AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 13, 2014) -
WHO: Kanye West, Nas, Melani Fiona, Shaun White, Fred Armisen, Chanel President and COO John Galantic, Pepsi Senior Director of Cultural Branding Javier Farfan, Skullcandy CEO Hoby Darling, Spotify Head of Content Steve Savoca, Dreamworks Head of Digital Marking Justin Pertschuk, Factory Made Ventures CEO and Co Founder of El Rey Network John Fogelman, Commissioner of Major League Soccer Don Garber, President of AOL Video Ran Harnevo, Nate Silver, ESPN's Marie O'Donohue, Boston Celtics President Rich Gotham, San Francisco 49ers Chief Operating Officer Al Guido, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, as well as organizers Raptor Group Founder Jim Pallotta, Live Nation President of Media & Sponsorships Russell Wallach, Roc Nation Sports Director of Marketing Evan Levine, Jawbone Vice President of Product Management & Strategy Travis Bogard with live outdoor sets and Late Night at Arlyn Studios Concert Series featuring performances by Brave Baby, MODOC, Mayaeni, Gentleman Hall, Seryn, Bad Things, Wild Feathers, Scavenger Hunt, Elle King, Sir Sly, Madi Diaz, The Falls, Gang of Youths, Wardell, Dorothy, Magic Man, Hunter Hunted, Haerts, Cardinox, and Sons of Fathers.
WHAT: Raptor Group & Roc Nation / Live Nation wrapped up three days and four nights of panels, networking, deal making and music at the 3rd Annual Raptor House in Austin, TX. An oasis away from the downtown crowds, Raptor House is a place where top executives, thought leaders and influencers can entertain, be entertained, explore, discover, learn, and connect. Roc Nation / Live Nation at Raptor House was presented by Jawbone with media partner AOL and Huff Post Live. On the final evening, HBO & Game of Thrones presented a special listening party for the first Game of Thrones mixtape, entitled Catch The Throne: The Mixtape. In celebration of the April 6th Season 4 debut of the Emmy®-and Golden Globe-winning HBO series, Raptor House attendees listened to the mixtape in full and enjoyed live performances from Magazeen and Dee Goodz (both featured on the mixtape).
WHERE: Austin, TX
WHEN: Saturday, March 8, 2014 and Tuesday, March 11, 2014
ABOUT RAPTOR GROUP
Raptor Group is a non-traditional, alternative investment firm focused on areas of tech, consumer and sports. Founded in 2009 by hedge fund veteran Jim Pallotta (formerly Vice Chair of Tudor Investments, Essex) Raptor's hybrid model is changing the private investment paradigm into one of strategic, operational and financial partnership. Some current investments include Roma soccer team, Spartan Race, Nic and Zoe, Sonic Notify, Krush and The Fancy.
ABOUT ROC NATION
Founded in 2008, Roc Nation is a full-service entertainment company, inclusive of artist, songwriter, producer and engineer management; music publishing; touring & merchandising; film & television; new business ventures; and a music label. It is home to a diverse roster comprised of critically acclaimed recording artists, writers and producers including Rihanna, Shakira, J Cole, Rita Ora, Calvin Harris, NO ID, Timbaland, Santigold, deadmau5, Wale, etc. Roc Nation has a partnership with global management company, Three Six Zero.