Spotlight: The University of Southern California in Media Technology Innovation

Ally BrzezinskiEducationLeave a Comment

This November, the first Infinity Festival is taking place in Beverly Hills. At this festival, the leading Silicon Valley innovators are coming together with Hollywood’s Storytelling professionals for a weekend of discussion about media and technology. As a current USC student, not too far away from where this festival is taking place, what is going on at school that engages … Read More

SXSW 2019 Hackathon Details and Opportunity

Paul O'BrienEducation, Engagement, Opportunity

[2018 Hackathon photo by Randy & Jackie Smith] We’re weeks away from media innovation from throughout the world, descending on Austin, as it does every spring, for SXSW. If you’re on your way to Texas, make sure we connect; our team is involved in SXSW Pitch, supporting SXSW EDU, and hosting dozens of venture capitalists and startups at Funded House.  … Read More

Video Didn’t Kill the Radio Star, It Just Gave It a New Platform

Logan KeehnerAdvocacy, Education, EngagementLeave a Comment

Every startup has a plethora of obstacles standing between itself and funding. Competition is high, and getting noticed is a big hurdle to jump. Recently, we got together to discuss video and how it relates to startups. We brought together a panel of video production professionals to discuss how startups can utilize video, from where they can bring them the … Read More

News Media + Analytics: Measuring the Media [360 VR Video]

Paul O'BrienAdvocacy, Education, EngagementLeave a Comment

In January, with the great support of Austin’s Antone’s Nightclub and the startup sales advisors at Sellerant, we took MediaTech down the path of News Media and Data technology during a wonderful panel discussion. The idea for the talk of the convergence of media and technology was sparked over a year ago by work being done by Trendkite, an analytics … Read More

The Notable Angel Investors in Media Technology

Paul O'BrienFeatured, Venture Capital4 Comments

Before considering who they are, appreciate what angel investment means by asking how one might define “angel investor.”  Raising money, be that for a band, a film, a video game, or to invest in other media or software development, requires the right sources of funding, at the right stage, with the appropriate measure of progress and potential on you part.  A … Read More