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This January at Burbank Tech Talks: The Dawn of Web3: NFTs, DeFi, the Metaverse, and What it Means for Tech & Entertainment

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Burbank Tech Talks: The Dawn of Web3: NFTs, DeFi, the Metaverse, and What it Means for Tech & Entertainment

Join us on Jan. 26 at Burbank Tech Talks as we look at the new web3 era -- NFTs, DeFi, DAOs, the Metaverse, and more, and explore the implications for tech and entertainment. Peter Csathy, Chairman of CREATV Media & Deep Cuts Media, will be joining us to speak--you may have seen his recent column on the future of NFTs, DAOs, and the metaverse in USA Today. Join us as Peter guides us through the implications of and opportunities in web3. Launched on the heels of the 2015 Burbank Tech Summit, the award-winning Burbank Tech Talks series is designed to support Burbank's entrepreneurs and broader business community with insightful speakers who provide actionable advice and inspiration to help startups (and beyond!) expand, and to help grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The series is hosted by the City of Burbank in partnership with TechFire.

SPEAKER: Peter Csathy, Chairman of CREATV Media and Deep Cuts Media

Peter Csathy is an internationally recognized entertainment, music, media, and tech executive, entrepreneur and dealmaker. He is a "go to" industry expert and futurist for the leading business and consumer press, and is a regular contributor to Variety, Forbes, Billboard, TechCrunch, and USA Today -- read his recent column on the future of NFTs, DAOs, and the metaverse here. He is also a critically-acclaimed author of several books.

Peter is Founder and Chairman of CREATV Media, a media, entertainment & tech-focused business development, M&A and advisory firm; and of Deep Cuts Media, an artist-first, music-driven media and management company.

Peter’s career spans both traditional and new media, having served as a senior business executive in major studios (Universal Studios, New Line Cinema, Savoy Pictures), and as CEO & President of multiple media/tech companies, several of which achieved successful exits (SightSpeed, Musicmatch, Sorenson Media), and has negotiated deals across the globe (acquisitions, partnerships, licensing) in excess of $3 billion. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and began his career as an entertainment and IP attorney.

You can follow Peter on Twitter at @pcsathy.

ORGANIZED BY: The City of Burbank and the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, in Partnership with TechFire.

ABOUT BURBANK: A hi-tech hub, Burbank remains on the cutting edge. The City’s investment in the ONE Burbank High-Speed Fiber Optic Network has favored the growth of the creative industry, offering the ideal environment for media, entertainment, and hi-tech companies. A high concentration of LEED Certified office/tech space makes Burbank the perfect home base for companies wanting to grow, prosper, and compete. Business Incentives include:

  • No city income tax;
  • No gross sales receipt tax;
  • Business Concierge Services;
  • LEED Incentive Program;
  • Business Rebates;
  • Employee recruitment and hiring assistance, and more!

For more information, visit http://econdevburbank.com

 

ABOUT TECHFIRE: TechFire is a leading producer of tech conferences and events, known for attracting high-profile business leaders and titans of tech from Silicon Valley and beyond to come speak in the Los Angeles region. With 60+ events since 2013 from Burbank to San Francisco, TechFire has been recognized in Techmeme's list of nationally significant tech events, and C-SPAN broadcast a recent TechFire summit nationally on TV. Our past events have featured speakers such as VCs from Sequoia Capital, Greylock, and Lightspeed; founders/CEOs from startups like Aurora, HotelTonight, BlackLine, and Dollar Shave Club; and C-level executives from companies like Warner Bros. and Lyft; and many more. Learn more at techfire.co or click here to view a PDF with photos and details on past events.

This event is also presented in partnership with the Burbank Chamber of Commerce.

ABOUT THE BURBANK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Chamber has been a trusted partner of business leaders for over 100 years.  They support new and existing businesses by creating unique lasting relationships and fresh opportunities to foster a thriving business community and help build a better Burbank.  They promote economic growth and create strategic partnerships that enhance and preserve the quality of life in our community while providing valued services and resources. Whether you’re looking to connect with a business or a platform to promote your business – let the Chamber be your guide.  Get acquainted with all they have to offer by visiting their website at www.burbankchamber.org


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Burbank Tech Talks are jointly organized by the City of Burbank and TechFire. For more information, contact the City of Burbank's Community Development Department: 818.238.5180 • https://econdevburbank.com

ABOUT BURBANK: A hi-tech hub, Burbank remains on the cutting edge. The City’s investment in the ONE Burbank High-Speed Fiber Optic Network has favored the growth of the creative industry, offering the ideal environment for media, entertainment, and hi-tech companies. A high concentration of LEED Certified office/tech space makes Burbank the perfect home base for companies wanting to grow, prosper, and compete. Business Incentives include:

  • No city income tax;
  • No gross sales receipt tax;
  • Business Concierge Services;
  • LEED Incentive Program;
  • Business Rebates;
  • Employee recruitment and hiring assistance, and more!

For more information, visit http://econdevburbank.com

ABOUT TECHFIRE:  TechFire is a leading producer of tech conferences and events, known for attracting high-profile titans of tech from Silicon Valley and beyond to come speak in the Los Angeles region. With 50+ events since 2013 from Burbank to San Francisco, TechFire has been recognized in Techmeme's list of nationally significant tech events, and C-SPAN broadcast a recent TechFire summit nationally on TV. Our past events have featured speakers such as VCs from Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins; founders/CEOs from startups like Aurora, HotelTonight, BlackLine, and Dollar Shave Club; and C-level executives from companies like Warner Bros. and Lyft; and many more. Learn more at techfire.co or click here to view a PDF with photos and details on past events.

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