Doppler Labs Adds $17 Million, Investors Include Live Nation, UMG, WME

Not just protecting your ears, but offering an enhanced music experience is the aim of the earphones created at Doppler Labs. A big cash infusion should help them bring the. Continue reading

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Live Nation, Universal Music, WME Invest In Doppler Labs

Increasingly mainstream music organizations are placing relatively small bets on music-related technology startups. Doppler Labs is not the first foray into music tech for investors Live Nation, Universal Music Group or William Morris.

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William Morris Endeavor, Silver Lake Partners Set To Acquire IMG

Agency powerhouse William Morris Endeavor and their private equity partners Silver Lake Partners have reportedly placed the top offer to acquire sports and entertainment talent agency IMG. According to the New. Continue reading

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WME Exec Marc Geiger To Keynote MIDEM

Veteran music agent Marc Geiger has been tapped to deliver a keynote address as part of the Midem Talks conference program, built around the theme “Back to Growth? Make it. Continue reading

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Songza Scores $4.7M, Expands Native Advertising

Mood and activity based music streamer Songza has raised $4.7 million in equity financing. Investors include Amazon, which has participated in earlier funding rounds, along with talent agency William Morris Endeavor,. Continue reading

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Azoff Invests in Digital Brand Architects

Irving Azoff's Azoff Music Management has announced an investment in social media marketing and online talent management agency Digital Brand Architects .  In addition to digital marketing consulting, DBA applies the talent. Continue reading

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Vadio Increases Engagement With Music Videos For Radio Websites

Vadio provides a music video stream for radio websites that's synced to their audio broadcast stream. It's a smart concept with a lot of potential and a lot of challenges.. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

I Made More From Selling A T-Shirt Than From 1 Million Plays On Pandora We've Looked At The iTunes Radio Contract, And Apple Is One Sly Negotiator WME's Ari Emanuel. Continue reading

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WME’s Ari Emanuel vs. Irving Azoff: Emails Of Their Battle Go Viral

(UPDATED) An apparent email dispute between William Morris Endeavor head Ari Emanuel and former Live Nation chairman Irving Azoff went public this week when the email missives were CC'd to. Continue reading

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