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Monetizing Media

21 EpisodesProduced by Eric PeckhamWebsite

Monetizing Media shares tactical insights on the business of media, entertainment, and gaming. Media investor and former TechCrunch columnist Eric Peckham hosts conversations on business strategy, investing, and the impact of new tech like XR, the blockchain, and deepfakes. // Learn more at Monetizi… read more

21 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Exploring New Frontiers in Audience Development - with Boye Fajinmi (Future Party)

June 19th, 2021


Monetizing Media’s Eric Peckham discusses the frontiers of where media brands are attracting and engaging a community around their content with Boye Fajinmi. Boye is a co-founder & president of The Future Party, an …

An OS for Creator Businesses - with Jason Bade & Rodolphe Ködderitzsch (Pico)

June 19th, 2021


Pico's President Jason Bade and Chief Revenue Officer Rodolphe Ködderitzsch talk to Monetizing Media's Eric Peckham about the current boom in creator …

The World of Webcomics - with Michele Wells (Tapas)

June 18th, 2021


Eric Peckham dives into the rapidly growing webcomics industry with Michele Wells, the former editor-in-chief of DC Comics who recently joined leading webcomics platform Tapas Media as Chief Content Officer. // Join the …

Frontiers in Educational Content - with Andrew Sugerman (Sketchy)

May 6th, 2021


Andrew Sugerman, President of Sketchy, talks with Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham about the intersection of education, entertainment, & gaming. Sketchy takes the learning technique of memory palaces as the basis …

Deeper Engagement & Better Monetization of Super Fans - with Jeff Kohn (TopFan)

May 6th, 2021


TopFan CEO Jeff Kohn and Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham discuss strategies for entertainers and entertainment franchises to own their audience, better engage super fans, and increase lifetime value (LTV) of super …

Building an Iconic Brand in Tabletop Games - with Elan Lee (Exploding Kittens)

April 8th, 2021


Exploding Kittens co-founder & CEO Elan Lee talks with Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham about the $13 billion (and growing!) tabletop games market and his company's expansion strategy within it. Elan was a …

Interactive Shows for Kids - with James Ruben (Hellosaurus)

April 5th, 2021


James Ruben, the founder & CEO of Hellosaurus, discusses the children's 'edutainment' landscape and his company's platform of interactive videos with Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham. Previously the Head of …

Enabling the Next Wave of Social Games - with Ryan Horrigan (Artie)

March 31st, 2021


Artie founder & CEO Ryan Horrigan talks with Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham about his company's platform for creating multiplayer games that …

Selling Digital Fashion for Avatars - with Adriana Hoppenbrouwer (The Fabricant)

March 29th, 2021


The fashion industry is moving into the virtual world, with a growing economy of digital clothing to be bought and worn by our avatars on social platforms, in games, in VR, and more. Adriana Hoppenbrouwer is at the …

Building an Audio-First Romantic Comedy Empire - with Naomi Shah (Meet Cute)

March 23rd, 2021


Meet Cute founder & CEO Naomi Shah talks with Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham about building an audio-first scripted entertainment startup. …

The Business of Building Games on Roblox - with Joe Ferencz (Gamefam)

March 11th, 2021


Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham discusses the business of Roblox game development with Joe Ferencz, the CEO of Gamefam. Gamefam is a leading game studio and the first dedicated game publishing company on Roblox.

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Virtual Production is Changing Hollywood - with Miles Perkins (Unreal Engine)

December 4th, 2020


Miles Perkins of Epic Games' Unreal Engine talks the use of game engines for virtual production in the film & TV industry with Monetizing Media …

Growing a newsletter business on Substack - with Polina Marinova Pompliano (The Profile)

November 21st, 2020


Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham discusses the trend of one-person newsletter businesses with Polina Marinova Pompliano. A former journalist at …

Content Financing for Creatives - with Andrew Kotliar (MEP Capital)

August 12th, 2020


Andrew Kotliar of MEP Capital discusses debt and equity financing for films, music catalogs, podcasts, live events, and more with Monetizing Media host Eric Peckham. Key points of conversation: case studies on past …

Subscription News in the Pandemic - with James Savage (CEO of The Local)

July 29th, 2020


This episode features a case study on The Local, a collection of English-language news sites in Europe that saw paying subscribers surge from 11,000 …

Finding a Business Model for Free Photos - with Mikael Cho (CEO of Unsplash)

July 23rd, 2020


Unsplash co-founder & CEO Mikael Cho talks with Monetizing Media’s Eric Peckham about how his startup explored business models for their …

The Verticalization of Social Media - with Pippa Lamb (Sweet Capital)

July 21st, 2020


Sweet Capital partner Pippa Lamb sees a realignment in social media from general purpose social apps to niche social apps dedicated to users who share a specific interest or demographic. She talks to Monetizing Media's …

Audio as Media's Frontier - with Arlen Marmel (TCG Capital)

July 16th, 2020


Monetizing Media's Eric Peckham talks with Arlen Marmel, an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at TCG Capital, about burgeoning startup opportunities in the social audio space.

Bringing AI-Generated Humans to Hollywood - with Lisha Li (CEO of Rosebud)

July 14th, 2020


Rosebud co-founder & CEO Lisha Li talks with Monetizing Media's Eric Peckham about how Rosebud AI-generated photos and videos of real-looking humans with impact the entertainment industry. // // Sign up for the …

Documentaries are making big money - with Bryn Mooser (CEO of XTR)

July 9th, 2020


XTR founder and CEO Bryn Mooser talks to Monetizing Media's Eric Peckham about how documentaries have rapidly become a lucrative business due to …

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July 6th, 2020


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