Bio : Artist Growth
Founded in 2012, Artist Growth is the only cloud based solution on the market today that offers managers and musicians the tools they need to comprehensively manage their career– so artists can spend more time on the music, and managers can focus more on the big picture. With a robust set of tools, covering Events, Tasks, Finances, Merchandise and Data Reporting, Artist Growth provides clients with a refined set of industry best practices for organizing, managing and analyzing information. Artist Growth is for musicians, managers, labels and other industry professionals looking to streamline their workflow and build their passion into a career. Learn more at www.artistgrowth.com.
About Matt Urmy, CEO of Artist Growth
Matt Urmy was born February 22, 1978 at NYU hospital in Manhattan, New York. His parents lived in the West Village and worked at NYU Medical Center. When Urmy was four years old his family moved to Nashville, TN, where he lived until college. He graduated with a BA in creative writing from UT, Knoxville, and an MFA in poetry from Spalding University in Louisville, KY. He has also studied traditional healing practices with the indigenous people of New Zealand, the Maori, for nearly 20 years.
Aside from publishing two books of poetry (2007 & 2015), Urmy also released his debut album in 2017, Out Of The Ashes, which was produced by the late, legendary, Cowboy Jack Clement. Rolling Stone Country named Urmy as one 10 artists to watch, and The Nashville Scene called it, “…the most fascinating Nashville album of the last decade…”
In 2012, Matt founded the groundbreaking software company, Artist Growth, which he ran as CEO until 2018, raising millions in venture financing and forging deals with the most iconic institutions in the music industry. He now serves as Chief Strategy Officer, and has clients ranging from Universal Music Group, Vector Management, Red Light Management, Maverick, C3, Qprime, and countless other labels, artists and management companies.