New Member Profile Feature: RootNote

RootNote is a community of creatives and thinkers addressing some of the music industry’s biggest challenges. Formed from the desire to empower content creators and grow the overall industry, the company focuses on the music business’s core: the artists. Through its challenging and experiential multi-month education and incubation program, equity-based investment structure, and lifelong network of industry leaders and finance providers, RootNote is investing in the long-term success of the industry’s future stars.


Location: Nashville, TN

Number of Employees: 2

Number of Years in Business: 1

Primary Contact: Jason Burchard, Co-Founder,

Primary Service/Product: RootNote builds, supports, and invests in artist-owned companies.

Most Recent Innovation/News Item: We are currently working on a project with graduate students at the London School of Economics and Political Science to better under key performance indicators and the application of existing company evaluation metrics to the music business.

Looking to Gain as a Member: We are excited to be part of a growing industry and optimistic about the future. There is an ever increasing number of innovators, creators, and professionals in the space and we hope to find and connect with some of those thinkers through membership in Music Biz.

Decision to Join Music Biz: We joined for the networks, collaboration opportunities, and shared experience and learning.