In this guest post Richard Kirstein, founding partner at Resilient Music, explains why transparency and simplicity will be key-words for the future of the sync market. He also wonders what would happen if music rights were traded on an exchange. By Richard Kirstein Considering the
Our guest writer is Kieron Faller, General Manager of CI, the leading independent digital music delivery platform. Ahead of Music 4.5: Blockchain Technology and Data – Saviours of the Music Industry? we asked Kieron – who will be presenting at the seminar – to share his thoughts on blockchain technology.
Mattia Fosci is the founder of Gada, a free, non-profit, online incubator of policy ideas and political campaigns. Fosci’s ethos differs from most other start-ups: he admits that has “never bought into the myth that wealth buys happiness or love.” We thought that put him in a unique position to
By Brittney Bean Having a cursory glance at the program, I learned that nearly every country was represented in some fashion (big up Switzerland for your white wine selection), there were a lot of panels about brands, startups were conveyor belted through the Palais, there
MrZen‘s Matt Illston knows a thing or two about starting up your own tech business. As a start-up founder and an alum of both TechPitch 4.5 and the 2Pears pitching workshops sponsored by UKTI, we asked him for this top five tips for start-ups. Here’s what
The first and most important questions you will ask in your start-up journey are simple: shall I start my business or not? Should I take the plunge? Do I take this idea and run with it? Once you have made the decision, rolled up your
How much time do you spend thinking about your project? Whilst it is important to plan ahead, visualize success and pay attention to detail, I believe that many entrepreneurs are so engrossed in these activities that they often overlook the enjoyment of the here-and-now. Indeed,
By Juliana Koranteng Will.i.am, the US hit-making rapper and technology entrepreneur, and internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid recently stood on the stage at a WIRED2014 event to discuss their collaboration on a new smartwatch called PULS (pronounced “pulse”). Shortly after, UK digital music service provider
By Ashley Elsdon You’ve probably not heard of the SoundLab project. It isn’t a big surprise. It’s a project that aims to help people with learning disabilities make music and collaborate in making music, so it has a relatively narrow appeal, or at least it
You might not know this but Rassami Hok Ljungberg, one of the 2Pears, and China go way back. Recently she revisited Beijing and was surprised at how much has changed. Here she explains her thoughts on Chinese culture and how the Chinese look at tech.