Q&A with Scott Stedman: Northside Festival Adds the Entrepreneur

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When Scott Stedman first considered a festival on the city’s new technological and cultural innovation economy,  in partnership with the annual Northside music and film fest, he didn’t know he was on to something so big.
“We started working on this before the tech campus in Downtown Brooklyn and before the tech campus on Roosevelt Island,” said Stedman, who is co-founder of the publishing group Northside Media, which counts Brooklyn Magazine and The L Magazine among its titles. “It went from something we felt was happening, to a tidal wave.”

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