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Music Tectonics

Sep 28, 2023

This week Dmitri sits down with Aadit Parikh and Joe Tou from Sony Ventures, gaining a unique and in-depth understanding of how Sony Ventures operates as a hybrid model between strategic and institutional VCs, and their unique approach to identifying and exploring new opportunities in the entertainment space. 

Explore Sony's approach to venture capital and innovation, providing invaluable resources and insights to startups, and facilitating conversations and introductions that prove crucial during the due diligence process. Aadit and Joe discuss how Sony’s business units and core competencies position them uniquely in the venture capital world. 

Get predictions on the future of entertainment, with a fascinating discussion around Sony Venture’s investments in music tech companies. Listen as Aadit and Joe share insights on the changing consumer behavior in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the surge in content creation driven by technology, and the significance of venture capital in the entertainment space. We also hear about their experiences from the music tech startup semi-final competition, the unique challenges associated with investing in music tech companies, and much more in this week's episode.

The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Visit to find shownotes and a transcript for this episode, and find us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Let us know what you think!