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Musiio has raised $1 million from a number of traders.
Wavemaker Partners, Exponential Creativity Ventures have been the 2 greatest names to leap into this preliminary spherical. Several different undisclosed angel traders took half within the financing.
Musiio is a music-based start-up that makes use of synthetic intelligence to investigate music catalogs. It makes music compositions searchable by a variety property, just like how Google indexes content material for the online. For instance, the corporate may help slender down a particular set vocals in response to a focused request.
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 scale back the inefficiencies in present music curation by utilizing AI to enhance human curation. Once packaged, the AI behind Musiio can be utilized by streaming music providers to supply 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. “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 has produced a professional idea that its AI curation expertise works. The startup will probably be near saying at the very least 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 12 months as half an accelerator program based mostly in London with progress ambitions in Asia.
Musiio now has seven full-time employees.