Media

Top

Startups

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Meet The Best Media Startups And

Investors In The World

March 24-26th

We've mapped 3,000+ media startups globally, identified the top 700 startups across 23 categories, and we've invited the best startups out of the 700 to speak at our conference to highlight what makes their product the best in the world.

What You Can Expect

Future of Media

Investor Insights

25+ interviews with the top media founders around the world. 4 interviews with the best media investors globally. And a virtual expo of hundreds of the top media startups globally.

 

You'll also receive a list of the top 700 startups, a 127 page report on the top media startups and a presentation on media industry product trends.

Product Trends

Next Generation Technology

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Speakers

Startups

Investors

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Our event is completely free for everyone.

All guests will be able to access all interviews, industry reports, expos and more.

Summit Schedule

Day 1 - Welcome To 2021 Media Top Startups Summit

8:00a - Welcome to the 2021 Media Top Startups Summit! Conference background, details and more.

MDI Ventures Introduction

Introduction MDI Ventures, the venture capital fund behind the Top Startups Summit.

Audio Platform Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the audio platform category (out of 87 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Chin Beckmann, CEO of DSP Concepts

The CEO of DSP Concepts showcases how they are setting new standards for the audio industry.

Interview with Yoonchang Han, CEO of Cochl.

The CEO of Cochl shares how audio AI can be leveraged to change and create new user experiences.

Audio Content Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the audio content category (out of 104 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Michael DeAloia, CEO of Evergreen Podcasts

The CEO of Evergreen Podcasts shares how to build an audio content empire.

Interview with Piyush Puri, Executive Vice President at The Times Group (Brand Capital International)

Find out how one of the worlds largest and oldest media conglomerates are investing in India and the future of media.

Music Content Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the music content category (out of 140 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Ivet Anoro, CCO of MonkingMe

Ivet shares how music streaming is evolving and how their platform enables musicians to better engage with their audiences.

Music Platform Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the music platform category (out of 169 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Roy LaManna, CEO of Vydia

CEO of Vydia shares how musicians are able to scale the management of their content and future of music labels

Interview with James Mulvany, CEO of Radio.co

Radio.co CEO shares how the radio broadcasting industry is evolving and how they enable broadcasters to scale content creation/distribution.

Interview with Matt Ford, CEO of Prism.fm

The CEO of Prism.fm showcases how they streamlining live concert management.

Interview with Romain Palmieri, CEO of Groover

The Groover CEO showcases how they are disrupting music promotion services.

Interview with Benjamin Grubbs, Founder of Next 10 Ventures

Ben shares with us their investment thesis in the creator ecosystem.

Day 1 Closing Statements

We close out the first day of the Media Top Startups Summit. There was lots of content to process for the day, come chat with us about it!

Day 2 - Media Top Startups Introduction, Recap & Upcoming Content

8:00a Welcome to day 2 of the 2021 Media Top Startups Summit!

Mission 500 by MDI Ventures

Nearly 9 of every 10 Fortune 500 companies from 1955 have either gone bankrupt, merged with another firm, or have fallen from the list.

Interview with Peter Rojas, Partner at Betaworks Ventures

A partner at Betaworks Ventures shares the challenges of navigating the media industry.

Content Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the content category (out of 1029 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Steve Hulford, CEO of Underknown

The CEO of Underknown shares how he's been able to scale his content entirely on social networks.

Interview with Cenk Uygur, CEO of TYT

The CEO of TYT shares how he's been able to build a political news empire by focusing on content quality.

Interview with Benoit Vatere, CEO of Mammoth Media

The CEO of Mammoth Media discusses the future of interactive content.

Interview with Brian Verne, CEO of Wave.tv

The CEO of Wave.tv shares how sports content consumption is evolving among younger generations.

Interview with Joey Chung, CEO of The News Lens

The CEO of The News Lens shares how he's been able to turn a digital political news company into a media conglomerate.

Interview with Shalabh Upadhyay, CEO of NEWJ

The CEO of NEWJ shows how they are building a news content company for the new emerging internet users of India.

Interview with Pedro Presa, Group Chief D2C Officer of ELEVEN

The D2C Officier of Eleven shares how they've innovated on top of traditional sports media.

Content Security & Platform Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the content security & platform category (out of 170+ startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Laura Urquizu, CEO of Red Points

The CEO of Red Points shares with us how we need new security tools to combat threats defacing digital companies.

Interview with Catherine Parry, CEO of DeepView

The CEO of DeepView showcases how they can identify security threats across social networks that could seriously harm enterprises.

Interview with Karoline Gross, CEO of Smartzer

The CEO of Smartzer shares how brands can make engaging and monetizable content.

Day 2 Closing Statements

Day 2 comes to a close.

Day 3 - Media Top Startups Introduction, Recap & Upcoming Content

8:00a- Welcome to the 2021 Media Top Startups Summit! Conference background, details and more.

Social Network Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the social network category (out of 469 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Ian Schafer, CEO of Kindred

CEO of Kindred shares how they're building a community that helps executives catch up with the rapid social changes before it damages their reputation.

Interview with Lars Luethke, Founder of Mylivin

The Mylivin CEO shares how they've managed to build a social network in this challenging climate for social networks.

Interview with Jared Geller, President at HitRecord

The president of HitRecord shares how building a social network not based on social status can be successful.

Interview with Jasmine Robinson, Principal at Causeway Media Partners

Jasmine shares how their fund has successfully invested across the sports industry.

Video Analytics Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the video analytics category (out of 48 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Yan Liu, CEO of TVision Insights

The CEO of TVision shares innovative methods their using to track & measure person-level TV viewership.

Interview with Marty Roberts, CEO of Wicket Labs

The CEO of Wicket Labs showcases their impressive video analytics technology and how they've built video performance benchmarks for the industry.

Video Distribution Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends across the video distribution category (out of 132 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with the Founders of MainStreaming

The executive team of MainStreaming shares with us the challenges and opportunities of delivering online video.

Interview with Sam Lucas, CEO of Special

The CEO of Special shares how they enable content creators to take more control over their content.

Video Platform Category Overview

This session we will showcase interesting trends we saw across the video platform category (out of 60 startups) and introduce speakers for this subcategory.

Interview with Amit Golan, CEO of Minute

The CEO of Minute shares with us how they've built an AI video platform that revolutionizes video editing, playback and previews.

Interview with Jonathan Williams, COO of Sceenic

The COO of Sceenic showcases how they've made video content much more engaging for OTT providers.

Interview with Scott Young, Cofounder of Transmit.live

The CPO of Transmit.live showcases how they create non-intrusive ad experiences for OTT/broadcasters that drives higher engagement.

Day 3 Closing Statements

Media Top Startups Summit 2021 comes to a close.