Member Updates

Music Biz broadcasts the latest announcements from around our community on our social feeds as our member companies continue to push the industry forward. If you are launching a new product, have been featured in an industry trade publication, or have a major announcement coming soon, we’d love to help spread the word — share it with Henryk Bik, Music Biz’s Communications & Content Manager, at

NEW FOR 2024 Music Biz’s member news will be shared exclusively on our social channels, as the Member Updates section of our website is set to go offline later this year.

November 1, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: Exactuals

Company Name: Exactuals Website: Location: Los Angeles, CA Number of Employees: 25 Number of Years in Business: 8 Primary Contact: Bryan Walley, COO, Company Description: Exactuals works with all facets of the music industry to provide secure, transparent, and rapid payments. Our PaymentHub platform can integrate with your existing calculation systems or Exactuals can perform the royalties calculations on your behalf. Primary Service/Product: Our Software as a Service platform helps PROs, labels, licensing groups,... Read More

September 20, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: Jaxsta

Company Name: Jaxsta Website: Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia Number of Employees: 12 Number of Years in Business: 1 Primary Contact: Jacqui Louez Schoorl, Co-Founder and CEO, Company Description: Jaxsta is a Massive Music Database. So much information on the music that we love is lost or misplaced. Jaxsta’s on a mission to track it all down, verify it, and share it with the world. It is about credit where credit is due.... Read More

August 18, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: Adva Mobile

Company Name: Adva Mobile Website: Location: Westerly, RI Number of Employees: 2 Number of Years in Business: 8 Primary Contact: Jack Kelly, CEO, Company Description: Adva Mobile is technology and marketing services company dedicated to helping Artists acquire, engage, and sell to Fans on mobile phones. Primary Service/Product: We offer Artists a text marketing and email marketing platform that drives Fans to a mobile web app, where Fans can listen to music,... Read More

August 9, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: QRATES

Company Name: QRATES Location: Tokyo, Japan Number of Employees: 7 Number of Years in Business: 1 Primary Contact: Taishi Fukuyama, Chief Marketing Officer, Company Description: QRATES is a music tech startup based in Tokyo, Japan.. Primary Service/Product: QRATES build online tools for artists and brands to create on demand vinyl records by crowdfunding. Most Recent Innovation/News Item: QRATES Add a Distribution Service to Their Crowdfunding Site Looking to Gain as a Member: We hope to connect with artists/labels and brands that can leverage our on-demand vinyl crowdfunding technology.... Read More

July 14, 2016 – New Member Profile Feature: Dropbox

Company Name: Dropbox Location: San Francisco, CA Number of Employees: 1400 Number of Years in Business: 9 Primary Contact: Liz Armistead, Brand Marketing Lead, Company Description: Dropbox is a technology company that builds simple, powerful products for people and businesses. Dropbox lets you bring all your docs, photos, and videos anywhere, and share them easily. Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your phone or tablet, and the Dropbox website.... Read More

June 27, 2016 – Meet Music Biz’s Newest Member: Entertainment Intelligence

Company Name: Entertainment Intelligence Location: London, UK Number of Employees: 10 Number of Years in Business: 3 Primary Contact: Erik Gilbert, Director, Company Description: Independent start up Entertainment Intelligence (Ei) is changing the way the music industry collects, views and utilizes data. Not a generic reporting platform; Ei has built tailor made, ever evolving solutions that help the industry truly understand their market, save time and increase efficiency. Ei is unique in its ability to seamlessly blend information including social,... Read More

June 16, 2016 – Meet Music Biz’s Newest Member: Eleven Seven Music Group

Company Name: Eleven Seven Music Group Location: New York, New York Number of Employees: 20 Number of Years in Business: 10 Primary Contact: Dan Mackta, SVP, Marketing, Company Description: Eleven Seven Music Group is one of the world’s leading independent music companies. Founded in 2006 by Tenth Street Entertainment CEO Allen Kovac, the company is the global home for artists including Mötley Crüe, Papa Roach, Nothing More, Escape The Fate, Sixx:A.M., and HELLYEAH as well as Five Finger Death Punch outside of the U.S.... Read More

June 6, 2016 – Meet Music Biz’s Newest Member: SongSplits

Company Name: SongSplits Location: New York, New York Number of Employees: 10 Number of Years in Business: 4 Primary Contact: Suzanne Burge-Taylor, Head of Marketing, Company Description: Based in New York City and Atlanta, GA, SongSplits Solutions, LLC (SongSplits) is an information technology company that improves the accuracy and speed of compensation to rightsholders by efficiently collecting, confirming, documenting and distributing real-time songwriter ownership data for more than 80,000 writer representatives in over 40 countries.... Read More