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This week in digital music

Major Label Licensing Will Kill Your Startup The free spoken Michael Robertson did not mince his words when he appeared at the SF MusicTech Summit this week. Robertson, who founded MP3tunes, made his feelings about music startups and the major labels clear. He basically told the assembled crowd to avoid major label licensing or die […]

Stuff that I found interesting week 8

100 million USD funding round puts Spotify at 1 billion USD valuation Reports and rumours of Spotify’s recent fundraising endeavours have circled the Internet this week. Word is that Spotify is raising over 100 million USD. The deal is led by Russian venture firm DST, who has previous investments in Facebook, Groupon and Zynga. Over […]