Dick Wingate acts as a bridge between the music and technology industries, providing business development, content licensing, artist/label relations and strategic partnerships to service providers, app developers, content owners, brands and investors. He brings his clients access to 40 years of highest level relationships, speaks regularly at industry conferences and has been quoted or featured in many national and music publications.
DEV Advisors' client Dubset Media was acquired by Pex, a rapid growth company that scans social networks and user-generated content sites for music rightsholders’ content and has collected a massive database. This deal is a happy outcome for Dubset investors and adds great value to the music industry's ecosystem. Read article
Dick Wingate spoke at the A2IM’s annual Independent Music Week Conference on the panel "Unlocking the Hidden Value in Music," focusing on the new industry of stems and samples that represents the next step in the disaggregation of songs into newly marketable components.
Dick Wingate spoke at Music Business Association’s annual conference, on the panel Stems: Unlocking the Hidden Value in A Song. The panel discussed what labels and artists are doing to prepare for the growing demand for stems as well as licensing issues and derivative works.