The Recording Academy And RocketHub Present Crowdfunding At Grammy GPS In Memphis

RocketHub Leads Crowdfunding Panel At Memphis Grammy GPS: A Roadmap For Today’s Music Biz

Online PR News – 29-September-2011 – – The Recording Academy (internationally renowned for the GRAMMY Awards) has partnered with RocketHub to organize and deliver an expert panel discussion on crowdfunding, fan-funding, and micro-patronage.

This innovative event will empower musicians and those in the music industry with the knowledge to leverage their existing network of fans for funds, awareness, and authentic feedback. It will be part of the Memphis Grammy GPS: A Roadmap For Today’s Music Biz.

RocketHub Co-Founder and CEO, Brian Meece sums it up as "a new spin on an established idea: Beethoven + Social Media = Crowdfunding for the modern musician. Welcome to the re-birth of patronage.”

The panel will include RocketHub Co-Founder and CTO, Vladimir Vukicevic, who will discuss the current crowdfunding marketplace, the ins-and-outs of successful crowdfunding projects, and future trends in this burgeoning movement.

Memphis – Grammy GPS: A Roadmap For Today’s Music Biz

Stax Music Academy
926 East McLemore Ave
Memphis, T.N. 38126

Saturday, October 1, 2010

11:00 AM – Check In


RocketHub Co-Founder and CTO, Vladimir Vukicevic describes the event as “a wonderful new collaboration between an organization that has been helping artists for over fifty years, The Recording Academy, and a quickly-emerging grassroots platform that is giving artists the ability to connect with and leverage fans like never before, RocketHub. I have grown up admiring The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Awards – it is an honor to be working together to help musical artists.”

The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.

RocketHub utilizes the power of crowdfunding to build a vibrant community. The company has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, American Songwriter, Variety, NPR, The Economist, CNN, Billboard, Washington Post, etc. while helping thousands of artists, entrepreneurs, and organizations raise funds and awareness for their projects. RocketHub is the fastest growing crowdfunding community and is the first platform to provide next step opportunities for artists and entrepreneurs - including brand sponsorships, live performances and showcases, placement in film and television, media introductions, etc. RocketHub is a community for Creatives, by Creatives, that innovates and develops new ways to create value for its users. RocketHub goes beyond crowdfunding and is the foundation of the New Creative Economy.