Raptor House Partners With Roc Nation / Live Nation for Third Annual Raptor House in Austin, Texas March 8th - 11th

Raptor House Partners With Roc Nation / Live Nation for Third Annual Raptor 
House in Austin, Texas March 8th - 11th 
Presenting Partner Jawbone With Media Partner AOL & Huff Post Live 
Daytime Programming to Include Panels and Guest Speakers Exploring
Disruption in Brands, Music & Entertainment, and Sports 
Late Night at Arlyn Studios Concert Series to Feature Performances by
Melanie Fiona, Haerts, Mayaeni, Hunter Hunted, Wardell, Magic Man and
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/07/14 --  Raptor Group & Roc
Nation / Live Nation are partnering for the 3rd Annual Raptor House
from March 8th-11th 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 will be
presented by Jawbone with media partner AOL and Huff Post Live. For
the last two years Raptor House has drawn a highly curated group of
innovators across varying industries for three days of panel
discussions, networking, deal making and music.  
"Raptor House was born out of the need to have quieter, more
substantial conversations around the incredible opportunities that
the organizers of SXSW provide," said Raptor Group Founder Jim
Each day at Raptor House will focus on disruption in a specific
industry and how advancements in technology and media have impacted
the worlds of brands, music & entertainment and sports. This year's
lineup of panelists and speakers will feature some of the leading
figures in each industry, including: 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 Gothamn, 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 and many more. 
Each evening at Raptor House attendees will be treated performances
by some of the best emerging and iconic talent in the music industry
both outdoors as well as inside Austin's premiere recording facility,
Arlyn Studios. Raptor House has become the place where people come to
experience unforgettable music moments: from Jimmy Cliff's acoustic
performance (introduced by Robert Plant) to a surprise late night
performance by the legendary Willie Nelson; from K'naan playing an
impromptu hour long full-band acoustic set to J. Cole previewing new
tracks from his Born Sinner album; and from an intimate performance
by Solange, to early career performances by Haim, The Mowglis,
Caveman, Rudimental and more.  
Early in the evening on Tuesday, March 11th HBO & Game of Thrones
will present 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(R)-and Golden Globe-winning
HBO series, Raptor House attendees will have the opportunity to hear
the mixtape in full and watch live performances from Magazeen and Dee
Goodz (both featured on the mixtape). Catch The Throne: The Mixtape
also includes exclusive tracks from Wale, Big Boi, Common and Daddy
Yankee, in addition to songs from up-and-coming artists Snow Tha
Product, Bodega Bamz, and more. 
 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
 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
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