Jason Calacanis and Why He Turned Down Funding from YouTube

This is a great article by Jason Calacanis on why he turned down funding from YouTube and why content creators need to think beyond YouTube.

Jason runs a YouTube Channel with 20-30 million views per month. He gives great reasoning to why someone needs to create a strong YouTube competitor.

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Spotify Buy Visual Platform CrowdAlbum For Artist Promotion

Spotify’s have just bought social media aggregator CrowdAlbum that creates a “visual history” of their performances to help artists market themselves. Spotify announced that they had acquired a new company, CrowdAlbum, yesterday. The company which launched in 2013…

Billboard Partner With Spotify To Stream Charts and New Features

Spotify will power over 75 of Billboard’s music charts along with new Billboard features like New Music Fridays. No matter your opinion on music streaming you can’t deny it’s massively important to the music industry…