Join us for the second edition of our informal conversation on the state of emerging media. New Media Mixer: Live Event 2 – Where’s the Money? The US Landscape for Startup Growth in the Media and Creative Sectors.
Featuring guest speakers Mark Kornfilt and Larry Aidem, hosted by Oliver Haugen (Head of swissnex in New York), this event will bring you the latest insights on the US investment landscape for startups in the media and creative industries. Where is money? What are investors looking for in this climate? And how can emerging media and creative sector startups best position themselves for growth?
Date & Time:
Tuesday September 22, 11:00 am EDT – 12:00 pm EDT (starting 5:00 pm Swiss time)
Larry Aidem has extensive global experience in the successful development and operation of entertainment brands and platforms. Reverb Advisors is an advisory firm that helps cyber security and data science companies achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Prior to that Larry held senior roles at MCA-Universal, HBO/Time Warner, Viacom, Showtime/CBS; he also served as president and CEO of Sundance Channel LLC for 11 years. Larry received a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
As Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer, Mark Kornfilt oversees product and engineering for Vimeo – the video hosting, sharing, and services platform headquartered in New York City. Mark was previously the CEO of Livestream, which he sold to Vimeo in 2017, a decade after co-founding it. In the past Mark held the position of engineer at Lime Wire LLC. He received a graduate degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).