101 Top Music Startups and Companies in Canada

August 7, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Music companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Music industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Music Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

LANDR

LANDR

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LANDR is a company that empowers musicians to create and get heard.

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Voices

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Voices is the #1 creative services marketplace, connecting brands with the professional creative talent they need.

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Stingray

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Stingray Business is a leader in the field of media solutions, including commercial music, digital innovations & in-store audio advertising.

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Beatdapp

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Beatdapp offers a tracking system that authenticates, verifies, and validates media streamed in real time.

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AmpMe

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AmpMe is the most portable sound system allowing you to stream music anywhere. Play music and turn your iOS and Android phones.

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ole

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ole is a rights management company that provides the entertainment industry with IP acquisitions and creative development services.

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eno

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Neurotech and music to improve your productivity

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Calm Radio

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Calm Radio is the world’s largest music streaming company focused on calm, relaxing music with over 260 channels.

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ORA Graphene Audio Inc.

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Advanced Nanomaterials for High Performance Loudspeakers

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Synervoz Communications

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Synervoz is building the world’s most flexible communications platform.

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Nettwerk Music Group

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Nettwerk Music Group provides synchronization, co-writer, and other publishing activities for North American artists and writers.

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SiriusXM Canada

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SiriusXM Canada is a Canadian radio channel broadcasting satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, entertainment, and more.

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Jamstack

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The World’s First Attachable Guitar Amp.

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Byta

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The platform for music before it’s on streaming services

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LUCID, Inc.

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LUCID curates and creates personalized therapeutic music using biometrics, psychometrics, and AI to improve mental health and wellness.

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FIX

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FIX is an aggregated API platform empowering music fans to take in their daily musical content in one simple solution.

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Royaltymine

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Royaltymine is a music fundraising/investment platform.

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Mass Fidelity

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Mass Fidelity is a technology company that delivers beautifully designed and inventive audio products.

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Marcato Digital Solutions

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Marcato Digital Solutions has developed a fully integrated scalable web-based management service.

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Listn

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Share and listen to your friends’ music, free no matter where you listen to your music.

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Entertainment One

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Entertainment One is an online platform that provides its users with media content.

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StreamTheWorld

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StreamTheWorld is a streaming technology and services company allowing radio and TV broadcasters to generate online revenue.

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Rave Inc.

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Rave is a new way to watch videos, listen to music, and hang out with friends.

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SWFTCharge

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Eliminating low battery anxiety at music festivals, concerts and live events!

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Wavo.me

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Advanced Analytics for Music Professionals. Make your marketing predictable and scaleable with Wavo.

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iConnectivity

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iConnectivity develops hardware for musicians that introduces new music creation models.

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Medly Labs

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Medly takes a new approach to the way music is made, letting both seasoned and new musicians make epic music.

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Canadian Independent Music Association

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Canadian Independent Music Association connect Canadian music professionals with other industry professionals around the world.

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Experience Headphones

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Specializing in high fashion headphones and designer accessories. We bring a fully integrative Retail 2.

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180 Drums

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180 Drums is an online video tutorial that teaches drum lessons for the drummers.

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Backstageplay

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Backstageplay is a gamification platform that marries the vastly popular and lucrative world of online gaming with artists.

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Singspiel

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Singspiel is an e-learning platform offering software to help the music education community.

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OVO Sound

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OVO Sound is a Canadian record label founded by rapper Drake.

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Bandzoogle

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Band websites that work + Direct-to-fan marketing and commerce tools. All day, and all of the night. Check out http://bandzoogle.com/blog

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BlogTo

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Toronto’s source for local news and culture, restaurant reviews, event listings and the best of the city.

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KAMLOOPS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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Kamloops is a major music organization in Kamloops region that organize orchestra and educational programs.

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Cardinote

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We made Tabophone: a guitar pickup that writes music for you automatically!

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Renaissance

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Renaissance allows artists to amplify their streaming traction and tap into a community of their super fans.

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Sumbola

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Sumbola is a cloud-based transmedia publishing platform for content creators to develop, share and sell their digital creations.

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LyricFind

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LyricFind aggregates licensing and content for the use of song lyrics in digital applications.

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Collective Arts brewing Limited

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Collective Arts is a beer company fusing the craft of brewing with the talents of emerging artists, musicians, photographers & filmmakers.

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TuneStars

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TuneStars is a new social media platform to help music artists, fans, and executives meet, create, and discover the world’s best music.

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Premiumbeat.com

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Premiumbeat.com is a royalty free, online music library providing sounds effects and music for consumers to use.

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Bluesound

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Bluesound is a company that makes a home wireless system into a home theater for music players.

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VOISE

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VOISE a blockchain powered anonymous decentralized platform with personalized token based on Ethereum’s.

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Tradable Bits

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Know Your Fans, Market Smarter. Tradable Bits is the leading fan-based marketing platform for music and sports.

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Audible Reality

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Audible Reality connects the world with unique, personalized and shared sound experiences through proprietary AI-driven 3D audio technology.

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MIKA Audio

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Smart Wireless HI-FI music player

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Soundskrit

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Soundskrit manufactures audio applications.

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Sodatone

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Large-scale analytics platform for the music industry.

