Dench Music: Dutch full-service music production company
Enables anyone to participate in the creation of songs from their favorite artists
Born in Washington DC (1964) just before the moonwalk, raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from age 7, Adam Curry has been an innovation and thought leader in the increasingly integrated media and technology industries. As on-air personality, Adam is best known for his 7 years working as a host (VJ) producer, director and writer at the MTV network. Adam was instrumental in bringing the global network into the digital age by registering and building out mtv.com for several years while MTV focused on antiquated systems like AOL. Previous to being invited to move to New York for his MTV work, Adam and his team at CountDown not only provided a weekly live music television program, but also provided all music programming for the first European Public Broadcasters satellite network EuropaTV. This resulted in significant recognition of Adam in several EU countries, many who at the time had never even seen a music video, let alone MTV, which went global several years later. After being on the forefront of cable television content delivery as an on-air talent at MTV music television, Adam saw a clear future and set about setting up mtv.com as the first global entertainment website.
Always seeking the cutting edge of media and technology, Adam set out to create one of the first digital agencies, recognized as one of Fortune magazine’s “25 Cool Companies” in 1994. In 1996, he launched the first online airline ticketing on the web with Continental Airlines, built the first online auto parts inventory sales system for Chrysler autos and produced and hosted the first ever ‘cybercast’ of the 1996 Annual Grammy Awards.On Ramp Inc., which Adam founded, completed their IPO in 1996 under the name Think New Ideas Inc. (Nasdaq symbol THNK), and was successfully acquired in 2000 as a profitable company with annual revenues in excess of $400 million. Adam foresaw music licensing opportunities for online music decades before Spotify and YouTube and secured the first ever license to stream BMI Classics online. After selling THNK he sold the company to publicly listed AnswerThink Inc for $450 million, Adam returned to Europe where in 2004 he was the co-inventor of Podcasting and started the first daily show delivered by RSS technology. Upon Steve Job’s personal request Apple integrated podcasting and Adam’s podcast directory into iTunes in 2006 Adam was recently awarded the prestigious Marconi Oeuvre Award in January 2018 for his legendary work in broadcasting and his relentless urge for innovation and visionary steps on the internet. Adam resides in Austin Texas where he produces the award winning No Agenda Show podcast with acclaimed author and columnist John C Dvorak. Adam’s lab is filled with concepts, digital high frequency equipment and prototypes of new technologies for internet communications. Adam was an early believer in crypto currencies, and bought his first 50 BTC at $1.33
Creator of Opportunities
Mabricio was born in Willemstad Curaçao. Soon after he moved to Almere in the Netherlands where he grew up. After high school, Mabricio went to the Media College in Amsterdam, where he learned editing, photography and many other things. His father is a music producer and Mabricio learned the basics of production from him. Mabricio is a creative multi-talent and managed many assignments in styling and art direction, for example for the Dutch artist, Jonna Fraser.
Chief Financial Officer
Goerardus was born in Vlagtwedde The Netherlands and has worked as an Independent Chief Financial Officer for more than 25 years. According to Goerardus, working as an independent finance professional in the financial, sustainability, telecom and international trade sectors, is the key to staying sharp and service driven. It provides him the opportunity to solving complex financial situations and the ability to challenge himself daily. Goerardus will be leading the financial department.
Michael was born in Amsterdam The Netherlands. As the eldest son of an automotive engineer, Michael spent most of his youth in Canada, Spain and Italy attending international schools. In the Netherlands, Michael started a career in automotive marketing at Fiat and Nissan. In 2000, Michael switched to automotive related software at TomTom. After a brief spell in the financial sector at Fortis Bank, Michael specialized in start-ups and marketing development, utilizing his corporate marketing knowledge, where he aided new companies in establishing themselves in automotive, telecom, solar energy, fashion, medicine and entertainment industry.
Marloes was born in Amstelveen The Netherlands. After a year she moved to Austerlitz, near Zeist. She chose a more creative area and completed an internship in her final year of school at Top Notch Universal where she developed an online platform for the company, and worked on projects for Dutch known artists Broederliefde, Cho and Lil’ Kleine. Marloes is Operations Manager at Dench Music.
Former CEO of VEVO
Erik Huggers joins the Dench Music Advisory Team on the heels of serving as CEO of VEVO, the
world’s leading all-premium Music Video and Entertainment Platform. Erik’s vision and strategy
was the catalyst to increasing VEVO’s monthly viewership of over 19 billion music videos worldwide.
