“Streaming DJ-sets startup Chew raises £123k”

chewtv: British streaming-video startup Chew, which describes itself as ‘Twitch for DJs’, has raised a first investment round of £123k shortly after graduating from the Ignite startup accelerator.  The round comes from angel investors including Friends Reunited founder Stephen Pankhurst, prolific tech investor Doug Scott, Playfair Capital’s Founder Fede Pirzio-Biroli (who invested personally), well-known angel […]

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Apps for VoyeursChew is over 4 months old now. One of my favourite features of the platform over those months has been the live streaming collection on Product Hunt – Apps for Voyeurs.

MTV on Tumblr and Instagram

In related news to Instagram’s new music account.. it appears MTV are really pushing their MTV Tumblr and Instagram accounts too. Both of which have popped up in my feeds in recent days. Do you follow either? What do you think of the content?

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Instagram is launching a dedicated music accountWith the average user and outlets like MTV already sharing tons of music-focused content online, Instagram is launching a music-focused stream of its own. Simply called @music, the account will…It’s interesting to see Instagram’s approach to foster music on it’s platform. Twitter’s attempt fell flat and was quickly buried, here Instagram are going for a real underground/unsigned approach. We’ll all be following closely I’m sure.

Inside Chew Tech #12 – Tagging

chewtv: Since we launched Chew in January, our focus has been building the simplest way for DJs to broadcast their sets to the world. As more and more DJs stream and upload to Chew, our content archive has grown exponentially! So much so that we’re now at 9,000 shows and counting. We see Chew’s future as […]

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Really interesting morning watch. Here Leo Laporte leads a panel on the future of broadcasting.

Chew hopes to entice superstars to its ‘Twitch for DJs’ live-streaming serviceBut the British startup will still focus on grassroots, insisting real power in global community is with bedroom DJsThe first 3 months for Chew things have accelerated to break neck speed. From a super simple MVP in January to 4000 DJs. In this article Stuart picked through our hour long interview for our plans and our challenges over the coming 6 months. I’m excited to see where we get in that time. 

The DJ Revolution Will Be Televised“Think of Chew as the ‘Twitch.tv for DJs’,” says Chew co-founder Wil Benton. “It’s a platform where DJs can learn from one another, enjoy each other’s…If you missed it a few days ago Chew was featured in TechCrunch. Things have come a long way from working on the Overground trains in and out of town to meeting up with Wil and working in Google Campus all the way to Campus North and Ignite.I’m really looking forward to what’s to come.

Trent Reznor talks Beats Music and Apple’s secret project – CNETIt turns out that Trent Reznor – Nine Inch Nails frontman – was working for Beats during it’s acquisition by Apple recently. This interview with CNET doesn’t really give anything away but it will be interesting to see what comes out of his time at Apple.

Deezer Buys Stitcher – What It Means for PodcastingToday streaming music service Deezer announced the acquisition of Stitcher, which delivers talk content and podcasts. This is what it means for podcasting. It’s really interesting how podcasting is becoming a big thing again. Such an old technology is now incredibly relevant again.

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