Hannes Tschürtz is the founder of the music agency and label Ink Music in Vienna, which books and promotes around 400 shows/year in Central and Eastern Europe. The company focuses on artist and career development and won numerous awards for its artists and work. Hannes is a regular consultant for several institutions and helped to create a Music Business Course at the University of Applied Sciences, Kufstein and the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. He teaches Music Business, is a wellbooked speaker for music business events and a board member of the Austrian Music Fund. Writes articles on the music business for magazines and papers, is the co-owner of a ticketing start-up (NTRY Ticketing) and loves dogs.