The Gig Economy Gets A Taste Of Regulatory Oversight

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Back in May, we pointed out an article that was examining the business practices of Sofar Sounds, a presenter of non-classical music events in small venues. In a nutshell, the company’s business model has come under scrutiny of the New York State Department of Labor, who confirmed an investigation into Sofar Sounds is in motion. An article by Matthew Ismael Ruiz broke the news at pitchfork.com. According to the original article …

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Examining The Groupmuse Business Model Part 2

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In Part 1, we examined the revenue end of Groupmuse’s business plan but on the other side of the balance sheet are expenses and when it comes to live classical music, the dominant expense typically involves artistic labor costs. But this is where Groupmuse is different; simply put, they don’t pay the musicians at all for their house party events. Groupmuse’s primary service offering is organizing classical music house parties that …

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Examining The Groupmuse Business Model Part 1

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In a field where business models are well defined, it’s always intriguing to see something new come along. One of the latest entries into that arena is Groupmuse, a for-profit business that facilitates house parties which feature classical musicians. Groupmuse founder, Sam Bodkin, launched the first of these events in January, 2013 and since then, the business has grown and received its fair share of positive press from mainstream outlets that …

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