Chinaccelerator Speakers Series:
New Startup Opportunities in Digital Music with Tuhin Roy
Join us for an invite-only overview of the digital music industry today presented by Tuhin Roy, SVP of New Digital Business and Innovation at Universal Music Group.
This session will explore topics including the structure of the digital music industry, artist discovery in the digital age and the bleeding-edge of emerging digital music services. We will also explore some of the hottest areas to create exciting new start-ups in the digital music ecosystem.
About Tuhin Roy:
SVP of New Digital Business and Innovation at Universal Music Group
Tuhin leads UMG’s efforts to support a robust ecosystem of early-stage digital music companies. As part of this effort, he designed and launched the UMG Accelerator Engagement Network which is building partnerships with accelerators around the world to foster a new generation of digital music companies. Current Accelerator Network partners are located in New York, Belgium, Berlin, Seoul, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Paris, Toronto, Melbourne with new partners being added regularly. Tuhin has also been closely involved with the development of a new form of innovation license that enables early stage companies to launch products legally with a minimum of process for both UMG and the entrepreneurs involved. Tuhin recently assisted Capitol Records senior management in launching Capitol360, a new innovation center based at the legendary Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California. Beyond his work with the early-stage ecosystem, Tuhin is negotiating new model deals involving data-driven A&R, crowd-sourced remixes, influencer-based UGC video services and next generation subscription music services.
17:30 – 19:00, May 8 (Wed), 2019
Lobby, Hero Center, People Squared, 28 Yuyuan East Rd., JingAn District, Shanghai
17:30 – 18:00 Check-in & Networking
18:00 – 18:30
Keynote: New Startup Opportunities in Digital Music
Speaker: Tuhin Roy, SVP of New Digital Business and Innovation at Universal Music Group
18:30 – 19:00 Q&A
Chinaccelerator, the first startup accelerator to launch in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSV with $500M+ AUM operating seven global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network continues beyond the Chinaccelerator program.