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OTR column – the big players still hold all the chips

As Beyonce and Drake have shown, the great online disruption means a handful of winners still get to take it all

Drake and the city

Fri, May 6, 2016, 13:10


You’ll find this week’s On the Record column from The Ticket here. “Don’t expect any of the new tech players to disrupt this state of affairs. In technology, scale is the name of the game and scaling fast requires these companies to leverage the pulling power of big acts with pre-established audiences. Using new acts without the same profile is not going to butter any tech parsnips.”