karaoQ Technology Startup Finalist for Next Awards

Michael Amburgey News & Press

Brought to you by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, the Next Awards recognize entrepreneurial-minded companies in Middle Tennessee – as well as the entrepreneurs who make a significant impact on our local economy – making Nashville one of the best cities in the U.S. to start a business. The NEXT Awards were designed to celebrate …

Business Startup Spotlight: karaoQ

Michael Amburgey News & Press

  An estimated 93% of DJs still use printed songbooks and paper-slips for patrons. This becomes an exhaustive expense for the DJ and venue. The resulting pains are a negative experience for patrons and result in lower dwell times, less repeat patronage, and fewer dollars spent in-venue.  

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 …

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 …

Karaoke Summit 15 focuses on industry legitimacy, growth, and innovation

Michael Amburgey News & Press

Karaoke Summit 15 – the live webcast from Knoxville and Nashville covering the state of the karaoke industry with topics covering the industry’s brand, piracy, legitimacy, profitability, growth, innovation, and a focus to venues and KJs across the world. The event was hosted with an opening monologue from Dr. Drax, CEO of the American Disc Jockey Association Karaoke Summit 15 …

Nashvillians Changing The Karaoke Industry With KaraoQ Mobile App

Michael Amburgey News & Press

Article from Ian at NashZINE.com Photo Credit: ChrisBlanz.com   A few years ago when I attended college a few friends of mine on a Wednesday night loved going to the local bar getting our beer specials and then hopping across the street to the next bar for some karaoke. This bar wasn’t the biggest bar, but it sure did pack …