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Shaping the Media from the Oval Office

Shaping the Media from the Oval Office

In October 2021 former president Donald Trump announced plans to launch Truth Social, a new social media platform very popularly discussed and debated by traditional media and politically oriented people. “Galvanizing a conservative media universe,” he described this...

TRISHES – Artist and Activist

TRISHES – Artist and Activist

TRISHES is a Los Angeles-based Trinidadian-American multidisciplinary artist and activist. Her work – a crossing of tech, music, and visual art – reflects on socio-economic struggles and the human psyche. Taking from Freudian psychology, TRISHES reflects on the internal self and the societal structures we inhabit.

Italian Tech Startups Ready to Enter U.S. Market

Italian Tech Startups Ready to Enter U.S. Market

The Italian spirit of innovation has been strong throughout centuries. Within the last 100 years, technology has been on the mind of many types of creators. Take the Futurists for example, an art and social movement, with visionary ideas about technology, industry,...

The Innovation Hub of Houston

The Innovation Hub of Houston

The Cannon Houston filled an important role in 2017 with the launch of an innovation space, drawing attention to and from strong Houston industry and the startup community. Founder Lawson Gow’s vision of democratizing access to the physical resources that cities and...

Decentralized Social Media

Decentralized Social Media

The way we think about privacy and online content ownership is being transformed by social media, evident in the increasing social and political discussions and debate about social media, specifically: what defines it, how does it work, and who has responsibilities...

Ira Rubenstein, Powerhouse New Media Pioneer and Digital Marketing Executive

Ira Rubenstein is a powerhouse tech executive with a strong track record of establishing and evolving digital entertainment business campaigns. Currently he is the Chief Digital and Marketing Officer at PBS, Public Broadcasting Service, where he leads online consumer experiences. With over 20 years of experience in marketing and the entertainment business at Sony, Marvel Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, he is a master of content creation and platform optimization. He knows how to lead strategic digital initiatives and grow a brand’s online presence with intelligent innovative digital marketing. He has grown large companies’ websites, established some of the first Internet marketing strategies, overseen content development and distribution, and negotiated with major networks globally.

You Have to be Odd

You Have to be Odd

Sometimes it can feel like you’re alone, stranded on an island with your mission and vision of how to make the world better, and solve big problems.

At the Center of Creative Entrepreneurship

At the Center of Creative Entrepreneurship

There are few industries in the world in which public and private interests align as much as they do when it comes to our creators. It's in and through media, that the arts, entertainment, and communication converge, painting a picture for all industries of what it...

Real World Fan Engagement through NFTs

Real World Fan Engagement through NFTs

For the better part of the year, we've been working closely with our partners in 2112 Chicago, in our International startup program, in support of Italian entrepreneurs in media. As media evolves and our world shrinks through social media, streaming, and virtual...

Is Video the Next Frontier for NFTs?

Is Video the Next Frontier for NFTs?

5 ways non-fungible tokens can impact the video industry Digital art has been the primary driver behind the current NFT craze. However, NFTs have been issued for a variety of assets (such as collectibles, access rights tokens, and even financial contracts) for a...