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Be part of the first MusicTech start-up program in Belgium !

Organized by Leansquare, a VC fund based in Liège, this program aims to support the most promising international musictech start-ups.

10 start-ups will be selected to be part of the program. Teams will be individually coached by experienced entrepreneurs and music 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.

If you want to learn more, check out the 2018 program here

Running from June 26th to July 4th, the week of acceleration will consist of:

Individual mentorships with experts
Guidance developing financial proposals
Complimentary access to the WMT convention & networking events
On- stage presentations at the WMT start-up pitch competition
1 on 1 meetings with music industry executives and VCs

If you have any questions, contact info@walliforniamusictech.com

Universal Music Group is participating in this acceleration program through its recently announced 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), Sparklabs (Seoul and Taipei), LeanSquare (Belgium), China Accelerator (Shanghai), Paris&Co’s LINCC (Paris), Ryerson University’s Music Den (Toronto) and the Melbourne Accelerator Program (Melbourne).

 

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