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Acceleration Program

Get Ready To Pitch Your Startup !

Acceleration Program

Organized by LeanSquare, a VC fund based in Liège, this program aims to support the most promising international MUSIC+TECH & ESPORT+TECH start-ups.

15 start-ups will be selected to be part of the program. Teams will be individually coached by experienced entrepreneurs and music & e-sport industry experts in order to set up a financial dossier and potentially raise funds by presenting their projects in front of a panel of investors.

The program will kick off with a series of workshops focused on entrepreneurship, innovation and communication. These workshops will cover topics including sales, negotiations, investors relations, growth hacking, digital strategy, communications and storytelling.

Be part of the best MUSIC+TECH & ESPORT+TECH start-up program in Belgium !


the week of acceleration will consist of:

Individual mentorships with experts

On- stage presentations at the WALLIFORNIA start-up pitch competition

1-1 meetings with music & e-sport industry executives and VCs

Guidance developing financial proposals

Proud member of

Universal Music Group Accelerator Engagement Network

Universal Music Group is participating in this acceleration program through its UMG Accelerator Engagement Network. Representatives from UMG will be on-hand during the program and UMG executives may be assigned as on-going mentors to start-ups within the program. UMG, the world leader in music-based entertainment, is partnered with generalist accelerator programs

throughout the world to assist in the evaluation, mentorship and development of innovative music start-ups. The UMG Accelerator Network is currently partnered with the APX by Axel Springer & Porsche (Berlin), NYC MediaLab (New York City), Sparklabs (Seoul and Taipei), LeanSquare (Belgium), Chinaccelerator (Shanghai), Paris&Co’s LINCC (Paris), Ryerson University’s Music Den (Toronto), the Melbourne Accelerator Program (Melbourne), U.C. Berkeley’s SkyDeck (Berkeley), MassChallenge Israel (Jerusalem), MassChallenge Mexico (Mexico City) and Baita (Campinas).


From July 1st to July 9th 2020


Deadline May 3d


LeanSquare headquarters

Rue Chapelle des Clercs 3, 4000 Liège - Belgium

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2020 Mentors

CEO Leansquare

Co-founder Wallifornia MusicTech

Venture Partner Leansquare

Investment Manager, Noshaq // LeanSquare

Conference Speaker
Founder TheLynk

Managing Partner, Tag Strategic LLC - Deal Maker, Connector, Consultant, Consigliere, Board Member

Vice President New Digital Business Universal Music Group

Senior Director of Business Process Improvement at UMG

Conference Speaker
CEO & Cofounder, The Rattle

Global Digital Business Affairs Director at Universal Music Group


Previous mentors

CEO Leansquare

CEO Musimap

Co-founder Wallifornia MusicTech

Co-Founder MusicTechFest



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