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.
There has been growing interest in investing in emerging markets, especially in Southeast Asia. Our speakers, Kay-Mok Ku (Gobi), Soo Boon Koh (I-Globe), Kaspar Hadiyat (Koro Partners) were joined by Jorel Chan, who is the head of Investment Operations for Slush. Their discussion ranged from: personal insights, their experiences, as well as how Southeast Asia has […]
I am my Rival who Drives me Chika Terada, the co-founder and CEO of Sansan kicked off his speech proposing to disclose his own stories. Last year, he tried to come up with a profound lecture. But then he realized, he’s not in a position to lecture. This year, he told the audience that instead, […]
The day 1 at Dialogue Stage was a success. With having engaging speakers and the smooth-as-ever facilitation, some talks had really sought the core aspects of the entrepreneur mindset. Here, we will address three out of the seven dialogues. Cross Border Business Strategy: How to build your own brand in this society? Welcoming Techstars as […]
A dream isn’t something that is final, it’s something that should constantly be updated and thoroughly thought about with the aim to achieve it. Miku Hirano is the founder and CEO of Cinnamon, a company that is dedicated to “remove all unnecessary work from the world by using AI.” At a glance, Miku seems to […]
The winner of Slush Tokyo pitching contest has been announced – congrats, Clarity K.K.! Their matchmaking platform helps women who are returning to the realm of work after having kids. The work-life balance for women in Japan is a tricky issue, and Clarity K.K. tackles the challenges of traditional work arrangements by enabling women to identify the […]
Helen Tung, Emergent Tech advisor and MINERVA fellow at the EU, moderated the conversation between Takahiro Nakamura (Director and COO at ispace) and Kazuo Ishigame (Co-founder and COO at Infostellars) on how to make it in space. Welcome to the space age. These two will be your guides. Ispace aims to develop spacecraft technology to extend […]
Yat Siu is the founder and CEO of Outblaze , an award-winning digital services company specializing in things such as gaming, cloud, AI, and smartphone software. He sold Outblaze’s services to IBM ten years ago, pivoting the company to digital entertainment services. Siu is a bit of a tech legend, according to many: the online […]
Slush Tokyo 2019 Pitch Contest Semi-finalists Announced! It has been a great turn out at the Pitching Stage at this year’s Slush Tokyo. 40 contestants pitched in today’s contest. Not surprisingly, even greater ideas and concepts were presented in front of an eager and curious audience and judges. Contestants’ ideas and talks were diverse: from […]
Slush Tokyo 2019 has officially opened its doors and has welcomed its first speaker, Yuriko Koike, the Governor of Tokyo. The session shone the spotlight on the city’s initiatives towards raising entrepreneurship, women initiatives and supporting the startup ecosystem as a whole. Supporting a thousand startups. Since taking office as governor in 2016, Yuriko has […]
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