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WMG Boost is a seed stage venture fund founded in 2018 by Warner Music Group, investing in the companies, ideas, and entrepreneurs that will drive the evolution of the music industry; whether the concept enhances the way people enjoy or discover music and music experiences, helps us get closer to our consumers, or is out to completely disrupt the way the industry works.

Not your typical seed fund, by working with WMG Boost, you have access to not only Warner Music Group’s capital, but also to strategic advice and mentorship that no other investor can bring to the table

Did you know...

Ron Conway is considered Silicon Valley’s “super angel” known for his early support of media companies such as Facebook, Buzzfeed, Photobucket, RockYou, and Napster.

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