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Friday, March 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Africa's Mobile Music: A New Way of Listening

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A new way of listening is changing a continent. Music in Africa is booming in unexpected places. Come hear why cassette tapes are still big in Nigeria; why traditional models don't work; why the next innovation in music will come from Africa; and why the industry should take note before it's too late.

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Eric Idiahi

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Yoel Kenan

CEOAfricoriYoel Kenan is the founder and CEO of Africori, a leading digital music company in Africa. It provides labels and artists across the continent with digital distribution, synch licensing and publishing services. Africori distributes music to all major music offering in Africa... Read More →
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Catherine Luckhoff

CEOHQ AfricaCatherine Lückhoff believes Africa is the last big secret in the music business. She has spent the past two years as the head of brand strategy and business development for mobile start-up Bozza (funded by the Omidyar Network), which is building an app for talent discovery... Read More →
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Toby Shapshak

Publishing EditorStuff MagazineToby Shapshak writes and speaks about innovation, and how it differs in Africa. He is the editor and publisher of Stuff magazine. [http://stuff.co.za/] He co-hosts a TV show on CNBC Africa [http://j.mp/15tmyzb] ; and writes a weekly column for the Financial... Read More →

Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 13AB

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