Fanfare offers fans and consumers the ultimate experience in fan engagement. With Fanfare's variety of unique experiences and opportunities, fans feel more connected to their artist or brand than ever before. Your brand will "stay right in the palm of their hand at all times." This empowers the user with a unique sense of being part of a real community and gives the brand the ability to celebrate fan engagement and monetize it in a wide variety of new revenue streams.
There is an extraordinary opportunity today for brands, franchises, and artists to further monetize and engage their fans by helping shift the consumer's focus to the mobile platform. Ultimately, Fanfare is designed to elegantly monetize this transition through our unique and proprietary, engaging, scalable and modular, mobile application platform.
Music is one of our passions. Whether you are a performer, promoter, music student or teacher, a longtime fan or newcomer, Rifftime offers you a chance to expand your horizons and tap into our global network of music-makers and music-lovers, and provide Artists with a showcase platform that will help expand your ability to reach fans!
Fanfare Entertainment, LLC is a privately funded company based in Burlingame, California. The company focuses on the monetization of fans and consumers loyal to their brands and celebrities in music, sports, the entertainment business in general, as well as a number of significant corporate clients throughout the country. Fanfare has successfully done what many other high-tech startups have failed to do - to effectively engage and monetize a brand's fans - by creating an entire new layer of revenue streams that has previously not existed before within the mobile platform.
Lance Kelly, CEO / Co-Founder Lance Kelly brings over 20 years of experience in software development, technical, and operational management to Fanfare. Prior to co-founding Fanfare, Mr. Kelly held senior management positions at Apple Computer, Exodus Communications, Centrata, and ePlay. In addition, he served as Vice President of Studio Operations at Total Entertainment Network and Vice President of Software Engineering and Operations for pogo.com where he was also a co-founder. Mr. Kelly led pogo.com’s product development team from its inception through industry-leading member volume and user experience. pogo.com was sold to Electronic Arts. Mr. Kelly attended the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Raymond Hart, President / Co-Founder Raymond Hart brings over 20 years of experience in corporate development, business development, and finance to Fanfare. Mr.Hart has over 10 years of experience in structuring and funding start-ups and has worn multiple hats from Chairman to Chief Privacy Officer. Prior to co-founding Fanfare, Mr. Hart was founder and COO of MedServe, Inc., which was acquired for $185M in 2009. In addition, he served as a marketer of financial products and derivatives for various Fortune 500 companies.