British startup MUSO has just raised $3.2m (£2.5m) in a Series A funding from Harwell Capital. Its tools enable rights-holders to not only protect content, but also investigate the behavior of consumers of illegal content – even connecting with them and redirecting them to official channels.Music Business Worldwide
British content-protection startup Muso has raised £2.5m (around $3.2m) in Series A funding from investment firm Harwell Capital. The company says it’ll use the funding to boost its sales and marketing team, as well as investing in its technology for tracking piracy and redirecting illegal downloaders towards legal sources of music and other content. The company says it tracked more than 191bn visits to piracy sites in 2016 alone.