Music TechPitch 4.5
23 April 2013, KweekWeek Hub, Unit 2 Waterside, 44-48 Wharf Road, London, N1 7UX
In partnership with
Music TechPitch 4.5 - an evening pitch event uniquely focused on the music-tech industry vertical, as part of the highly successful TechPitch 4.5 series of events.
We are delighted to announce the next Music TechPitch 4.5 event, held in partnership with Clintons, the law firm, in addition with support from our media partners Coadec, CMU, MediaTainment Finance, Music Business School and TheNextWeb.com.
The purpose of Music TechPitch 4.5 is to showcase some of the latest music-tech startups in Europe, including some which have taken part in the 4.5 pitch-training workshop, and to provide them with a platform to build awareness, gain investment and users in an environment where they can present to and network with industry experts and potential partners.
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, start of programme
19.05 - Keynote presentationJane Dyball, Senior Vice-President of International Legal & Business Affairs, Warner/Chappell Music Ltd, and a member of the Boards of the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society, Performing Right Society and Music Publishers Association (MPA), the International Confederation of Music Publishers and the International Music Publishers Association.
19.25 - Introduction of judging panel- Tina Baker, artist and partner with JagShawBaker
- Jane Dyball, Senior VP of International Legal & Business Affairs Warner/Chappell Music
- Serge Taborin, head of Archant Digital Ventures
- David Williams, Gogotech Telecoms & Media Consulting
- Riko Sakurai, entertainment consultant, previously launched Def Jam in Japan for Universal
- Tom Frederikse, partner, Clintons
Chaired by Ashley Elsdon, Palmsounds
19.30 - 3 minute Pitches-GigOwl; community marketplace for venues and entertainment professionals @gigowlapp
-Music Software; Ipad app that can test the ability of musicians learning grade 1-6
-Rotor; cloud-based tool that allows musicians to create high-quality professional music videos @RotorVideos
-Soundreef; platform to improve the way music right holders collect, manage and pay out music royalties @soundreef
-Soundtracktoyour.com; digital music streaming site, lifestyle radio and music discovery community @soundtracktoyou
-Spontly; mobile app, white label app service and website widget for instant publishing of live events @spontly
-The Backscratchers;curated platform that connects innovative companies with the hand-picked creative talent needed for short-term projects and collaborations @back_scratchers
-Tourmanagement; online event-planning tool for bands, developed by touring professionals, designed by musicians @tourmanagers
-Weezic; augmented sheet music to make music practise more fun and lively @weezic
20.45 - Networking drinks & pizza
22.00 - End of event
KweekWeek Hub, Unit 2 Waterside, 44-48 Wharf Road, London, N1 7UX
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.
Standard tickets: GBP 39.50 (GBP 27.50 for startups/artists/bands)
Tickets are also available via KweekWeek - please register here...
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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."
Apply to pitch MUSIC techpitch 4.5
WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS EVENTBy 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 29 March 2013 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are no longer accepting applications for this eventPlease 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?
Remember: one page only, in Word...
Who to send it to? Email your application to email@example.com by 29 March 2013
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM
We are no longer accepting applications for this event
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.