D’Accord Music Software’s Americo Amorim on playing the music game, being a startup, and the importance of being lucky

Great games can come from the most unexpected corners of the globe, sometimes years in the making before finding their rhythm. Brazil’s D’Accord Music Software started ten years ago. “We were doing music education software,” recalls chief executive Americo Amorim. The company made mostly PC-based downloadable products, which were very successful in schools. By 2007,…