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Ted Cohen Joins MediaTech As Head Of Corporate Development

Music industry and music tech veteran Ted Cohen has been named Head Of Corporate Development at MediaTech Ventures, an investment fund and incubator focused on the nexus of music, entertainment and technology. Cohen, who did stints in the executive suites at Warner Brothers Records and EMI, has spent the last three decades serving as a bridge between the music industry and tech, including as Managing Partner of consultancy TAG Strategic - “a combination Swiss Army knife and pocket field gui...
Tags: Music, Ted, Bruce Houghton, Cohen, Swiss Army, EMI, Warner Brothers Records, Ted Cohen, Paul O'Brien, MediaTech Ventures, Ted Cohen Ted, Paul O'Brien John Zozzaro


Austin in January: Cash rich and maturing

Mary Ann Azevedo Contributor Share on Twitter Mary Ann Azevedo covers startups and tech at Crunchbase News. 2019 has been good to the Austin startup scene so far. Combined, Austin startups have raised $240.3 million in January. That’s not much less than the nearly $300 million raised in all of Q4 2018. And since the beginning of the year, the Texas capital has seen a number of double-digit funding rounds and a nearly quarter o...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Texas, Tech, Chicago, Austin, Silicon Valley, Houston, Bessemer Venture Partners, Bessemer, Austin Business Journal, Paul O'Brien, MediaTech Ventures, Mary Ann Azevedo, Alertmedia


Austin’s Media Tech Incubator Readies for First Group of Startups

Austin—An incubator for startups that are developing a media product is in its final week of accepting applications.Called Collective, the incubator is focused on startups that are working on innovating the media space, which includes augmented and virtual reality, publishing, news, public relations, video games, music, sound, film, marketing, advertising, radio, and podcasting, the group says. The incubator is a part of the Austin Community Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy organization, an...
Tags: Startups, Accelerator, Publishing, Music, Texas, News, Media, Video Games, Film, Incubators, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Social Media, Startup, Public Relations


Putting yourself out there! (part 2)

Sharks & Angels Pitch Panel An Aussie’s experience of pitching in the US Did someone say Opportunity? I was already Texas-bound to give my personal take on global trends in digital kid’s media, so when the Summit organisers opened applications for an integrated pitch event I filled out the form with a determined “pick me” focus. What better way to test your product and business model than in front of 200 people within your target sector! Paul O’Brien YouTube announcement A week or so later,...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Kids, Wisdom, Australia, Entrepreneurship, US, Startup, Austin, Rudy, Skype, Coo, Sxsw, Pitching, Erin, Matt


12 Top Picks: Austin Startup Week on Oct 12

The Forrest Four-Cast: October 12, 2017 The last full day of activities at Austin Startup Week 2017 is October 12. In addition to the spectacular ATX Startup Crawl that begins at various locations at 5:00 pm on Thursday afternoon, numerous other must-see sessions and events for today are as follows:ATX Startup CrawlBegins at 5:00 pm at various locationsJoin us as we showcase the best in talent, startups, and more that Austin’s technology community has to offer. Last year, more than 50 companie...
Tags: Startups, Texas, News, Entrepreneurship, Startup, Eu, Austin, Creativity, Pakistan, South America, Red Cross, Andrew Mitchell, Cto, Sxsw, U S Department of State, Austin Energy


Regional Innovators Start Work to Promote Texas Ecosystem as a Whole

In building thriving startup ecosystems, experts say density is key. The idea is to have a critical mass of founders, investors, mentors, and executives mixing and mingling together. That sort of serendipity allows ideas to fully blossom. Think of Kendall Square or Sand Hill Road. But, for communities not on the East or West Coasts, meeting that definition of density has proved elusive. It’s difficult to retrofit some communities that developed around the automobile, which enabled sprawl....
Tags: Startups, New York, Texas, California, Massachusetts, San Francisco, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Investment, Cybersecurity, Software, Austin, Aol, Innovation, Venture Capital, Dallas


From Austin To Memphis: What It Takes To Build A Music-Tech City In 2017 [Cherie Hu]

In this piece Cherie Hu explores the complexities of bridging the gap between tech and music in cities, whether the two camps might be able to collaborate productively, and how such a collaboration might be affected by a city's socio-economic position. ______________________________________ Guest Post by Cherie Hu on Forbes AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 19: (L-R) Jeremy Drury, Jon Hembrey, Darryl James, Simon Ward, David Ritter and Isabel Ritchie of The Strumbellas perform at the GQ Jam I...
Tags: Startups, Spotify, Music, New York, Sweden, Minneapolis, Colorado, La, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, Guest Post, Nashville, Silicon Valley