Music TechPitch 4.5
8 April 2014, Ernst & Young offices, 1 More London Place, London, SE1 2AF
In partnership with
Music TechPitch 4.5 is a platform to enable startups specifically within the music-tech industry from all across Europe to showcase their business proposition to a relevant wider audience, including VCs, music industry professionals and experts, journalists, as well as other aspiring and successful music and tech entrepreneurs. This pitching event is a unique opportunity to build more awareness, receive productive feedback from an expert panel, and network with key music-tech industry players.
We are delighted to announce the next Music TechPitch 4.5 event, held in partnership with Clintons, the law firm, and EY, the professional services firm, in addition with support from our media partners MediaTainment Finance, Music Business School, Rockol and StrategyEye.
The evening will feature a presentation followed by the selected music-tech startups presenting their business ideas and revenue models during a three-minute pitch followed by a five minute Q&A by a panel of judges. A winner will be scored by the judges, and there will be a general vote to pick the audience favourite.
18.30 - Registration and networking
19.00 - Introduction, start of programme
19.05 - Keynote/Demo presentationTo be announced shortly
19.20 - Introduction of judging panelBruce Elliott-Smith, Business Development Director at Venture Capital Platform, CEO of electronic music company ArchangelUK, as well as a Grammy-winning song-writer for amongst others Kylie Minogue
Tom Frederikse, partner, Clintons
Julia Hawkins, Digital Strategy Manager, Universal Music UK
Phil Hope, Managing Director, Cutting Edge Group
Steve Lewis, Steve Lewis Services, previously founder of Stage Three Music sold to BMG Rights
Francois Planquette, Music Product Manager, Orange Group
Justin Pritchard, Director - TMT Lead Advisory, Ernst & Young
Chaired by Ashley Elsdon, Palmsounds
19.25 - 3 minute Pitches:Apply to pitch - deadline to apply is 7 March 2014. Please use this application form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org - for more details on how to apply see below.
20.30 - Judges feedback and audience voteThe panel of judges will discuss the viability, growth potential, and revenue model of each business idea, providing constructive feedback on the business model and the pitch. A winner will be selected by both the judges and by audience vote.
20.45 - Networking drinks & pizza
22.00 - End of event
Ernst & Young offices, 1 More London Place, London, SE1 2AF
Register to attend
A two-tiered pricing structure allows qualified (and cash-strapped) music tech startups, artists and bands to attend Music 4.5 at a reduced rate. 2Pears reserve the right to approve registrations and refuse entry if incorrect category is stated. All prices are inclusive of VAT.
Early bird tickets are available until 7 March 2014.
Hotel deals for MusicTechPitch 4.5 - 8 April 2014We look forward to seeing you at Ernst & Young in April. To help you get the best special offers at nearby hotels we have put together a Music TechPitch 4.5 HotelMap that shows the nearby accommodation options and best possible rates and special offers.
The map displays live availability and allows you to book directly with each hotel: http://www.HotelMap.com/M7Z5D
Alternatively, if you would like to book your accommodation by phone, you can call Jessica Heili, our dedicated London concierge, on 020 7292 2335 (if outside UK +44 20 7292 2335) quoting Special Reference Code M7Z5D. She will be happy to help you with your hotel booking and provide assistance organising your time in London.
In Partnership with:
Based in Central London, Clintons is one of the UK's foremost Entertainment, Media and Sport Law practices. Clintons has acknowledged strength in commercial and corporate work, with a particularly well-known expertise in IP-related matters, both contentious and non-contentious. Our firm has for nearly 60 years offered high quality, practical legal advice to clients ranging from large, commercial organisations to private individuals, many of whom are in the public eye.
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.
Apply to pitch Music TechPitch 4.5
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS 7 MARCH 2014By getting up on stage and pitching your business idea and model, in this case to the panel of experts we have put together for Music TechPitch 4.5, you will gain exposure and interest from both potential users and potential funders, as well as from media in general. And you get to practise and receive immediate feedback on your pitch.
The pitch session is not about achieving funding immediately, but gaining interest, making connections, and hopefully starting relevant discussions, so if you like the idea of pitching you will be good!
Pitches at 2Pears events are free-of-charge for the pitching companies, which means that the person pitching receives a complimentary ticket for the event. All other company members and interested parties will be required to purchase tickets at best available rate, to attend the event.
What we need from you in order to confirm you are eligible to pitch and to make a fair selection of companies for Music TechPitch 4.5 is for you to download the application form and complete all questions on this form and submitting it by 7 March 2014 by email to email@example.com.
Please submit your application to pitch by 7 March 2014.Please ensure that it is 1 page only and that it is in Word format, as nothing longer and no other format will be considered. Please also ensure that you save your application as COMPANYNAME_m4pt5.docx where the name of your startup replaces 'COMPANYNAME'.
Who to send it to? Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 7 March 2014
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM
If you have any questions about registering for Music TechPitch 4.5 please contact us on +44 (0)20 3239 9325 or email petra (at) 2pears (dot) com.