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AGNT

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AGNT is a digital booking platform that provides access to thousands of real DJs & a suite of tools that manages every stage of the booking.

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SKIO Music

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A legal collaboration platform and licensing marketplace for the music industry.

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Hitlab

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Hitlab is a tech media company employing pattern-matching technology to connect artists with fans.

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MDIIO

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MDIIO is connecting songwriters to the music industry to help them collaborate, manage, and earn royalties on their music.

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Hypetroop

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Hypetroop is a social network platform for creative professionals.

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HipHopDX

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HipHopDX is an online source for Hip Hop news, interviews, music, and reviews as well as videos and mixtapes updated daily.

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Notetracks Inc.

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Notetracks is a workflow and productivity tool for music creators and collaborators.

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SOCAN

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SOCAN, the member-based organization that represents the performing rights of more than four-million music creators and publishers.

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RedPine

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RedPine is an application specially designed and developed for artists to manage and organizes their own shows and concerts.

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Fan.si

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Fan.si is a platform allowing fans to support artists and artists to deeply engage with fans.

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Derivative

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Derivative is a software company that offers TouchDesigner, a visual development platform.

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Monstercat

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Monstercat is a Canadian-based independent electronic dance music record label located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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MetroLyrics

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MetroLyrics is a song lyrics website that houses a searchable database of licensed song lyrics across all genres.

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AVS Forum

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AVS Forum is an online community and platform that is focused on home-based audio and video entertainment.

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Newfoundland Capital

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One of Canada’s leading radio broadcasters with 101 broadcast licences (72 radio stations and 29 repeating signals) across Canada.

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RX MUSIC

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RX Music is a consultancy service for experience-driven brands providing Licensed Music for Business, Curation, AV Design & Integration

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Groupe V Média

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Groupe V Média is a entertainment and content delivery company.

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FANS Entertainment

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FANS Entertainment is creating a new dimension for live entertainment promoters to connect to their fans.

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Sessionwire Communications

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Sessionwire seeks to connect music makers, and their music making software, in a live, worldwide, studio-like environment.

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Upscale Technology

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Software tools that help musicians and sound engineers making performances sound great!

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SoCast Digital

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Digital Growth Made Easy

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Tunezy

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Tunezy is a social platform for emerging and independent musicians to reach the community and collaborate with fans.

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LMK Technologies, LLC

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Chunky’s Cinema Pub is an entertainment company that organizes functions, birthday parties, and corporate functions.

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Greencopper

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Greencopper offers innovative technologies for music festivals and venues. Greencopper powers apps + web embeds for over 300 festivals.

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PetBot

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Innovative entertainment gadget for the whole family and their pets

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Banger

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BANGER is the world’s preeminent creator of Heavy Metal content.

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Cargoh.com

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Cargoh is a curated social marketplace for indie creative with a focus on art, design and indie culture.

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Riff

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Riff builds a robo-adviser that provides growth plans to musicians, connects them with industry contacts & gives access to a platform.

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Metatube

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Metatube allow users, to create one of the most awesome video streaming communities.

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JamCam

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Capture and share life’s musical moments, in short looping videos.

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Nelvana Digital

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Award-winning interactive studio specializing in the creation of premier online

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Mixonset

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Mixonset is an AI and professional DJ expertise company.

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MOKO

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The first ever streaming app for Afro-Caribbean and World music.

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Long & McQuade Musical Instruments

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For more than 80 years our firm has specialized in personal injury, property and insurance related claims on behalf of both individuals.

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TicketBreak

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TicketBreak, the ticketing service company owned by MapleCore Ltd., a leading Canadian independent music company.

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SkreemR Search

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SkreemR is an MP3 search engine allowing users to search the web for music downloads, podcasts, ringtones, remixes and other music content.

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JAM Industries

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JAM Industries is serving the professional audio, musical instruments and consumer electronics product sectors.

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PushLife

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Pushlife is a mobile commerce platform for mobile operators.

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Sworly

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Sworly offers a community-based platform that enables its users to find, listen, and share music playlists.

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Spliqs Intelligent Media

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Spliqs is an application that enables users to create music.

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Hype Entertainment

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Calgary DJ company Hype Entertainment offers professional wedding DJ services, corporate event DJs, bar DJs and music trivia hosting.

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Shambhala Music Festival

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Shambhala Music Festival was born from a vision as grassroots as it gets.

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Hillydilly

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Hillydilly.com is a website dedicated to unearthing new music, pushing only the best, and ultimately, connecting the average music fan.

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TunePocket

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TunePocket is a music app

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Casa Blanca Media

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Casablanca provide domestic and foreign music publishing administration services to copyright owners around the globe.

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Groove (dba Zikera)

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Groove (dba Zikera) is a music service that powers music recommendations and generates personalized playlists using machine-learning.

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Frettable

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Frettable is a company that provides tool to transform audio to sheet music.

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Yangaroo

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Yangaroo offers business-to-business delivery solutions for the music and advertising industries.

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Bopper

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Bopper, the only music discovery and live licensing platform created specifically for Ad Pros

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PianoShelf

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Social platform + sheetmusic for piano players.

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Entertainment One- Music

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Entertainment One is an online platform that provides its users with media content.

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