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Music Gateway attend this years ‘Music TechPitch 4.5’

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Music TechPitch 4.5 is a platform to enable start-ups specifically within the music-tech industry from all across Europe, to showcase their business proposition to a relevant wider audience, including VC’s, music industry professionals and experts, journalists, as well as other aspiring and successful music and tech entrepreneurs.

This year, the Music Gateway team will be taking part and pitching at Music TechPitch 4.5. Phil Carr (Chief-Operating Officer) will be presenting the pitch along with Jonathan Bond (Content Manager) being available to chat with at the event. It will be a unique opportunity to build more awareness, receive productive feedback from an expert panel, and network with key music-tech industry players.

Introduction to the judging panel

Bruce Elliott-Smith – Business Development Director at Venture Capital Platform, CEO of electronic music company ArchangelUK, as well as a Grammy-winning song-writer for amongst others Kylie Minogue

Tom Frederikse – partner, Clintons

Julia Hawkins – Digital Strategy Manager, Universal Music UK

Phil Hope – Managing Director, Cutting Edge Group

Steve Lewis – Steve Lewis Services, previously founder of Stage Three Music sold to BMG Rights

Francois Planquette – Music Product Manager, Orange Group

Justin Prichard – Director of TMT Lead Advisory, Ernst & Young
– Chaired by Ashley Elsdon, Palmsounds

The panel of judges will discuss the viability, growth potential, and revenue model of each business idea, providing constructive feedback on the business model and the pitch. A winner will be selected by both the judges and by audience vote.

Music TechPitch 4.5 will be taking place at Ernst & Young offices in London on 8th April 2014. Click here for the full schedule for the day.

Feel free to come down and have a chat with Phil and Jonathan, we are hugely excited for this event and any support would be greatly appreciated!

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