14 Jun Meet the 2018 Techstars Music Startups Transforming the Music Industry for Good: Exclusive
This evening (May 3), 10 startup founders and CEOs will take the stage in front of dozens of music-industry execs and power players in the heart of Hollywood to outline their visions for transforming and improving the industry for good.
The demos, which will take place at NeueHouse on Sunset Boulevard, are the result of 13 weeks of hard work and honest feedback from hundreds of industry mentors that these founders experienced as winning participants in the Techstars Music accelerator, which launched in early 2017 under the renowned Techstars seed accelerator network and has since invested over $2.5 million in more than 20 promising music-tech companies.
While music and tech have had a historically rocky relationship, Techstars Music is proof that some of the industry’s most powerful corporations are putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to studying and participating in the creation of new, innovative technologies from the ground up. This year’s member companies include Warner Music Group, Sony Music, Recochoku, Silva Artist Management, Q Prime, Harmonix Music Systems, Bill Silva Entertainment, Royalty Exchange and Concord Music — all of which contributed directly to the Techstars Music fund, and were closely involved in vetting and mentoring applicants and finalists from start to finish…