Sony/Warner Techstars Music Accelerator Program

Sony/Warner Techstars Music Accelerator Program for Music Startups (USD$120,000 Funding) 2018

Techstars Music is a startup accelerator run by Techstars and leading companies from the global music business: Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Harmonix Music Systems, Silva Artist Management, Bill Silva Entertainment, QPrime Management, Concord Music, Royalty Exchange, and RecoChoku. We invest $120k into 10 of the best music-related startups from around the world. We provide office space in LA and access to mentors and investors from the global music business.

Application Deadline: 15th October 2017

Eligible Countries: All

To Be Taken At (Country): Los Angeles, USA

About the Award: Techstars makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access to capital, guidance, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, employee recruitment, and M&A opportunities.

Type: Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: 

  • technology oriented companies, typically web-based or other software companies. Other companies that don’t quite fit that mold are welcome.
  • Companies that can have national or worldwide reach.
  • Biotechnology companies, restaurants, consultancies, or other local service oriented companies are NOT funded

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: A $100,000 convertible note is automatically offered to all Techstars companies upon acceptance, in addition to $20,000 in exchange for 6% common stock, plus:

  • Access to Techstars resources for life
  • Acceleration in the Techstars Music program with intense, hands-on mentorship from artists, executives from Techstars Music Member –
  • Companies and the broad music business
  • Connections to the Techstars Network of over 5,000 founders, alumni and mentors globally
  • 400 perks worth over $1,000,000
  • Office space in Los Angeles for the duration of the program
  • Demo Day and other investor connections
  • Equity Back Guarantee, the only one of its kind in the industry

Duration of Program: 3 months

Demo Day: May 3, 2018

How to Apply: Apply Now

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Techstars

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