Tobacco Dock, London
31 October - 2 November 2019
Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019
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Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019

Chris Howard

CEO & Co-Founder, The Rattle

Getting Funding For Your Music Career

  • 10:30 - 11:30
  • Thursday 8 November
  • Career Advice
  • The Boardwalk Room

    About Chris

    Chris is the CEO & Co-Founder of The Rattle - a global community supported by a network of facilities that aim to help makers of art and culture become founders of their own companies. In the past, Chris has been a prolific builder of projects and companies that aim to push boundaries in entrepreneurship and the creative industries. Having tried and failed at half a dozen 'traditional' careers - being a chef, a music producer, a 'professional cyclist' and even a spy - Chris cut his teeth in entrepreneurship at MIT in 2009. Chris' research focused on the effects of influence and motivation online, and how advocacy works within communities of creative people. Using this insight, Chris co-founded and led the celebrated startup - Libboo - by creating the world's first crowd-sourced science novel. After several high-profile start-ups, one agency, and a short tenure as the Head Teaching Fellow of Harvard University, Alongside being the CEO of The Rattle, Chris also acts as the Fundraising Coach for MIT's Global Startup Workshops, an educator in entrepreneurship at UCL & Hult International Business School, and a regular Entrepreneur in Residence at leading startup accelerators such as Techstars and MassChallenge

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