Dan Runcie

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  • Founder of 'Trapital' - a media company that's home for the business of hip-hop
  • Podcaster and Host, Trapital
  • Investor, Startup Advisor



Digital media expert and entrepreneur Dan Runcie is the Founder of Trapital, a media company that’s home for the business of hip-hop. Leveraging his background in business, Runcie pivoted to focus his analysis on the innovative strategy of hip-hop executives who are some of today’s most successful business leaders. Runcie and Trapital cover hip-hop’s influence in leading edge business development, early-adoption of the latest in tech from the advent of streaming to the mainstreaming of NFTs, among other key issues. Through Trapital’s newsletter (16K subscribers), the podcast Trapital, which Runcie hosts, as well as in-depth case studies, Runcie offers vital insights about corporate leadership, entrepreneurial inspiration, and collaboration that make a major impact across industries.

Runcie has been featured in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, NPR's All Things ConsideredBBC World News, and other publications. He has appeared on countless podcasts and panels, and has been sought after to speak to groups including YouTube, SoundCloud, Sony, the National Association of Black Journalists, and more. Runcie unpacks major themes and strategies from the hip-hop world and shares actionable takeaways for companies looking to develop innovative strategies, improve creativity, and upgrade their media strategies.

 

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  • Youtube
  • SoundCloud
  • Sony
  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • BeatStars
  • LionTree
  • TMRE
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The Entrepreneurial Spirit of Hip-Hop: Lessons in Innovation

Digital media expert and entrepreneur Dan Runcie is the Founder of Trapital, a media company that’s home for the business of hip-hop. Leveraging his background in business, he pivoted to focus his analysis on the innovative strategy of hip-hop executives who are some of today’s most successful busin ...

Digital media expert and entrepreneur Dan Runcie is the Founder of Trapital, a media company that’s home for the business of hip-hop. Leveraging his background in business, he pivoted to focus his analysis on the innovative strategy of hip-hop executives who are some of today’s most successful business leaders. Runcie offers key takeaways about how hip-hop moguls continue to innovate at the leading edge of tech, fashion, sports, and more, pioneering many of the strategies companies rely on today.

Trends in Digital Media and How to Adopt Them

Digital media expert and entrepreneur Dan Runcie is the Founder of Trapital, a media company that’s home for the business of hip-hop. From digital content and commerce strategy, to digital media business models, to the latest trends in the creator economy, Runcie unpacks major themes and strategies ...

Digital media expert and entrepreneur Dan Runcie is the Founder of Trapital, a media company that’s home for the business of hip-hop. From digital content and commerce strategy, to digital media business models, to the latest trends in the creator economy, Runcie unpacks major themes and strategies from the hip-hop world and shares actionable takeaways for companies looking to innovate and stay ahead of the game.

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Dan Runcie is the the founder of Trapital, a digital media company that’s home for the business of hip-hop. Trapital breaks down hip-hop’s influence in business, music, culture, tech, and more. Each week, Trapital’s newsletter (16k subscribers) and podcast (14k+ monthly downloads) reaches the moguls, execs, and industry leaders pushing things forward.

Trapital has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR's All Things Considered, BBC World News, and other publications. Dan earned his MBA from the University of Michigan at the Ross School of Business, and his B.S. from Quinnipiac University.