BerkleeICE News

Read the latest news on the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE), including news stories, media coverage, and articles penned by founding managing director Panos Panay.

Alicia Caillier M.A. '16

Fellowships Help Students Hear the Sounds of Success

April 7, 2017

Berklee's fellowships fund lucrative experiential learning opportunities in and outside of the music industry that would otherwise not be financially feasible for both undergraduate and graduate students.

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WBUR Radio Boston: Composer of Seinfeld Theme Breaks Down the Music

March 13, 2017

Iconic theme song composer Jonathan Wolff spoke with Meghna Chakrabarti of WBUR's Radio Boston about his visit to Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee students regarding his successful 29-year Hollywood career.

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Every Berklee Career a Startup: Students Explore Silicon Valley over Winter Break

February 1, 2017

This winter break, Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) gave students perspective on the careers and creative headspace of Silicon Valley leaders at companies such as Google X, Facebook, Pandora, YouTube, and Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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VentureBeat: Could Blockchain Help Make Streaming Music Pay?

January 18, 2017

Blockchain innovators, including alumni and those in the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship’s (BerkleeICE) Open Music Initiative (OMI), are creating solutions for the inefficiencies currently stalling the digital music industry.

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Panos Panay, founding managing director of BerkleeICE

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Panos Panay, BerkleeICE

November 8, 2016

In this episode of Inside Berklee, Panos Panay '94 talks about the synergy between music and entrepreneurialism, and founding the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE).

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L'ai Dowsett

From Berklee to Apple and Tesla, La'i Dowsett '14 Fuses Music and Business to Blaze Tech Trail

October 28, 2016

Alumna La'i Dowsett '14, who began her career with Apple and currently works in marketing at Tesla, melds her passion for music and business with technology.

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Billboard: Intel Will Provide Blockchain Technology to Open Music Initiative

September 28, 2016

BerkleeICE's Open Music Initiative (OMI) announced that Intel will join the OMI project and will be providing their blockchain technology, Sawtooth Lake, to test methods of identifying and paying artists.

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Berklee Blogs: BerkleeICE Ambassador Interns

August 30, 2016

BerkleeICE's first cohort of ambassador interns used their music-thinking in host sites across the country this summer.

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Berklee Blogs: Big Questions, Big Ideas—Being a Fellow for the Open Music Initiative

August 12, 2016

Berklee student Summer Whittaker reflects on her experience as one of 18 fellows in three-week summer lab for the Open Music Initiative, spearheaded by the Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship.

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OMI student fellows at MIT's Media Lab

Open Music Blogs: Dispatches from the Summer Lab

August 4, 2016

The 2016 Open Music Initiative's Summer Lab brought a team of fellows together to focus on gathering clean data during the creative process of writing and recording music as well as connecting artists and fans.

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