewed still strongly still believe in music crowdfunding even as they. Continue reading

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Bandwear Responds To Post-PledgeMusic Payment Concerns

This week music merchandiser Bandwear announced expansion of its crowdfunding platform and an offer to help musicians affected by the PledgeMusic collapse. Included is a staggered payout system similar to. Continue reading

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Bandwear Offers Help To PledgeMusic Artists Including Questionable Staggered Payout System

Merchandiser Bandwear is expanding its music crowdfunding service with an offer to help artists affected by the demise of PledgeMusic. The merchandiser will rebuild their campaigns and online stores at. Continue reading

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Experts Weigh Future Of Crowdfunding Post-PledgeMusic

Has crowdfunding for musicians become too risky? Is it dead altogether? These kind of questions are being asked by tens of thousands of artists who had counted on PledgeMusic and. Continue reading

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UK Music Industry Unites To Support PledgeMusic Victims, While U.S. Remains Silent

UK music trade organisations have come together to support UK musicians and businesses effected by the demise of crowdfunding and direct-to-fan platform PledgeMusic. But in the US, the music industry. Continue reading

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