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Whyd, The Music Streaming Social Network, Launches Publicly After Raising $700,000 Seed Round | TechCrunch

Whyd, The Music Streaming Social Network, Launches Publicly After Raising $700,000 Seed Round | TechCrunch | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

Whyd, the French startup that lets you curate your favourite music tracks from YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, Dailymotion and various MP3 blogs, and connect with likeminded tastemakers, is ditching its invite-wall today to open fully to the public.

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Whyd is building a killer service upon various services' API. Expect many startups to do the same!

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Manner Torris's curator insight, November 4, 2014 4:13 PM

This is an example to show the public that there is large group of individuals that believe in streaming free music to others. Whyd is program that allows French Citizens to access all current artist and their music through online streaming. 

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Digital Music News - Does Midem Still Matter? The Facelift Finally Begins...

Digital Music News - Does Midem Still Matter? The Facelift Finally Begins... | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

You may be here this year. But what about next year, and the year after that? This is now an obvious problem for Midem organizers, who finally got the memo that legacy doesn't pay the bills. Which is why a complete facelift is now underway, with SXSW and even upstarts like the SF MusicTech Summit informing the transformation. The highly-structured presentations and discussion blocks of yesteryear have been replaced with frenetic, all-at-once how-tos, with lots of emphasis on DIY, startups, and 'hothouse' innovation. This is now a legacy conference struggling to find a brand-new sweet-spot, whatever that may be.

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