ANNOUNCING SOUNDCTRL’S 2013 FLASHFWD HONOREES
Congratulations to all our nominees and looking forward to the FlashFWD ceremony on Wednesday, May 22nd
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2013 FLASHFWD PARTNERS
more to be announced
Check out SoundCtrl’s Music Tech Day on Wednesday, May 22nd at the IWNY HQ
Tickets for Internet Week New York, taking place May 20–27, 2013, are on sale now! Launched in 2008, with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, this week-long festival celebrates the intersection of technology, business and culture. Speakers include Joan Rivers, Bre Pettis, Randi Zuckerberg, Andrew Ross Sorkin, and David Rockwell. You’ll also hear from companies including Pepsi, Unilever, The New York Times, Major League Baseball, and VICE.
Excited to have Trident back as a sponsor for the FlashFWD Awards!
Pepsi Labs invests in the start-up community, embracing entrepreneurs as we co-develop marketing products for PepsiCo Beverages. Based in NYC @weworklabs
‘stache media is a full service marketing agency specialized in music. ‘stache media launched in 2009 as a stand-alone agency operating out of the NYC headquarters of RED, an award-winning division of Sony Music Entertainment. ‘stache media provides services in online marketing & publicity, college lifestyle marketing, advertising, social media & consumer research, brand & partnership marketing, radio, video promotion and creative production. ‘stache media has served a multitude of artists within the RED and Sony Music Entertainment fold. Outside clients have included C3 Presents (Lollapalooza / Orion Festival), Gatorade, Gibson, Ketel One, McCann Erickson, Onkyo, Punk.com, Sony Electronics, SoundCtrl (Internet Week / FlashFWD Awards) and Tito’s Vodka.
ooVoo provides a high-quality, free, social video chat service and integrated instant messaging for more than 75 million registered users worldwide. Bringing multi-party HD video chat to users around the world, ooVoo enables people to connect with their friends, family and community via 12-way video chat on any Android or iOS-based mobile or tablet device, desktop, over the Web, and Facebook, using cloud-based connectivity. Named “Best of the Year” by PC Magazine in 2011, the free, award-winning ooVoo mobile app can be downloaded at www.ooVoo.com, in the App Store and on Google Play.
ZUUS Media Networks is a new multi-platform music video service, digitally designed for web, mobile and tablet. We are in the public beta phase with our player/app/widget that has 60+ channels spanning all music genres. Think of a music video version of Pandora… programmed play out of music videos, plus additional content in the form of live footage, behind-the-scenes material, interviews, artist-hosted shows, and additional original programming.
ZUUS is concurrently in the process of launching four separate music video TV channels throughout the US – Country is up and running in 35 million households, Latin has just launched, Hits (Pop & Rock) and Hip Hop is slated for Q3. We anticipate a combined audience of 50 million households by the top of 2013 across all four networks. Check out ZUUS at www.zuus.com / www.sizzle.zuus.com
GIG-IT | Follow @Play_GigIt
GIG-IT, is the first and only virtual 3-D concert game for Facebook, that brings together social gaming, music, fashion and fun. Our players will have a unique platform to interact with their favorite musicians, engage with brands in new ways, and showcase their inner artist by sharing their concert creation with the social world. Launching with an in-depth roster of over 50 approved musical artists, such as Lil Wayne, Ne-Yo, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Nas, rand a slew of others, GIG-IT is the largest artist approved music video game to date, incorporating some of today’s hottest tracks from the pop music, hip-hop, R&B, and many more genres to come.
Through Citi®’s leading loyalty-generating entertainment access platform – Citi Private Pass® – Citi continues to offer MORE presales, MORE reserved seats and MORE VIP artist experiences than any other credit or debit card. In 2012, Citi was the credit card sponsor for 51 of the top 100 tours, and offered 10,000+ events across music, as well as sports, family, culinary, theatre, comedy and more. Cardmembers can use any Citi card to get the benefits of Private Pass. There’s way more with Citi.
Eventbrite is a leading online ticketing company that helps music promoters, venues and festivals rock their shows. Founded in 2006, Eventbrite has sold 100+ million tickets and processed over $1.5 billion in ticket sales – including 40,000 concerts and music festivals in 2012 alone. With built-in social media to reach more fans, real-time data analytics, innovative entry management solutions and an experienced account team, Eventbrite ensures a fantastic event from setup to sellout. Learn more at eventbrite.com/musicfestivals.