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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, taishi@tdms.jp 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 http://crackmagazine.net/2016/01/qrates-add-a-distribution-service-to-their-crowd-funding-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, liz@dropbox.com 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, disruptors@ent-intell.com 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, danm@elevensevenmusic.com 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, suzanne@songsplits.com 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