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

Show Me the Money, Show Me the Fans!

Wednesday, March 18
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
Austin Convention Center

Come learn about some of the latest developments within two fundamental pillars of sustaining and growing an artist’s career: funding and fan development. Hear from experts who are actively working with artists, managers and labels to establish a better foundation for long-term, sustained artist success leveraging new technologies and innovative practices. Panelists will provide a brief overview of their approaches, share case studies, and provide their perspective on developments in funding and fan acquisition.


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Ken Umezaki


Digital Daruma

Ken is an angel investor and business advisor for digital music business startups, through his company Digital Daruma, with a specific focus on artist and b2b media service companies. He is also an...

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Michael Rosenthal

Digital Strategist

OK Go/Paracadute

Mike Rosenthal has overseen strategy and digital execution for the band OK Go since 2009. In January of 2010 he helped the band transition away from their major label and set up their own independe...

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Kyle Philipp


First Artist Bank

Tim Quirk



Jason Hobbs

Founder/ Head of Mktg

The Found Group

Jason Hobbs is the founder and President of THE FOUND GROUP (FOUND).

THE FOUND GROUP is an integrated digital marketing company founded three years ago by JasonHobbs, former advertising agency i...

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