Music industry

The essential source of funding for the music industry

By Team JamBase March 8, 2021 3:08 PM PST

Music Benefactors is the go-to funding source for the music industry. Due to the inherent risks in the music industry, it has always been difficult to secure funding from traditional sources. When financing is available, it is usually expensive and comes with restrictive conditions.

Music Benefactors is an SEC-registered investment platform created to solve funding challenges for recording artists, music entrepreneurs and independent businesses by enabling them to partner with fans and investors who love music. music. Musicians, independent labels, music publishers, venues, producers and other music businesses use the platform to connect with fans/investors who fund projects and meet capital needs. Music Benefactors structures favorable financing solutions so that fans/investors share in the revenue generated by the projects.

“Traditional crowdfunding with railings”

Music Benefactors gives artists the money to be truly independent. Independent meant not being signed to a major label and too poor to properly market the music. Funding can be spent on projects such as touring, recording videos, monetizing old catalogs, working capital needs, acquisitions, joint ventures, and more. Music Benefactors supports artists to enable them to be well-funded independents with control of their music.

Fans and investors help them achieve this. Fans have always been the lifeblood of the music industry. Music Benefactors’ platform empowers fans to play a bigger role in helping artists succeed and make great music. Fans provide the capital that allows independent artists and music businesses to compete and thrive in an industry dominated by huge corporations.

An established or new artist can use the platform to raise capital to fund a new album. Rather than selling a back catalog, an artist, label or publisher can sell stock through the Music Benefactors platform at a favorable cash flow multiple, retaining control and management of the catalog. Independent labels can raise capital for projects or to sign and market new artists.

Venues can apply for Covid Survival Financing, cash flow-friendly debt to survive the pandemic with no payments due until concerts resume. And once concerts resume, music patrons can help defray touring costs when artists are able to hit the road again.

Music Benefactors wants to turn recording artists into sponsors and fans into sponsors. You can compare the music industry to the commercial real estate industry. There are three major music labels. There aren’t just three commercial real estate developers in the United States. Thousands of successful property developers have built their businesses by partnering with investors providing capital to complete projects.

Music can be the same way.

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[Sponsored content: Music Benefactors is a JamBase client.]