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Nick Terzo

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Denver Area, US

Founder/Digital Media & Entertainment Executive, AdvanceIdeas. Previously Founder & Owner, Amplitude Entertainment.

Founder/Digital Media & Entertainment Executive, AdvanceIdeas. Previously Founder & Owner, Amplitude Entertainment.

4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising

Involved In




DreamIt Ventures
Thiel 20Under20 Fellowship


Vice President of Business Development and Operations Madison House November 2015 - present
Founder & President AdvanceIdeas April 1998 - present
Chief Creative Talent & Content Acquisition Warner Music Group 1996 - 1998
Senior VP Talent Aquisition/M&A Sony 1989 - 1996
Vice President/GM, Talent Acquisition The Walt Disney Company 1993 - 1994


San Diego State University-California State University Political Science and Government 1983 - 1985
University of Utah Political Science and Government 1982 - 1983

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Games
  • • Events
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Fashion
  • • Sports
  • • Smart Home
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Content
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business Strategy • Content strategy • Digital Strategy • Marketing Strategy • Strategic Partnerships

Key Accomplishments

Vast experience in entertainment, branded content, social responsibility. Have both senior corporate experience and have been a entrepreneur the past decade. Co-founded a start-up focused on live event ticketing and data. Unsuccessful at raising our Series-A.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I bring enormous passion and tenacity to any venture. Additionally, have personal relationships with many in the angel and investment community. Also, having been based most of my career in Los Angeles and New York City I bring a varied and influential network. Having been a A&R executive for a decade, innovation and discovery are at the very root of my DNA. Have taken artist careers from 1 fan to $50M plus annual businesses.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Ed Cavazos
They're my friends
Nick has a fabulously diverse set of experiences. He has a tremendous amount of resources he can bring to bear on any endeavor he gets invo ... lved in.
Rohit Gupta CFA
They're my friends
Nick is one of the most thoughtful people I know. His extensive background demonstrates the successful execution that is required to make th ... ings happen.
Mitchell Brody
We worked together  •  Partner/Owner, Biz Dev & Sales, 3 Bears Paddles / 3 Bears Composites and Account Management & Sales, Entropy Resins.
He knows how the process of collaboration works. Between executive and artist, co-worker and co-worker, and advisor and entrepreneur. A valu ... able and genuine voice in all critical decision making.
jeff rabhan
Chair, The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, NYU and Managing Director, Trifecta Consulting, Ltd.--advising brands and start ups.
Nick is the rare breed who understands both business and creative and can work seamlessly in both areas and cultures.

Joel Korpi
They're my advisor  •  CTO/Developer/Entrepreneur (Unum Lux, Rockify, uStudio, ON Networks); Currently EIR at Stradella Road; Formerly: Paramount, Dell, IBM
Joel is the killer combination of technologist and persuasive Founder. He is committed and has very high expectations of himself and product ... .

Michael Witbrock
Board Member, StartOut and CEO, co-Founder, Curious Cat Company. Carnegie Mellon grad. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Michael has a remarkable mind that is both analytical and sometimes very contrarian. His credentials are incredible and he is a pleasure to ... work in tandem to devise/develop projects . I whole-heartedly believe in Michael's proven creativity, hard-wired science and entrepreneurship.

Kerry Rupp
Innovation & Strategy Consultant. Mentor, Capital Factory. Advisor, Medical Innovation Labs. Former CEO, DreamIt. HBS & Duke grad.
Great experience/skills from being a partner at DreamIt Ventures. True passion for entrepreneurs.

Danny An
They're my mentor  •  Founder, Cheerap Previously, Product Manager, PwC Analytics Innovation Accelerator (Data Science R&D Branch)
Danny possesses a unique view of the world combined with a top tier education and a uncanny ability to identify with innovative thinking.

Idan Beck
Mentor, and Director, EVA Automation, Inc.. Cornell grad. Cornell grad.
Great engineer, successful fundraising experience, creative and executes successfully.