As a thought leader, Erik pioneered digital media and changed the entire concept of streaming
television when he launched the BBC iPlayer while he served as an Executive Board member of the
BBC’s Future Media and Technology division in London. Erik’s career and experience in music,
video and entertainment include several positions including Senior Vice President at Verizon Communications,
President of Intel’s Media Division and senior roles at Microsoft and Endemol Entertainment.
Clyde Sergio Narain aka Chuckie, is a Surinam-born DJ and producer. As one of the pioneers in the
House scene, Chuckie’s sound quickly became known as “dirty house,”reflecting a cultural movement
centered on lively urban club events featuring dancing, brilliant lights and interactive stage elements.
He is also world renowned for his co-creation of “Dirty Dutch”, a genre characterized by high pitched
lead synths over Latin-inspired rhythms and samples. As DJ Chuckie, Clyde’s hits include “Let the
Bass Kick”, “Aftershock” and “Make Some Noise” (with Junxterjack) Chuckie has remixed songs for
Michael Jackson and David Guetta and has produced for 50 Cent, Kesha and Akon. Chuckie’s work
has been showcased on the popular EDM show “What’s Hot in EDM?” on BBC Radio 1.He owns
and operates his record label, Dirty Dutch Music.
Ineabell is from New York City, and currently living in Manchester UK. Ineabell started at a young
age in the entertainment industry. She worked for television, at Nickelodeon and Disney doing commercials
and voice overs for Coca Cola worldwide and MTV, but also stage acting and performances.
Her love for music grew where she then began collaborating with DJs and producers all over the
spectrum of music, from house, dance / EDM, Top-40 pop, hip-hop and R&B. After collaborating
with some DJs she met Junior Sanchez, who mentored her craft in songwriting and vocal production.
At the age of 23 Ineabell moved to Los Angeles where at the time it was all “happening”. Here she
worked in sessions with top grade artists, DJs and producers such as Junior Sanchez, Todd Terry,
Will i AM, Sidney Samson, Afrojack, LA Riots, Moguai, Junior Sanchez, Cody Wise, Sigala, Michael
Angelo, Will Simms, Rich Skillz, Paris & Simo and more.
Music Industry Profesional
Unico Glorie (1964) is a true music industry veteran. He was born in Amsterdam where his parents
ran a records store in the 60’s and 70’s. He has expert level experience in the corporate world within
the media and entertainment industry, with stock exchange listed companies, and in the field of M&A.
He is one of the key founders in the Dutch Dance industry, and he worked for many years in the most
competitive music market in the world: the United States. Unico is an experienced senior A&R executive
who brought a lot of talent, content, labels, and creatives together.
Unico has had positions in several (inter-)national entertainment companies, as well as serving as a
board member at the RTL Group and Endemol Holding. He is cofounder of 2WayTraffic, which was
listed at the AIM in London and later sold to Sony Television International. Unico has worked with
several renowned artists, in the Netherlands and in the USA.
Adela Skotak is an ICO analyst and advisor. She started her first business while studying Sociology
at the Charles University in Prague, Czech republic. At first, she worked on content creation, which
included translation of content, video editing and projects as diverse as international travel guides.It
wasn’t long until she discovered the expansive reach of Udemy.com and she set out to create multiple
on-line courses with the associated course-ware. Several of those courses have since become best-sellers,
including: ‘ICOs: Investing in Alt-coins and Initial Coin Offerings’. Adela spent significant time
researching Bitcoin and Ethereum Blockchain technologies and applications of distributed systems,
and invested in her first ICO in early 2017. Since then she has become a full-time trader and an ICO
advisor exclusively with ICO Incubator Leverage International Ltd. This year Adela also co-founded
CryptoUnlocked.com, and online resource that provides comprehensive information and research on
upcoming ICOs, so investors can make informed decisions about participation.
- Crowdsale (85%)
- Team (10%)
- Bounties and Rewards (5%)
- Foto Shoot (1%)
- Legal (2%)
- Production (4%)
- Styling (4%)
- Year Free Online (5%)
- Miscellaneous (6%)
- Promotion (6%)
- Travelling (6%)
- Management (13%)
- Video budget (20%)
- Vocals (33%)
Cost of the token2500 tokens for 1 eth
Price without discounts
Whitelist Round - 25%
Crowd Round Phase 1 - 10%
Crowd Round Phase 2 - 5%
Crowd Round Phase 2 - 3%
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This is a Dutch full-service company that produces music and clips, and also manages musical talents and provides a full range of music production services in the local and international markets. Dench Music launches ICO to fund its expansion into commercial production of the best and most popular music videos, using A-list artists who work with talented but not world-renowned DJs for the moment. Dench Music aims to attract potential investors to the company. Company's vision is the ability for everyone to participate in creating songs from their favorite artists, interact with the music industry, get access to benefits that have never been offered before.
