How a Secret Meeting With Steve Jobs Led to Disney's 'Digital Wake-Up Call' - Inc.

When competing against Netflix, it helps to have Steve Jobs in your corner. During the early 2000s, Jobs played a critical role in shaping the business strategy of the Walt Disney Company. In this excerpt from their new book Binge Times: Inside Hollywood’s Furious Billion-Dollar Battle to Take Down Netflix (from William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins) […]

Merlin strikes partnership with South Korean streaming app FLO - Music Business Worldwide

Merlin, the global rights agency for the independent label sector, has inked a partnership with South Korea-based music streaming app FLO.FLO was launched in 2018 by South Korea-headquartered Dreamus Company, a consolidated subsidiary of SK Square, an investment business arm of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, and in cooperation with music labels such as JYP […]

LA Music-Tech Startup trac Raises $2.5M to Create the Operating System for Artists' Careers, Bridging Web2 and Web3 - -

LOS ANGELES-(BUSINESS WIRE)-trac, a music-tech company, today announced it has closed a $2.5 million pre-seed round led by Lagos, Nigeria-based Zrosk Investment Management—with participation from AppWorks, InfinityVC, Calm Company Fund, Dapper Labs, as well as key angels including Roham Gharegozlou and Siqi Chen. trac will use the funding to scale the business and increase its […]

Amy Thomson: How I'd Fix The Music Industry In 3 Easy Steps - Music Business Worldwide

You can listen to the MBW Podcast above, or on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart etc. via this link.Amy Thomson is Chief Catalog Officer of Hipgnosis Song Management.There, her job is to maximize earnings and exposure for a collection of around 65,000 songs cumulatively worth more than $2.5 billion.This role gives Thomson a […]