Music TechPitch 4.5

Music TechPitch 4.5 is a platform to enable startups specifically within the music/media/entertainment-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 and tech industry players.

Music TechPitch 4.5 event:

6 July 2016, 18.30-22.00

Runway East, Lower Ground, 10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF

The evening will feature a keynote presentation followed by eight music tech startups will present 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 by 2Pears

19.05 - Introduction of the judging panel

Harry Botterill, Head of Technology Acquisition and Open Innovation, Hasbro       @hasbro
Tom Frederikse, Partner, Clintons      
Roland Harwood, formerly artist & producer, now co-founder and MD of 100%Open       @rolandharwood
Xaver Matt, Angel Investor, Founder and MD, Netleadz       @xavermatt
Emma Obanye, Co-founder, BuddyBounce       @eobanye
Chaired by Ashley Elsdon, PalmSounds       @PalmSounds

19.25 - 3 minute Pitches

Air Craft - designs next generation musical instruments which utilise the motions sensors in mobile devices       @AirCraftHQ

Blitzr API - a platform specializing in processing, enrichment and harmonization of music metadata       @blitzrdotcom

Concert Flow - a platform that matches listings of concerts to video footage of the artist playing live       @concertflow

Decave - a service where musicians from different genres, get matched up, and after a day in the studio, play and jam together, in front of a crowd       @decavelive

Ingenious Audio - a new way to stream audio over WiFi called Fi-Live and a hardware device to make existing wired products WiFi       @jackwifiguitar

JuiceVCR - an alternative promotional platform for independent artists to reach new audiences       @juicevcr

Snaptivity - a platform that drives fan engagement at the stadium and enhances fan experience       @Snaptivity

Trackd - the world's first 8 Track ideas studio in your pocket       @trackdmusic

20.45 - Networking over drinks & finger food

22.00 - End of event

Tickets - 6 July 2016

A two-tiered pricing structure allows qualified (and cash-strapped) startups to attend techpitch 4.5 at a reduced rate. 2Pears reserve the right to approve ticket purchases and refuse entry if incorrect category is stated.

Early bird tickets are available until 10 June 2016.

We are running a series of pitch workshops so if you are in the process of applying or have already applied to pitch at TechPitch 4.5, why not sign up for one of the workshops? Click here for more information... or email

Apply to pitch at Music TechPitch 4.5:

EXTENDED DEADLINE to apply at the next event taking place on 6 July 2016 is 10 June 2016.

By getting up on stage and pitching your business idea and model, in this case to the panel of experts we have put together for 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 Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5 is for you to download the application form and complete all questions on this form and submitting it by email to by 10 June 2016.

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'.

Q1: What is the market problem?
Q2: Your solution?
Q3: Your business model?
Q4: Your competitors?
Q5: Your team?
Q6: What you are looking for?
Q7: What would the upside for an investor investing in you be?

Remember: one page only, in Word...

Who to send it to?
Email your application to


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