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e-thomsen music launches own site

e-thomsen music launches own site

As a result of increased activity e-thomsen music has launched its own site: e-music.site At the same time Soundtrack Your Life has changed name to TIX3. This is a result of increasing pressure from some of the streaming sites to reduce the amount of artists with too...

Flexport – is it actually that fluffy?

Flexport – is it actually that fluffy?

With its latest funding round, Flexport officially entered the unicorn territory and, according to Agnes from Despicable Me, just became "so fluffy" - an opinion shared by many industry insiders. The lead investor, Softbank, may have been grabbing headlines for its...

The year in (e-thomsen) music

The year in (e-thomsen) music

2018 was the first full year for e-thomsen music, and although it isn't exactly Universal or Sony Music it has actually started to get close to break even. The most popular artist was Soundtrack Your Life with 25.000 streams of the context dependent tracks. What does...

What to read during the holiday season

What to read during the holiday season

The holiday season is a great time to recharge, spend time with the people you should have spent more time with all year, recharge and get inspired. However, breakthrough innovation and inspiration rarely comes from the sources we always use, but rather ones we...

Don’t place all you bets on one horse

Don’t place all you bets on one horse

One of the greatest AHA! moments I had when I started to spend time with VCs and PEs some years ago was that they did not look at the path to success the same way I did.  In a large corporate we would determine our capability gaps and then, using relatively...

Coops tranformation handler om meget mere end teknologi [Danish]

Coops tranformation handler om meget mere end teknologi [Danish]

Coops medlemsdemokrati har mange fordele, ikke mindst den loyalitet der skabes lokalt, men der er også ulemper. Skal Coop have succes med deres seneste digitale satsning skal de, ligesom alle andre store virksomheder, revurdere hvorledes de træffer beslutninger på...

SwanLeap at the top of Inc.5000

SwanLeap at the top of Inc.5000

Impressively SwanLeap has been ranked as the (privately owned) company with the highest growth rate in North America by Inc.5000. SwanLeap produces NextGen TMS ("Beyond TMS" as the have tagged it) using AI and real-time analytics to automate the supply chain...

Is “Digital” the end of the World as we know it?

Is “Digital” the end of the World as we know it?

We get bombarded with articles, interviews and even songs (OK, maybe just one from R.E.M. back in 1987) telling us that "digital" will disrupt everything you do, robots will take over etc.If we look at history, we can firstly safely assume that we have learnt nothing...

What can we learn from the music industry?

What can we learn from the music industry?

I think we have now all heard the story of how Apple (and Napster) transformed the music industry with the iPod/iPhone and iTunes...so I won't spend much time on that. The music industry, though, is still an excellent example of some of the consequences of...