Risks and disadvantages
It's difficult to find any drawbacks in this project, it's not a new start-up with unrealized ideas, but a large well-standing firm that is well known in the market and their services are used by a large number of customers.
. I think that this ICO will be very successful and the number of users who would like to invest will be quite large. No doubt that you can recommend this project to investors for investing.
The first advantage is the availability of Onepage, where the main features of the platform are described, besides the usual Whitepaper. Dench music also have skillful team, partners and advisors. These people have big experienced in music.
Risks and disadvantages
The main drawback is the lack of the working product. Such platform as Dench music should have one, so investors understand the overall idea. In addition, marketing is poor, as the project does not have lots of social networks, like Reddit, Youtube or Bitcointalk.
Blockchain and music industry is a win-to-win combination for both artists and their audience. It looks that the team is not running ICO just to raise funds, but to make the project a successful one. I would recommend people to attract attention to it in terms of investing.
Both the artists and their fans will highly benefit from the platform in a way that artists will deliver what their fans want and the followers will be more satisfied with the delivery of their requests. Due to bonuses investors will dash in to utilize the offer.
Risks and disadvantages
All the suggestions offered by the fans might not be possible to be produced by the artists.
The entertainment industry is very profitable and has high prospects of obtaining traction regardless of the competition as long as the unique and prompt service delivery is maintained. Exploring the entertainment industry will yield results.
WHAT DOES DENCH MUSIC DO?
Dench Music focuses on developing young talented artists and DJs by partnering them with A-list artists to promote their talent to a wider audience. Music and Videos are distributed through YouTube, Spotify, iTunes and other channels. Revenue is earned through the number of views or downloads, booking and promotion fees. Dench Music Retail Platform revenue and revenues paid through Performing Rights Organizations worldwide.
IS ONLY ONE PROJECT PLANNED?
No. we are an established company with clear, verifiable results and an exciting vision that will be executed after the completion of the ICO.
WHAT IS THE FIRST MUSIC PROJECT YOU WILL PRODUCE WITH THE RAISED MONEY?
Dench Music has created a unique project with Chris Brown who will record with a talented Dutch DJ. For the release Chris Brown will use his social media channels with the track being released on his own label.
WHY ARE YOU DOING AN ICO IF YOU ARE AN ALREADY SUCCESSFUL COMPANY?
Blockchain has enormous potential and it is changing our future. Therefore, we’ve implemented Blockchain solutions into the core of our company, a move that makes us more competitive in the music business. By launching the ICO we will reach a wider audience, obtain financing without having to rely on banks, reach our market quicker, act faster in a secure way, and lead a revolution in unlocking the music industry to a mass audience.
HOW DOES AN ICO WORK AND WHAT DO WE GET?
Investors receive the right to a share in Dench Music's profits via the Investment Agreement which is signed online as part of the investment process. As a gift they will also receive 2,500 ERC20 MIC Tokens for every ETH invested. The MIC Tokens can, among other things, be exchanged on our retail platform www.denchmusic.shop for exciting benefits that until now were nearly impossible to obtain in the music industry.
IS AN ICO WITH PROFIT SHARING LEGALLY POSSIBLE?
Yes. By framing the Investment Agreement based on existing legislation and complying with all rules and regulations. The only people that cannot invest are American citizens who are not "accredited investors". Other than that restriction, our innovative ICO is open to people from all around the world
Do you have a whitelist with bonuses?
Yes, whitelisted participants will be able to obtain bonuses in MIC Tokens. The link to join our whitelist will be announced on our official social channels and starts on 7 May 2018. The whitelist sale starts late May/early June and lasts 48 hours. KYC procedure applies.
Will the tokens be transferable?
Yes, the MIC Tokens will be unlocked/transferable one week after the main sale
ends or after the hard cap has been reached.
Is there any lockup?
Yes, the tokens will be locked up for 15 days after the ICO sales ends.
If the ICO sale ends 30 June 2018, the tokens will be unlocked 15 July 2018 midnight GMT+1.