CB Insights, a relatively new site that's building a database of startup and VC investment information, recently took a look at music startups and noted, that though the kinds of deals they're tracking have risen in the last couple of years, a smaller percentage of them have been for U.S.-based companies. Though they seem to be confusing licensing hurdles with government regulations, the discussion does raise the question: What would happen if the music industry managed licensing in a way that allowed for early experimentation before facing prohibitive fees? Is U.S. Government Regulation Negatively Affecting Startup Investments? CB Insights points...

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