AES NEW YORK 2019
147th PRO AUDIO CONVENTION

AES New York 2019

Thursday, October 17, 11:15 am — 12:15 pm

SE05 - Show Me the Money: Funding Your Audio Dream

Moderator:
Heather D. Rafter, RafterMarch US
Panelists:
Phil Duddereridge, Executive Chariman, Focusrite PLC
Mark Ethier, CEO, iZotope - Cambridge, MA, USA
Ethan Jacks, Founder, MediaBridge Capital
Piper Payne, Neato Mastering - San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Wisam Reid, Harvard Medical School

This panel of industry insiders will share their tips on funding your audio passion, whether you’re a student, start up, or an established company wishing to expand. We’ll take you through every scenario: from scholarships and grants, to crowd funding via Kickstarter and other campaigns, and onto raising money through friends and family rounds and more. We’ll demystify venture capital, debt financing, investment banking, and private equity, and we’ll also explore growth through merger and acquisition or IPO. Whether you’re a student, solo audio developer, new or well-established company, this program will guide you through the financing path that best meets your needs.


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