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INVESTORS Webinar: Investment Opportunities in the Creative Industries

27 February | 12:00 13:30

On February 27, the SPECTRA project consortium organized a specialized webinar and invited "Seed" investors (with investments between 200 thousand and 1.5 million euros) from Ireland and Bulgaria, who have investment interests in creative industries (audio-visual, music, stage arts). Together with experienced investors in the creative industries in a partnership format, we will have the opportunity to discuss the complexities, peculiarities and advantages of investing in the creative sector and will delve into the market approach and creative entrepreneurship.

Working language: English


12:00 – 12:10Introduction and brief presentation of the SPECTRA project, Helena Dean, WDC, lead partner
12:10 – 12:20Brief presentation of the participants.
12:20 – 12:40Opportunities and challenges in investing in the creative industries, Thierry Baujard, CEO Media Deals and partner in the SPECTRA project
12:40 – 12:55Sharing personal experience from an investor in creative companies, Patrick Zuccetta
12:55 – 13:20Questions and Answers
12:20 – 13:30Summary and presentation of opportunities for participation in further initiatives under the SPECTRA project.

Lecturers and experts:

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Patrick Zuccetta (France/Portugal).
Over the past 20 years, Patrick has built a career as a serial entrepreneur, investing in a variety of markets, from professional audiovisual equipment and technology, to music intelligence and AI-based educational technology. He reinvested his profits from successful ventures into new ones. His initial expertise is in engineering technology, expanding over the years to business development with international experience, and then to leadership in startups with expertise in building networks from the US to China.

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Thierry Baujard (Germany),
CEO of the pan-European investment network Media Deals, which focuses on the creative industries. Thierry has 20 years of experience in the field of international business consulting in the cultural and creative sector, helping investors and start-ups to develop the relevant funding strategy. His previous experience includes management positions at Vivendi (London and Los Angeles) and Studio Babelsberg and Canalweb in Berlin. As an investor, he currently has 8 companies in his portfolio.

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Helena Dean (Ireland),
Program Director "Strategic for the Development of the Western Region" at the Western Development Commission, lead partner in the SPECTRA project. With expertise in supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer, she actively works to promote open innovation, clusters and ecosystems in the West of Ireland region. Over the past 13 years, she has dedicated herself to supporting startups, new technologies, business planning and scaling, market analysis.

To request participation in the webinar, send your: first and last name, position, organization and contacts to email address: info@innobridge.org no later than 23.02.2023. Applicants will receive a link to access the webinar. The seats are limited!

Free of charge

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