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Border City Media

Our disruptive music industry analytics service provides completely new capabilities for businesses, artists, brands and advertisers.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location White Plains, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website bordercitymedia.com

Company Summary

Music industry businesses lack the sophisticated tools needed to effectively analyze all of the new platforms that people are using to consume music. BuzzAngle Music will provide a comprehensive view of music consumption, including sales, streaming and airplay as well as social media metrics. Target customers are the record distributors, labels, publishers, artists/management companies, concert venues, tour organizers, brands and advertisers.

Team

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    Jim Lidestri
    CEO

    A highly experienced, broadly educated executive with in-depth knowledge of the Internet and technology markets.

    Extensive leadership and managerial background, including both F500 corporate management and entrepreneurship; took startup through IPO as CEO; led several M&A projects.

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    Stavros Aloizos
    CTO

    With over 30 years experience creating innovative and disruptive technologies, Stavros has founded several successful companies and holds multiple patents for large-scale algorithm-based applications. He is a SaaS pioneer and an expert in the design and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance information technology and Web 2.0 solutions having brought his last company, Softwave Media Exchange (SWMX), to the public markets.

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    Chris Muratore
    Chief Business Development Officer

    Chris was formerly at Nielsen Entertainment where he was responsible for managing relationships among all entertainment retailers and digital services across all entertainment sectors in North America and Internationally.

    Chris oversaw the data collection process for more than 40,000 retail outlets and all non-traditional outlets in the U.S. and Canada across the music, video, book and video game industries.

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    Diarmuid Quinn
    Advisor

    Founder/CEO at TourDForce Productions
    Former COO Warner Bros. Records, and President, Reprise Records

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    Nick Terzo
    Advisor

    Former positions:
    Sr. VP at Sony
    A&R Executive, Maverick Recordings
    Vice President, A&R The Walt Disney Company

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    Derek Ball
    Advisor

    Co-founder at atVenu
    Former positions:
    Founder and CEO, Tynt Inc.
    Founder and CEO, Sonic Mobility

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    Giri Iyengar
    Advisor

    Chief Technology Officer at Sociocast Networks.
    MIT, PhD
    A seasoned innovator with a proven track record of taking ideas from vision to reality. Strong experience in Big Data, Social Networking, Medical Image Analytics, Content Analytics, Audio-Visual Speech Processing & Multimedia Signal Processing.

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    Geoff Mayfield
    VP Vendor Relations & Chart Services

    Former VP of Business Analysis & Market Research at Universal Music
    Former Director of Charts/Senior Analyst
    at Billboard Magazine

Advisors

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    Ed Cavazos, Bracewell & Guiliani
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Jim Lidestri
    Unconfirmed