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15 Best Performing Arts Startups Worth A Follow In 2021

This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Performing Arts startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Performing Arts industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Performing Arts Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Stagetime

Stagetime

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Stagetime is an online network where artists, artistic administrators, and agents can grow as professionals.

Entertwine

Entertwine

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Entertwine is the collaboration platform and idea machine for entertainment careerists to communicate and collaborate. We’re creating a virtual platform that fosters creativity and production creation using AI recommendation systems, creating performance/mixer events, and providing all entertainment resources (jobs, auditions, opportunities, competitions, entertainment news, etc.) all in one central place.

Our customers are the careerist breaking and maintaining their presence and passion in the industry: the art student, the freelancer, and the aspiring artist. Entertwine is the solution to favoritism/tribalism and the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry..

Dept Studios, Inc.

Dept Studios, Inc.

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Dept. Studios, Inc.

is on a mission to turn universally loved IP into global immersive entertainment phenomena. We fuse cutting-edge tech and interactive theatrics to create once in a lifetime alternate reality experiences in the world’s most famous story worlds.

Our unique combination of the intimacy of immersive theatre with the spectacle and commerciality of themed entertainment creates unforgettable experiences that makes fans the protagonist of their own journey. Our team combines Global talent (Sleep No More, Secret Cinema, Meow Wolf, Elrow) with anchor investor Kevin P Ryan (MongoDB, Business Insider, Double Click) to bring excellence to the future of this exciting industry.

Dept. Studios, Inc.

is dedicated to pioneering creativity and commercial excellence that truly changes the face of both theatrical and themed entertainment for fans worldwide.. .

Thespie

Thespie

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Streaming and digital media for Theatre and the Arts

Radda

Radda

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Radda is an online platform where musicians can submit recordings of their performances and compositions to experts around the world. Radda’s mission is to facilitate the seeking and giving of advice for musicians to grow in their craft.

Radda allows people to network worldwide and connects with fellow musicians while building a community of members who are invested in helping one another.. .

Pinclap

Pinclap

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Pinclap connects target audiences with events of their interest, so that there aren’t events which don’t get “sold out” neither interested audience who miss their favorite events because they haven’t heard about them. Through a unique experience map in the world, it geolocates all the cultural events, called pinclaps, but only shows to each consumer those of their interest according to their preferences.

Besides, Pinclap provides the necessary tools to artists, venues and promoters (programming, communication and sales) for achieving maximum profitability in all their events and workshops. The “pinclaps” are cultural events classified, hyper-segmented and geolocated on a map of cultural experiences so that each clapper can easily find their perfect plan..

Staj

Staj

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Staj, pronounced “stage”, is a new and easier way for arts lovers to find local arts events. We want users to always keep up with your favorite artists and organizers, and discover new events while traveling.

We also provide artists and organizers with an all-in-one platform for managing and marketing events.. .

Danctuary

Danctuary

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Mobile App

Resonance

Resonance

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Resonance is a software platform that empowers individuals in the creative economy to build their business, hire, get hired, and manage their daily interactions. Resonance uses advanced technology that connects the ecosystems of the creative economy and enables end-to-end service transactions.

By linking these siloed ecosystems, Resonance uniquely positions itself to deliver data-driven products that will revolutionize the industry.. .

Sleekjamz NG

Sleekjamz NG

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Sleekjamz NG, help build the dream team and help the artists dreams come true. We zealously manage you (the artist) into the future, while the artist drives the creative bus.

Sleekjamz NG wear many hats, whether we’re asked to or not. In the simplest terms, we are the mediator between you the artist and the rest of the world.

Sleekjamz NG act as the ‘buffer’ between the industry/world and the artist, so the artist can leverage being one step removed and focus on their art. Our main role as manager is to develop career strategies for, and with, the artists.

We are also responsible for overseeing marketing and publicity, performance bookings and tours, production of music, videos and merchandise, single, album and other product releases, gain funding, as well as oversee music publishing.. .

Velvet Revue

Velvet Revue

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Velvet Revue is a Virtual Cabaret Theatre for Performing Artists, including Burlesque, Drag, Circus, Fire Performers & more. The platform is free to join for Artists, and a small monthly fee for Supporters.

Founded by performers from the US Virgin Islands to bring performance artists together under one digital platform.. .

DFINE

DFINE

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DFINE partners with artists and galleries to change and give artwork a new level of transparency and liquidity.

OnlineBalletClass

OnlineBalletClass

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OnlineBalletClass is an online ballet dance learning platform.

Kala Parisar

Kala Parisar

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Kala Parisar is a music and dance Institute in Delhi, where various types of dance forms are taught such as Bharatanatyam, Zumba, Kathak etc

ArtHut

ArtHut

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