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Provenance.

Permanence.

perpetuity.

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for creators

easy licensing & metadata management

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example solutions for artists

Painlessly keep track of your song ownership, changes, and claims using dotbc

 
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Digitally inscribe songwriter and performer information into your track, right from your workstation.

 
 
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License a song quickly even when you're on the run using smart contracts embedded into songs.

 
 
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Take back your freedom and peace of mind, knowing content providers have the information they need to pay you.

 
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for companies

rights ownership across multiple parties - made easy

example solutions for companies

increasing efficiency and revenue for Labels, Publishers, PROs, & DSPs

 
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When ownership changes hands between parties, dotBC offers streamlined claim/relinquish workflows to reduce delay in metadata updates.

 
 
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DSPs are automatically and seamlessly notified of all changes - eliminating take-down flows and saving valuable time.

 
 
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dotBC significantly reduces data management costs - and can fit in with your company's existing DDEX and CWR data management systems.

 
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technology

 

Our Team

The most experienced founders in music rights management, metadata, technology and business.

 
 
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KEN UMEZAKI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

"A quote can go here of something Ken said that is profound."

Ken is an angel investor and business advisor for digital music startups, through his company Digital Daruma, with a specific focus on artist facing music and media service companies. His past experience includes 25 years in financial services trading, asset management and senior management positions. 

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BENJI ROGERS

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

"A quote can go here of something Benji said that is profound."

Benji is a British-born, New York-based entrepreneur, technologist, musician, and the founder of PledgeMusic. An early pioneer of the direct artist-to-fan model of distributing music, Rogers founded PledgeMusic based on the belief that artists should share the process of their artistic output, not just the finished product. Benji now operates as the Chief Strategy Officer at PledgeMusic. 

 
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CHRIS TSE

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Chris is a technologist by trade, a designer in practice, and an entrepreneur at heart. Chris is the co-founder and CTO of Monegraph, where he leads the development of decentralized digital markets with a combination of cloud and blockchain-based tools.

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CHRIS MCMURTRY

HEAD of DATA

Chris is a native of Nashville (Music City, USA), classical composer, technologist, and founder of Dart, The Music Metadata Company™. He continues his mission of ensuring that data does not get in the way of accurate payment and attribution through the development of RAI and as Head of Music at the LA-based payments company, Exactuals.

 
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CHLOE JOHNSON

CLIENT + QA ASSOCIATE

Chloe is an American-born, London-based, music management consultant and technologist. After studying to become a classical composer and opera singer, she promptly took a sharp right turn and became a jazz music venue manager, and then a product manager for both independent artists and major record companies. Chloe joined dotBC in 2017 as website designer, marketing & community manager, and is now also a client and QA associate.

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ALLEN BARGFREDE

Allen has been working in the Music Industry for over 20 years as a media strategist, lawyer, professor, artist manager, and author. He is a founder of the Rethink Music Initiative at Berklee College of Music as well as the new graduate Global Entertainment and Music Business program at Berklee's Valencia, Spain Campus.

 
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BILL WILSON

Bill is a seasoned entertainment exec with a diverse background in label operations, business development, social media and mobile commerce. He serves as the VP of Digital Strategy and Business Development at the Music Business Association.

If you'd like to get more information email one of us below: 

GENERAL & PUBLICITY

chloe@dotblockchainmedia.com

LEGAL

allen@dotblockchainmedia.com

BUSINESS

ken@dotblockchainmedia.com

TECHNICAL

chris@dotblockchainmedia.com

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New york, London, Paris + Portland

HEADQUARTERS

99 Gold Street #1C, New York, NY, 11201

 

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