This is the story of Tradiio, a music startup that launched as a crowdsourced virtual stock market for emerging artists and later pivoted to become a direct-to-fan crowdfunding platform.
Steam: From pushing game updates to a digital distribution platform
Bonnaroo music festival uses iBeacons to enhance the concert going experience and capture big data
“I stream, you stream, we all stream some Trap Queen.”
Next Big Sound brings analytics to artists and brands using streaming music and social media data.
Music blog aggregator HypeMachine turned a scraping hack into a giant platform for music discovery and promotion. Oh, and they built out a streaming music service as well, built on top of content that they don't even host.
TapTape aims to help fund projects for musicians, while also giving fans/investors upside in the artists’ success. These fans now have an incentive to help promote and grow the fanbase of the artists they are invested in. For artists, the funding source pie just got a lot bigger.
Pandora was once the leader by a long shot in the music streaming space. But today, all eyes are on the neon-green world of Spotify as the next heir to the throne. Spotify is currently touting over 75 million users, […]
Spotify's music streaming model leverages growing network effects to (hopefully) save the struggling music industry.
YouTube is the master of both direct and indirect network effects. Take a look…
Whenever a user likes a new song, Pandora’s playlist choices improve for ALL uses