Musiio Raises $1 Million to Package AI Curation Services to Music Services – Digital Music News

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Musiio has raised $1 million from a number of buyers.

Wavemaker Partners, Exponential Creativity Ventures have been the 2 largest names to leap into this preliminary spherical.  Several different undisclosed angel buyers took half within the financing.

Musiio is a music-based start-up that makes use of synthetic intelligence to research music catalogs. It makes music compositions searchable just like how Google indexes content material for the net. The firm may also help slender down a selected set vocals for labels searching for that sound.

The example given by the CEO Musiio is an A&R govt at Sony searching for feminine vocalists for his or her jazz imprint.

Musiio hopes to cut back the inefficiencies in present music curation through the use of AI to reinforce human curation. Musiio is hoping to convey a Spotify-life curation expertise to smaller gamers within the music streaming business.

The AI behind Musiio may also be utilized by streaming music providers to offer music suggestions to listeners. Musiio’s first public shopper is the Free Music Archive (FMA), which is an open-source music useful resource developed by WFMU.

Musiio’s curation this listing has helped a number of tracks double their performs acquired.  “We have three pro–concept pilots presently operating on clients’ personal information and two industrial contracts in progress,” the corporate defined.

Musiio says the FMA deal was a professional idea that its AI curation expertise works. The startup will likely be near asserting not less than three new offers within the close to future. Musiio is working with each streaming firms and sync firms.

Musiio is the primary enterprise capital-backed music AI startup from Southeast Asia.

The firm raised $57,000 in funding final yr as half an accelerator program based mostly in London with progress ambitions in Asia.

Musiio now has seven full-time employees.