MidemLab music startup competition

Join the 2018 edition of Midemlab, the leading music startup competition.

  • What is MidemLab?

    Midemlab, the international music startup competition, will launch its 11th edition in 2018.

    Since its inception in 2008, 217 music startups from 31 countries have taken part in the competition.

    Midemlab features the most promising international music startups that offer innovative solutions, helping the music industry build new consumer experiences.

    Find new business partners and raise funds; pitch your music startup and get recognition from the industry; make sure the international press hears about your product; get advice from tech & music pros, and more.

    Apply now! 20 finalists will be chosen through the call for entries to pitch at Midem.

    APPLY BEFORE MARCH 21st, 2018

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    Why take part?

    Why take part?

    • Win a free registration and pitch on-stage at Midem,
    • Find new business partners among the decision-makers of the music industry,
    • Meet with investors & raise funds,
    • Get feedback on how to make your service better,
    • Gain international visibility.
    Eligibility criteria

    Eligibility criteria

    • Available to attend Midem if selected to pitch,
    • A new company (less than 5 years old),
    • Business-ready: already launched or in beta,
    • Independent, not affiliated to a group,
    • Genuinely original and innovative, with international viability.
    Enter into 1 of 4 categories

    ENTER INTO 1 OF 4 CATEGORIES

    • Music creation & education,
    • Music discovery & distribution,
    • Marketing & data/analytics,
    • Experiential technologies – VR/AR, high-resolution, IoT & hardware.
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    KEY DATES


    • Early January: Call for entries opens
    • Mid-February: Jury members & selecting partners announced
    • March 21st: Deadline for applications
    • Early May: Finalists announced
    • June 6th: Finalists pitch their business model at Midem

    KEY DOCUMENTS


  • MIDEMLAB ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES




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