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Spotify Plans To Enter a Partnership Deal With Sprint
/ April 14, 2014 4:41 pm
Spotify Plans To Enter a Partnership Deal With Sprint

Re/code last week reported that Spotify is planning to enter a partnership with Sprint to provide streaming music to its mobile customers. According to the report, the partnership deal will look similar to the Beats Music deal with AT&T, including free Spotify trials for Sprint customers and access to the carrier’s billing system. . Read More

U.S. Venture Capital Firms Raise Most Money Since 2007 During Q1
/ April 14, 2014 4:05 pm
U.S. Venture Capital Firms Raise Most Money Since 2007 During Q1

U.S. venture capital firms raised $8.9 billion in new commitments during the first quarter, the highest quarterly figure since 2007, according to a new report from Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). . Read More

Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology
/ April 11, 2014 3:50 pm
Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has announced that it will acquire comiXology, a service that provides digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others. Today, comiXology provides more than 50,000 comics for sale. . Read More

Kenshoo Raises $20 Million in New Funding
/ April 8, 2014 5:24 pm
Kenshoo Raises $20 Million in New Funding

Kenshoo, a San Francisco-based developer of cloud-based digital marketing tools and predictive media optimization technology, said on Tuesday it has raised $20 million in a new round of funding, led by Bain Capital Ventures. Previous backers Sequoia Capital, Arts Alliance and Tenaya Capital also participated in the round. Deepak Sindwani, a partner at Bain, will join the company's board of directors. Read More

Rhapsody & Napster Reach More than 1.7 Million Paid Subscribers
/ April 8, 2014 9:02 am
Rhapsody & Napster Reach More than 1.7 Million Paid Subscribers

Rhapsody International, parent company of leading streaming music services, Napster and Rhapsody, today announced the services have grown the total paid global subscriber base by 63 percent year over year. Read More

Maker Studios and Music Choice Create Distribution Partnership
/ March 28, 2014 9:36 am
Maker Studios and Music Choice Create Distribution Partnership

Maker Studios, one of the leading networks of online video content on YouTube recently acquired by The Walt Disney Company, today announced a strategic partnership that will bring some of the biggest YouTube stars to Music Choice, a leading free video on demand provider in the US. . Read More

NewsCred Reveals Content Marketing Partnerships with Getty Images, Visual.ly, Others
/ March 27, 2014 4:28 pm
NewsCred Reveals Content Marketing Partnerships with Getty Images, Visual.ly, Others

TechCrunch reports that content marketing startup NewsCred has entered into content marketing partnerships with Getty Images, Visual.ly, and others. Through this new partnership program, NewsCred allows marketers to acquire work from organizations such as Visual.ly and Getty Images. . Read More

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