Music TechPitch 4.5

TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment 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.

Next TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment:

6 March 2018, 18.30-22.00

Runway East's flexible coworking, private offices and events connect over 100 London startups and 1000 startup workers in three prime locations in Old Street & The City. Learn more.

The evening will feature a keynote presentation followed by eight music/media/entertainment 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 and fireside chat

James Allen, Investment Principal, Channel 4 Growth Fund
Jie-Ming Chung, co-founder, WantTheFilm
Tom Frederikse, Partner, Clintons
Hanna Grzeszczyk, founder & director, Media IP Rights
Sam Potts, Head of Radio Promotions, Columbia Records UK, Sony Music Entertainment
Niall Santamaria, Investment Manager, Edge Investments
Chaired by Ashley Elsdon, Creative Digital Media      

19.25 - 3 minute Pitches

Mbryonic presenting Amplify VR - takes regular music videos and presents them in an evolving 360 environment that reacts dynamically to the music and video content, creating a new type of immersive interactive experiences      

Brandsnap - a self-service music brand partnership marketplace which connects emerging music artists and brands for social media campaigns      

Clickamix - a music licensing platform catering for sports mixes      

Gigride - a platform which connects artists and DJs with venues and promoters in an easy-to-use, online marketplace      

HyperLive - forecasts future performance - and thus earning potential - of new songs with an algorithm that captures fundamental drivers of musical engagement       #HyperLive

Hypertribe - a platform that provides personalised music experiences for fanatic fans      

MXX Music - an AI platform that can atomize and re-construct existing music, allowing dynamic editing for any piece of original music      

- a mobile and SaaS solution helping users with no expertise in video production to create, render, publish and share a professional looking video      

20.45 - Networking over drinks & pizza

22.00 - End of event

Tickets - 6 March 2018

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 2 February 2018.


Apply to pitch at TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment:

DEADLINE to apply at the next event taking place on 6 March 2018 is 2 February 2018.

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 TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment is for you to complete the application form and submitting it by 2 February 2018.
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