Juliane Schulze, Senior Partner at Peacefulfish, is working in the creative industry since more than 25 years, providing business services to the audiovisual industries. As Executive Advisor, she holds an extensive cross-industrial knowledge, specialising in financing and business consulting for audiovisual companies and entrepreneurs in the creative and cultural industries. She is also member of the board of Media Deals, a pan-European investor network being constituted of business angels and early-stage venture capital funds focusing on creative industries and digital media. Since its creation in 2008, Media Deals has been promoting and encouraging early-stage equity investment in high-growth startup companies at the crossings of the audio-visual sector and digital technology as well as cutting-edge media content technologies. Media Deals is a member of EBAN, EBN and NEM.
As trainer and moderator, Juliane holds workshops on access to finance and entrepreneurship at investment and innovation forums, at business training events, as well as at leading business incubators. She is a strategic advisor for European funding institutions and development agencies and is a veteran project director of several EU-projects focusing on accelerating creative and digital businesses through innovation programmes. She developed international media positioning strategies for countries and regions e.g. in Asia, across Europe and in the United Arab Emirates.
Juliane is Director of the MEDIA supported investor training programmes ENTER Europe, guest lecturer at Freie Universität Berlin, teaches Creative Entrepreneurship at the MFG Academy, chairs EBN’S ‘Cultural, Creative and Digital Special Interest Group’ as well as the Creative Business Cup’s Investor Panel and is Member of the Advisory Board of the H2020-project InvestHorizon. Previously she headed the Multi-Platform Business School, lectured at the Media Business School and teaches at various international audio-visual labs, markets and business summits.