The 10th edition of Midemlab, the leading international music startup competition, will take place on June 3-6, 2016 in Cannes, France, in partnership with Ukraine Digital News.
This is an opportunity for Ukrainian startups to find new business partners, raise funding, gain international visibility and recognition from the industry.
Startups belonging to the following categories are eligible to participate:
- Music discovery, recommendation and creation services;
- Marketing, social engagement and monetization solutions;
- Hardware and Internet-of-Things.
Twenty finalists will be chosen through a call-to-entry by the selection committee, which includes representatives of Bluenove, an open innovation consulting company; Music Ally, an international information platform about the digital music business; and tech investment firm Atomico.
The finalists will get free registration to Midemlab 2016 and coaching sessions during the exhibition.
The final pitch will be made before representatives of such industry players as Sony Music Entertainment, Pandora, Deezer and TuneCore; investment firms Faber Ventures, Seedcamp; as well as Elisabeth Bargès of Google, Molly Neuman of Kickstarter, Romain Amblard of NUMA along with such influential media as Forbes, VentureBeat, Music Ally and FrenchWeb.
The application should be submitted by March 30, 2016.