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Thefuture.fm

A music technology company focused on legally monetizing long-form audio content

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 11
  • Website thefuture.fm

Company Summary

Thefuture.fm is a cloud-based internet radio station that features mixed audio content curated by the world's top DJs and recorded live at premier clubs and exclusive events. Through the use of the audio fingerprinting and rights flow technology called MixSCAN, the platform identifies all music within long-form audio content and provides copyright holders and artists with compensation for their material via a royalty-based revenue stream.

Team

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    Michael Wenzel
    Founder & Chief Development Officer

    Prior to working at Thefuture.fm, Michael Wenzel was lead front-end developer at YouTube, where he worked on a team responsible for the overall design and architecture of the video page and reviewed a majority of the front-end code for the YouTube website. He also previously worked as a Developer at MTV Networks.

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    David Stein
    Founder & CEO

    David Stein is the inventor of MixSCAN and the CEO & co-founder of Thefuture.fm. In 2008, Dave founded Dubset.com, the precursor to Thefuture.fm that served as a beta trial amongst a select group of music industry professionals. Prior to his work with MixSCAN, Dave founded Hi Fi, a marketing agency that produced major tours, the official Heineken after-parties for the Latin Grammy Awards and dozens of other high-profile events throughout the US.

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    Nic Luciano
    CTO

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    Bob Barbiere
    COO

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    Chris Nagy
    SVP Marketing

Advisors

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    Jonathan Ain
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Alex Mashinsky
    Unconfirmed
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    John Brandt
    Unconfirmed
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    Joseph Melohn
    Unconfirmed