KEC: Startup Success Looks Like This

Michael Amburgey News & Press

This is What “Startup Success” Looks Like Read original article here by Jonathan Sexton Startup Success, for better or for worse, is usually measured by “amount of funds raised.”  I’m not here to contradict that.  “Access to Capital” is critical to the success of a young business, especially one that’s proven it solves a problem and has some traction in …

karaoQ at Music Biz 2016: Starting Up In Music Tech: The Agony & The Ecstasy

Michael Amburgey News & Press

  This panel explored the promise and the reality of building and growing a startup in music tech – the good, the bad and the ugly. They covered topics such as moving from idea to business model, from business model to customer discovery, to product development, to business creation and growth.  Across this spectrum, the panelists discussed the opportunities and challenges of …

Moving the Karaoke Industry into this Century

Michael Amburgey News & Press

Moving the Karaoke Industry into this Century with Michael Amburgey of KaraoQ Michael Amburgey, Founder and CEO of hiVolume Media Co. and their flagship product KaraoQ, talks with us about rolling out their karaoke app and replacing old, tedious processes with new technology. He talks about the value props not only to the venues, but to the KJs and patrons …

karaoQ – Startup Trying to Save the Music Business by Disrupting it

Michael Amburgey News & Press

These Startups Are Trying to Save the Music Business by Disrupting it Read original article on Inc.com At a recent event hosted by Inc., a group of entrepreneurs pitched investors on new business models aimed at turning the music industry around. BY EDWARD COX @edwardcox88   With the backing of music industry executives whose clients include bands like Kings of Leon, it’s …

The Faces of Nashville’s Music Tech Scene

Michael Amburgey News & Press

CATHERINE CLIFFORD ENTREPRENEUR STAFF Frequently covers crowdfunding, the sharing economy and social entrepreneurship The Faces of Nashville’s Music Tech Scene Read Original Article on Entrepreneur.com DECEMBER 9, 2015 After an evening rolling through the bars on Lower Broadway in downtown Nashville, where tip jars are passed around to pay the live musicians, it may seem like there hasn’t been much …

karaoQ CEO Michael Amburgey Pitches at Project Music Startup Showcase

Michael Amburgey News & Press

April 23, 2015 Nashville, Tennessee Michael Amburgey, CEO and Co-Founder of hiVolume Media Company dba karaoQ pitched our launch product along with 7 other CEOs as part of the Project Music Startup Showcase. Project Music is a 14-week music-tech accelerator that is the first of it’s kind here in the United States. Spurred by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Project Music …