Jeff Price is best-known for creating TuneCore, the digital music distribution company that allowed just about anyone to sell their songs on iTunes. Price is now launching a service that aims to simplify another big platform for artists -- YouTube. His new company, the New York-based Audiam, which has just raised early-stage funding, was co-founded with Peter Wells. It lets artists start making money by putting ads against user-uploaded YouTube videos that feature songs they own.

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