Smartphones & Music

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been within earshot of the music industry over the past five years, you’ve probably come across Music in The Air, a thorough and oft-cited report from Lisa Yang at Goldman Sachs. The key takeaway? Industry revenues are projected to reach $131B by 2030. But there are some terrific Read more…

Leading Entertainment and Music Rights Expert Priyanka Khimani Joins Beatdapp Board of Advisors

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a notable development, Priyanka Khimani, India’s leading entertainment and music rights expert and co-founding partner of the Mumbai based law firm, Anand & Khimani has joined the Board of Advisors for Beatdapp, the Canadian blockchain based music start up. An exciting addition to the Indian music space, Beatdapp is Read more…

Whac a Mole

Reading Time: 4 minutes Streaming fraud is a multi-million dollar problem in our industry. Don’t just take our word for it: Rolling Stone, Music Business Worldwide, Billboard, Variety, Quartz and too many others to name have been on this beat for some time.   Tim Ingham, Publisher of MusicBusiness Worldwide, sums up the incentives driving fraud like this: Streaming fraud is Read more…

We’re Going Fast

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well said, Ricky Bobby. Us too!  When we started Beatdapp, we knew our technology had to be fast. Faster than any available blockchain technology, then and now.  We had to go fast because of you: the streamer with a voracious appetite for music. To validate and authenticate every transaction in Read more…

GuildOne and Beatdapp Agree to Three-Year Blockchain Technology Partnership to Transform Music Streaming Royalty Payouts in India and Japan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canadian blockchain leaders are collaborating to help music labels and artists get paid faster and more accurately on hundreds of millions of dollars in streaming media royalties in India and Japan Calgary-based blockchain developer GuildOne Inc. (GuildOne) and Vancouver-based Beatdapp Software Inc. (Beatdapp) are pleased to announce a three-year exclusive Read more…