Rethink Music Venture Day Schedule

Rethink Music Venture Day/October 24, 2013 Programme 

Nhow Music & Lifestyle Hotel, Stralauer Allee 3.  10245 Berlin (Germany)

9am                              Registration and light breakfast

10-10:10am               Welcome – Allen Bargfrede, Executive Director, Rethink Music, Berklee College of Music (USA); Bruno Crolot, Director/Midem & Music Markets, ReedMidem (France); Paris de L’Etraz, Director, Venture Lab, IE Business School (Spain)

10:10-10:30am          Keynote interview with Thorsten Schliesche, SVP and General Manager Europe, Napster (UK/Germany) by Allen Bargfrede, Executive Director, Rethink Music, Berklee College of Music (USA)

10:30-11am                Discussion – Raising money for your startup

Speakers:

·      Fredrik Cassel, General Partner, Creandum Venture Partners (Sweden)

·      Stelio Tzonis, CEO & Co-Founder, Urturn (Switzerland)

Moderator: Paris de L’Etraz, Director, Venture Lab, IE Business School (Spain)

11-11:30am               Discussion – Building a marketing campaign in a fractured landscape

Speaker: Alex Loscos, CEO, BMAT (Spain)

Moderator:  Eric Eitel, Journalist for musikmarkt and deutsche-startups.de (Germany)

11:30-12pm                Networking Break

12-12:30pm               Lecture on Entrepreneurship

Speaker: Paris de L’etraz, Director, Venture Lab, IE Business School (Spain)

12:30-2pm                  Networking Lunch

2-2:30pm                    Discussion – Growing and scaling your business

Speakers:

·      Vania Schlogel, KKR, BMG Rights (UK)

·      Oscar Höglund, CEO, Epidemic Sound (Sweden)

Moderator: Emilien Moyon, Director, Global Entertainment and Music Business program, Berklee Valencia (Spain)

2:30-3pm                    Discussion – Navigating the murky minefield of digital licensing

Speakers:

·      Marc Fischer, Partner, Duane Morris (USA)

·      Michael Krause, Managing Director, Ampya (Germany)

Moderator: Allen Bargfrede, Executive Director, Rethink Music, Berklee College of Music (USA)

3-4pm                         Venture pitches (10 minutes each)

4-4.30pm                    Networking Break

4.30-5.30pm              Venture pitches (10 minutes each)

5.30-6pm                    Final awards (Allen Bargfrede, Paris de L’Etraz, Bruno Crolot)

 

Startup judges:

·      Fredrik Cassel, General Partner, Creandum (Sweden)

·      Eric Eitel, Journalist, Musikmarkt & deutsche-startups.de, (Germany)

·      Frank Gelardin, Founding Partner, Gelardin Capital (USA)

·      Andrea Goetzke, Board Member, all2togethernow (Germany)

·      Katja Hermes, Director, Sound Diplomacy (Germany/UK)

·      Steffen Holly, Head of Business Unit Media Management & Delivery, M2D, Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology IDMT (Germany)

·      Vania Schlogel, KKR (UK)

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