After moving to Kenya in 1998, from his native Australia, for an Agribusiness multinational; Mike Strano discovered Entrepreneurship in the African Music & Entertainment Industry. He founded PHAT! Music & Entertainment in 1999; and 15 years on, has four Business Units:
PHAT!buzz – a unique monthly pocket-size Entertainment Guide; PHAT! Productions – for the Production of Concerts, Dance Competitions, Fashion Shows etc; KENYA MUSIC WEEK – a Corporate Social Investment initiative where Stakeholders attend annually to Trade, Learn & Showcase. PHAT! Music Publishing – managing Copyright throughout Eastern Africa, on behalf of SHEER Publishing of South Africa, for Composers like: Britney Spears, Cannibal, David Guetta, Eric Wainaina, Jackie Chandiru, Kabelo, Katy Perry, Kirk Franklin, Kylie Minogue, Jay A, Mandoza, Musyoka, Pharell Williams, Radio & Weasel, Rick Ross, Sauti Sol, Suzanna Owiyo & more.