2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Bootstrapping Strategies for Music Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, March 18
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 15
Austin Convention Center

In the music industry of 2014, with free or cheap platforms for everything from publishing to distribution to recording to booking, plenty of us are trademark-filing, website-launching, social-media-having bona fide entrepreneurs – and artists? The industry has made them entrepreneurs by necessity. Get real strategies for growing a business or your brand beyond 101 in the new music industry.


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Chip Adams


Modern Outsider

Derek Evers


Impose Magazine

Derek Evers is the founder and publisher of Impose Magazine, an independent media outlet based in Brooklyn with a widely-respected read on America's independent music and cultural landscape. Origin...

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Elizabeth Cawein


Signal Flow PR

Elizabeth Cawein is the CEO of Signal Flow PR, a boutique music publicity and marketing firm in Memphis, Tennessee. She holds a BA in journalism (Murray State University) and an MA in contemporary ...

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Kat Sage


Red Wax Music Publishing Administration & Consulting

Kat Sage is the founder of Red Wax Music in Memphis, Tennessee. Red Wax can administer and collect royalties on a publisher's behalf, all around the world! We also do consulting jobs such as song l...

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