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Major record companies are eager to invest in tech start-ups and tap into their expertise.


  • The music sector has realized the need to engage with likely technology disruptors at an early stage as a means of obtaining a degree of control over the way innovations are used, as well as of extracting value from start-ups that may well be worth billions of dollars in just a few years’ time.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the latest investments by the major record companies in tech innovation.
  • The note also suggests which innovations are likely to boost the recorded-music industry going forward.

Key questions answered

  • Which tech start-ups have attracted major record company interest?
  • What tech is likely to figure in the recorded-music industry future?

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  • Summary
  • Majors embrace digital technology
  • Technology behind the recorded-music turnaround
  • Targeting the future disruptors


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