2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Competition

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UPDATE: Top 5 Tips for Entry Success Meet the minimum – review the SXSW Accelerator Eligibility Criteria Showcasing a startup that is innovative and disruptive Share a video – there’s no better way to convey a thorough sense of your project than through a demo video Showcase what makes you different in the market (i.e. What is unique about your … Read More

SXSW Panel Picker: The 7 Hottest Topics in Music Tech in 2018

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Is it that time again? It is! SXSW Panel Picker! “The 7 Hottest Topics in Music Tech in 2018” with: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/72098 Dave Allen, Director, Artist & Music Industry Advocate, NORTH Music Claire Parr, Co-founder, Live in the Vineyard Piper Payne, President, Recording Academy – San Francisco Chapter Lars Murray, SVP Strategic Partnerships, Pandora This could be my 6th year in-a-row … Read More

SXSW 2017 Panel – The 7 Hottest Topics in Music Tech in 2017

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We did it again! Big thanks to the SXSW Panel Picker audience, Advisory Board, and employees for asking me back for the 5th year-in-a-row. Todd Tate – Musical Turk – Creator / Moderator Claire Parr, Live in the Vineyard / Navigation Company Harold Gutierrez, 5B Management Piper Payne, Mastering Engineer / President San Francisco Grammy Chapter. Please share far and … Read More

SXSW Panel Picker – The 7 Hottest Topics in Music Tech

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SXSW Panel Picker is here! I’m up to doing it again for the 5th year in-a-row “The 7 Hottest Topics in Music Tech in 2017”. Last year we were just getting warmed up with a great crew! So we are going bring them back! So excited to moderate these awesome music industry professionals again if you, the panel picker public, … Read More

SXSW Accelerator 2017

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The time to enter 2017 SXSW Accelerator is here! Photo by Tim Strauss. Application Deadline to apply: Friday, November 11th at 11:59pm CST. Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your emerging technology product or service in front of industry leaders by participating in the 2017 SXSW Accelerator. This event takes place on March 11th and 12th as a part … Read More

Job Opportunity – Prechorus CTO

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Tech nerds / geeks: Job Alert. Do you know a CTO talent in the Boston area? Want to move to Boston and build something that will saves lives? We have lift-off! Prechorus is a Boston based company that I joined the advisory board of last year. CEO Jon Ricci is a rare talent and an actual Rockstar. We have closed … Read More

SXSW Music Tech Spotlight Recap

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I was invited to write up a recap on the 1st annual SXSW “Music Tech Spotlight”. Check it out at: http://www.sxsw.com/music/news/2016/startup-spotlight-recap That’s all for today!

SXSW Panel Video | The Seven Hottest Topics in Web MusicTech in 2016

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This is the 4th year of moderating my panel “The Seven Hottest Topics” at SXSW. This year I brought in 3 professionals that work with artists and got their insights on the technologies that connect us to the music and how they work with their artists with these technologies. Esteemed Panelist: HAROLD GUTIERREZ HEAD OF DIGITAL MKTG & STRATEGY 5B … Read More

SXSW: Music tech programming galore!

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The programming at SXSW this year for the music tech entrepreneur is looking really good! TUESDAY, MARCH 15 Music Start Up Village – Various Sessions 11:00AM – 6:00PM in Hilton Austin, Salon A & B WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 Catch the Wave: The Industry’s Transition into Tech 12:30PM – 1:30PM in Room 17B Innovation in Digital Music & Making Streaming Pay … Read More

SXSW: The 7 Hottest Topics in Music Tech in 2016

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Here we go again! The SXSW audiences spoke once again and here we go! The 7 Hottest Topics in Web Music Tech in 2016 will entertain SXSW audiences once again. I am really excited to bring these esteemed music industry professionals to the SXSW stage for an exciting discussion on the technology that is impacting today’s artists in this year … Read More