This year, Northside introduces the Ideas Festival, featuring panels geared toward “Creators” and “Innovators.” Because let’s face it – your art form is nice and all, but you ain’t gonna make it rain without the bizness.
For a full schedule, visit the Official 2011 Northside Festival Site.
Here are some picks on learning how to play the game:
All panel discussions are will be held at Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th Street.
THURSDAY, JUNE 16
Institutions: Record Labels, Venture Capital and Their Place in a New Era of Creativity
Google’s Caroline McCarthy will interview noted venture capitalist Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures, about the changing face of Big Business and the role new media has played in redefining it. Wilson assisted prominent companies, such as Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Etsy.
An Overnight Success Years in the Making
Moderator Alyson Shontell from Business Insider leads a discussion of what it takes for an idea to catch on in the Internet-era, and what it means when it does. Panelists include Alex Rainert (Foursquare), Jim Moran (Yipit) and Reece Pacheco
SUNDAY, JUNE 19
Evangelizing Your Creation
So, you have a really great idea, you figured out how to execute it, and now you just need to tell everyone about it. Moderator Jonathan Dube from Cyberjournalist will speak with Rachel Sklar (Hashable/Change the Ratio), Trevor Owens (Lean Startup Machine) and Amy Cao (Food Spotting) about the best way to go about it.