Post Tagged with: "Canada"

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Marks Sales of 2.7 Million Copies
/ April 4, 2014 4:43 pm
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Marks Sales of 2.7 Million Copies

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Diablo III: Reaper of Souls has sold more than 2.7 million copies via retail as well as digital channels. The sales numbers for Reaper of Souls is short of the pace set by the original Diablo III, which had 6.3 million players after its first week and 3.5 million sales on the first day itself. Read More

Last.fm Ends Streaming Service
/ March 27, 2014 4:06 pm
Last.fm Ends Streaming Service

Hypebot reports that music discovery company Last.fm will ends its subscription radio streaming service on April 28. The radio service has been accessible in the U.K., U.S. and Germany as a free model, and users can access Last.fm radio on their cellphones as an ad-free experience for $3 or for €3. . Read More

Over $1 Billion Pledged to Projects on Kickstarter
/ March 3, 2014 12:00 pm
Over $1 Billion Pledged to Projects on Kickstarter

Kickstarter, the popular crowd-sourced funding platform, today announced that over $1 Billion has been pledged to projects on Kickstarter. Kickstarter made the announcement in an email. Read More

atVenu Raises $1.1 Million for Merch Sales App
/ February 5, 2014 4:00 pm
atVenu Raises $1.1 Million for Merch Sales App

Hypebot reports that merch sales app atVenu has raised $1.1 million in its seed round. The funding round was led by Real Ventures with participation from private investors from Canada and the U.S. The San Francisco-based startup will also be launching its mobile app and web applications to all artists. . Read More

Ontario Allocates $45 Million for Funding its Music Industry
/ October 30, 2013 2:46 pm
Ontario Allocates $45 Million for Funding its Music Industry

DigitalMusicNews reports that the province of Ontario, Canada, has set aside $45 million CAD for its new Ontario Music fund. The new fund for music was pioneered by Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. In an announcement made yesterday, Chan stated, “Ontario is the heartland for music in Canada, generating over $420 million in revenue, representing more than 80 percent of the national total.". Read More

Applauze Raises $7.2 Million
/ October 24, 2013 3:05 pm
Applauze Raises $7.2 Million

VentureBeat reports that Applauze has raised $7.2 million in a new round of funding. The company is based in San Franscisco, and provides an iOS app, which updates its users with thousands of events taking place in 41 cities in the U.S. and 5 cities in Canada. The events include concerts, sports games, theater productions and community events. The current round of funding was led by Jon Callaghan of True Ventures. Read More

Rdio to Offer Free Radio Stations Without Advertisements
/ October 4, 2013 4:16 pm
Rdio to Offer Free Radio Stations Without Advertisements

DigitalMusicNews reports that Rdio has announced that it will be providing free mobile Rdio radio stations to iOS and Android users. These new stations, which will be available in U.S., Canada and Australia, will be free available for all users including non-premium users. The stations will have no ads, which are common in the free versions of Pandora, iTunes Radio and Spotify. . Read More

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