Tagged: musicians

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Angels Like Rebels Secures Over $500,000 For 22 Music Artists

On Friday, Angels Like Rebels, a new platform that is dedicated to empowering musical artists through crowdfunding and crowd-marketing, announced that more than 30,000 fans have pledged over $500,000 towards 22 selected musicians just one week after launching on November 5th. Alexander Volgin, founder of Angels… Read More

New Crowdfunding Platform Audition Trail Seeks to Help Musicians With Audition Costs

AuditionTrail, a crowdfunding platform, recently launched as a new site that will allow musician backers to fund their upcoming audition travels. The platform was created by musician Miguel Sonnak, who was inspired to create the site following a visit to the Aspen Music Festival. Sonnak revealed he hopes that… Read More

StartEngine’s Gigmor Among First To Carry Out Crowdfunding Campaign Under Regulation A+

On an equity crowdfunding platform that launched the day that Regulation A+ allowed anyone to invest in early stage companies, Gigmor, Inc., a social networking platform for musicians, is among the first to carry out a crowdfunding campaign under the new regulation.  The “LinkedIn for the music industry,” Gigmor has… Read More

IgnitionDeck Acquires GIG; Set to Enable Crowdfunding Features For Indie Musicians

IgnitionDeck, Inc., a provider of WordPress-based e-commerce solutions, has acquired the popular GIG theme for musicians and bands. GIG joins Fundify, CrowdPress, and the IgnitionDeck products in the company’s line of popular offerings for fee-free crowdfunding on WordPress. GIG empowers bands and musicians to create… Read More

LRXD Teams Up with Clayton Warwick and ONEHOPE Foundation to Launch New Music Crowdfunding Platform Cadence & Cause

Advertising agency LRXD is partnering with Clayton Warwick, co-founder of The Music Ninja, and ONEHOPE Foundation to launch a crowdfunding platform that’s a mash-up of Spotify, Omaze and Kickstarter. Cadence & Cause is a new music platform that’s designed to create revenue for charities by connecting musicians and their fans… Read More

Live Music Platform & Social Network JamKazam Launches Kickstarter For New Device That Reduces Audio Processing Latency

JamKazam, the developer of a live music platform and social network for musicians, today announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its new product, JamBlaster. The device radically reduces audio processing latency compared to today’s industry standard computers and audio interfaces, enabling musicians… Read More

Brief: Patreon Reveals Backers Have Given $10 Million to Musicians & Content Creators in 2014

Patreon, a reward-based crowdfunding platform dedicated to musicians and other content creators, recently announced that backers have given $10 million to its campaigns in 2014. According to Polygon, the 2014’s $10 million is a 3,761 percent increase over last year, which saw pledges of $259,000…. Read More

Music Learning Platform Apollo-M Rockets to $35,000 in Three Days on Indiegogo

Like Spotify is to songs or Netflix is to movies, Apollo-M gives the 300+ million musicians and music teachers worldwide unlimited access to a massive library of quality graded music lessons covering all popular instruments, genres, styles and age-groups in an easy-to-use app. On Monday… Read More

Musicians Reached Almost $40,000 Within First 24 Hours of Kickstarter Campaign

New York-based musicians, Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell, launched a Kickstarter campaign on Thursday (July 17th) for their new album“Tomorrow You’re Going.” The project consists of their cover songs, which were produced by Larry Campbell. Initially seeking to raise $40,000, the project received 99% of… Read More

Launch & Release Set to Train Musicians on How to Have Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Montana-based website Launch & Release is setting out to help train musicians on how to raise more funds during their crowdfunding campaigns. The website is on a mission to lower the failure rate of music crowdfunding from 45% to 35% by January 2015 through published… Read More

Concert Crowdfunding Platform RABBL Announces New Service

Sharing exciting news to its fans, leader of crowdfunding in concerts and the world’s first social booking platform, RABBL announced earlier this week its’ latest website addition, Fan Rabbls. The new service will allow fans to prove real demand for their favorite musicans and puts… Read More

Payola.fm Helps Musicians Through Crowdfunding

Helping music artists through crowdfunding campaigns, musician-owned startup Payola.fm announced its offering bands a new way to raise funds.  Similar to giants Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the new musician crowdfunding website is focused exclusively on independent musicians.  While some bands are able to reach and attract… Read More

PledgeMusic Rethinks Crowdfunding Approach For Musicians With New Redesign

PledgeMusic has released a major redesign of their crowdfunding platform for musicians, but there is more to the redesign than just a facelift. This represents a big strategic shift for the platform, and one that says quite a bit about crowdfunding strategy for musicians and… Read More

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