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SongCircle

Like American Idol, but for original music only, plus a social artist/fan/venue gig network with on & off-line networking and events

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2006
  • Employees 6
  • Website songcirclemusic.com

Company Summary

We provide a high-profile showcase contest (recorded/distributed) as well as other gig opportunities for artists to do what they love and rise above online/internet noise. We host education-focused networking events to create new business opportunities. Our gig network facilitates artist bookings and helps get more fans in the door. Fans can discover new artists and find live local events to attend in their area through our social platform.

Team

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    Billy Gaus
    Founder/CEO

    Georgetown University ‘92 – BA, Finance NYU Stern ‘01 – MBA, Finance/Business of Entertainment Wall Street position trader ‘94-’01 Division 1 Lacrosse player ‘88-’92 Always Musician 10+ years of direct experience in the transitioning music / entertainment industry. Dual creative and business mindset that allows for a unique ability to understand demand and create solutions to a shifting industry. Ability to execute in high-pressure environments

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    Michael Laskaj
    COO

    Pace University '04 BBA, Accounting. NYU Certificate in Investment Banking '10 Deutsche Bank - Banking Controller ’01, IT Business Management ‘02 – ’12. A creative Business Management, Cost Efficiency, Internal Controls & Audit Expert with 11+ years of global experience. Investor in SongCircle since '10. Guitarist & Singer in Indie Band Since '07

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    Victoria Norling
    CAO / Membership Director

    SUNY Fredonia – BA, Business of Music SongCircle Intern ’09-’10 – Assistant to CEO Operations-Live Events/Promo – Showcases & Contest Director of Operations – ’10 – Current Execution - All Showcases / Contest Artist Relations / Correspondence Office Administration

Advisors

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    Duane Morris
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    BDO
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed