From Business School to Startup: ReverbNation

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As the Internet quickly eroded the music industry's revenue model and threatened the existence of independent labels, one entrepreneur embraced the disruptive technology and created a path for musicians to promote themselves and build a following. Jed Carlson became an entrepreneur right out of college, purchasing a mass printing company that he operated with his cousin. After selling the company and consulting for a business that printed CDs, Carlson was exposed to the industry’s fears over how the internet would change its revenue stream. Before embarking on his next venture, Carlson decided to attend Duke University's Fuqua School of Business to gain a better understanding of how to build a business. Carlson recently spoke to FOX Business about his path from MBA student to a new-age mini music mogul and what it took to grow ReverbNation

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