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When is an NFT a ‘security’ and why should you care?

Hypebot reports: "There has been plenty of interest in the music industry surrounding NFTs and what they might mean for artists. Unfortunately, the recency...

Quicken, one of the ‘first fintechs,’ is being sold again

TechCrunch reports: "Five and a half years after being acquired by a private equity firm, personal finance software company Quicken is announcing that it...

The Crypto Uprising The SEC Didn’t See Coming

Forbes reports: "When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed its bombshell lawsuit against cryptocurrency innovator Ripple Labs in December 2020, it didn’t...

Founders Fund backs Royal, a music marketplace planning to sell song...

TechCrunch reports: "Founders Fund and Paradigm are leading an investment in a platform that’s aiming to wed music rights with NFTs, allowing user to...

Why Are (Some) Record Labels and Music Publishers Still Only Reporting...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "The following MBW op/ed comes from Tom Allen, Managing Director of UK-headquartered Curve Royalty Systems. Curve has worked with music...

UTA Signs Social Token Platform Rally To Connect “Crypto-Interested Talent” With...

Deadline reports: "In its latest push into the fast growing, red-hot crypto/NFT space, UTA has signed new client Rally and is working “to educate...

The Tether Controversy, Explained

The Verge reports: "What if a digital currency wipeout could injure — or even destroy — the entire cryptocurrency ecosystem? Lately, there’s been a...

New Bitcoin tax plans could stifle greener blockchain tech

The Verge reports: "Ongoing efforts to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill could reshape the cryptocurrency world, as lawmakers debate new tax-reporting requirements on various...

Music Licensing Startup Slip.stream Raises $3.25m

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Music licensing startup Slip.stream has raised $3.25m in an initial funding round. The round was led by Third Prime with...

Having Just Raised $3.5m, Swedish AI Music Startup Starmony Lets Users...

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Swedish music tech company Starmony has raised US $3.5 million from Brightly Ventures, Bonnier Ventures and Acecap along with a...