Jun 8, 2017 Aino Piirtola
We’re delighted to introduce one of the game-changers of music licensing, Oscar Höglund, the Co-founder and CEO of Epidemic Sound. Epidemic sound is a Swedish, fast-growing music company offering royalty-free music library. Prior to Epidemic Sound, Oscar has co-founded the largest multi-platform network in the Nordics, United Screens, and has gathered years of experience in management consulting and television.
Allison Shaw is one of the multi-talents of the music industry, currently connecting brands with music. She is the owner and CEO of Manic Monkee, a brand development, consulting and artist management firm, that does experiential marketing and offers creative activation for different brands. Allison also produces new media content for commercials and is in charge of music supervision. In addition, she works in the Board of Directors of a non-profit music charity Sweet Relief – not forgetting her producing LA’s first ever solar powered music festival Sunstock Solar Festival 2016, which donated all the profits to children with cancer.
As mentioned, Slush Music is the place where the entire music ecosystem gathers under one roof, including music makers and performers. Nico Stadi is a Grammy nominated songwriter, producer, mixer, and engineer from Finland, based in Los Angeles. During his career, he has collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop music including Justin Bieber, Lindsey Stirling, and Jason Derulo – and he has just started.
Tim Mulligan heads up MIDiA’s online video research practice, providing analysis and insight for all companies involved in the online video space: TV broadcasters, production companies, technology vendors and online video services. His research encompasses the entire online video economy including streaming services, short form strategy, cord cutting, video subscriptions and ad supported models. Prior to joining MIDiA Research, Tim ran a number of technology TV and film industry startups. Tim was placed No. 7 in the LinkedIn Top Voices 2016: The 10 must-know writers in media.
Pitching isn’t everything, nor it is the only thing. This year, we’d like to offer our startups a brand new alternative to showcase themselves and – first and foremost – their product. Sweet. Product is pretty essential. And how does this work? The idea behind Showcase Studio is to give selected startups who are a […]
Slush talks a lot about the different phases of founding a startup. We talk about building, scaling, growing, recruiting, funding and everything in between. All of these things are essential, but to understand the relevance of everything we do, we should also look into the very DNA of what a startup is and where they […]
Hey postdoc, we want you and your ambitious ideas! Application period for the Slush Research Pitching Competition Skolar Award is now open. In this competition postdoc researchers pitch their novel research ideas on stage at Slush in order to win 100 000 euros. The aim of the competition is to bring the bold and wild research […]
Earlier this month, Swedish digital health app KRY announced they had raised €53M ($66M) in series B funding, led by Index Ventures. This brings their total funding since 2014 to approximately €79 million ($92 million). Thus, we’re excited to announce KRY’s CEO and co-founder Johannes Schildt as a speaker at Slush 2018! KRY is in […]
With only a little time left to secure your ticket at the discounted price, we thought that it’d be a perfect time to invite you to have a sneak peek of some of the first pictures of how Slush 2018 will look and feel like. The event will be organized once again at the Helsinki Exhibition […]
The countdown has begun! Today, 5th of June, is the mark of only 101 days left until Slush Singapore 2018 will open its doors to the tech-heads of Southeast Asia and beyond. To celebrate this occasion, we’ve just opened our ticket sales! Why 101, you might ask. The number has been an important part of […]
Not first without the second! It’s time to reveal a little more of what to expect from Slush this year. We’re delighted to introduce you to our speakers Preethi Kasireddy, Maximilian Tayenthal and Sonali De Rycker. Preethi Kasireddy, Founder and CEO of TruStory Preethi recently launched her new startup, TruStory. It’s a platform aiming to […]
We’ve been itching to announce our first speakers for Slush 2018. Finally, the time has come! Our first batch consists of three founders who will share their stories on Founder Stage this December. Here’s a bit on each of them! Joel Flory – Co-founder & CEO of VSCO As the co-founder and CEO of VSCO, […]
Helsinki-based Yousician, the world’s leading music education company, has been on an almost decade long journey of learning about gamifying, community building, and of course, learning new instruments. CEO and co-founder Chris Thür has been leading the charge towards the company’s goal of making musicality as common as literacy, and overseen lots of change in […]
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