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Wondery wants to become Hollywood’s podcast dream factory

When Hernan Lopez, the former chief executive of Fox International, started the podcast network Wondery roughly two years ago with a seed investment from his former bosses at Fox Networks Group, podca

Spotify hires Lady Gaga’s former manager Troy Carter to counter Tidal and Apple exclusives

Troy Carter has confirmed yesterday’s report from <a target="_blank" href="">Hits Daily Double</a> that he’s now going to work for Spotify as Global He

The List Of Crunchies Presenters Is On Fire This Year

Each year, the startup community comes together in the name of innovation to celebrate the highlights, accomplishments and feats of brilliance of the past year. John Oliver once called it "the biggest

Meet The 5 Startups Launched At Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS Demo Day

Today marked the demo day for the first batch of startups from SMASHD LABS, the LA-based accelerator started by legendary talent manager Troy Carter. When it launched, SMASHD promised that it would ac

The Truth About Streaming: It Pays Labels A Lot, They Don’t Pay Musicians

Musicians, it’s time to stop hating streaming services, and here’s why. Troy Carter, one of the world’s most powerful artist managers (John Legend, Meghan Trainor, and previously Lad

Troy Carter Discusses The State of Entertainment And Technology

Troy Carter, talent manager, VC, and founder of Atom Factory, spoke today at TechCrunch Disrupt SF about how his experience in entertainment has influenced the way he approaches the startup world. He

Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.

Troy Carter’s Atom Factory Launches An LA-Based Accelerator For Entertainment Startups

Troy Carter, talent manager to the stars (and successful VC), has announced that his company is launching SMASHD LABS, a new startup accelerator. The program will be based out of Atom Factory's L.A

Legendary Talent Manager Troy Carter To Speak At Disrupt SF

He founded the Atom Factory talent management agency, helped pop artist Lady Gaga reach millions of little monsters with a branded social network, and launched a VC firm with investments in heavyweigh

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound. What if you could slap a wireless charging case on you

Lady Gaga Splits From Manager And Rising Tech Investor Troy Carter

Troy Carter has been making a name for himself in tech thanks to investments in Uber, Spotify, and Dropbox, but his biggest tie to the music industry has just been severed. Lady Gaga has split from Ca

Augmented Reality Startup Daqri Raises $15M More, Troy Carter Joins Advisory Board

<a target="_blank" href="">Daqri</a>, a company that says it's creating the "Photoshop of augmented reality," just announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A led by <a tar

Lady Gaga’s Manager Troy Carter Says Celebrities Can’t Add Rocket Fuel To A Bad Product

Troy Carter is one incredibly interesting guy. As Lady Gaga's manager, a <a href="

Troy Carter Says The Next Technology Disruption In Music Will Happen In Terrestrial Radio

During Disrupt, Lady Gaga’s manager and Atom Factory founder, Troy Carter, suggested that the area ripe for disruption in the music industry by technology is terrestrial radio. For those who sti

Troy Carter To Bring A Bit Of Gaga’s Social Magic To Disrupt NY

He founded the <a target="_blank" href="">Atom Factory</a> talent agency. He manages Lady Gaga, and when she wanted her very own social network for her millions of "littl