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Project Music Accelerator Now Accepting Applications For Next Cohort

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Project Music is the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s leading action to support innovation within the music industry, a core business vertical in Nashville’s economy. To meet the unique needs of music-minded entrepreneurs we are providing a year round music-entrepreneurship focus that brings music, tech and business leaders together to nurture startups desiring to grow music industry revenue.

Project Music is THE accelerator for music tech providing specific industry curriculum to meet the unique needs of music-minded entrepreneurs.

Applications are open to music tech startups in social media, big data, content monetization, hardware, distribution, engagement and more!

FAQs:

  • Applications Open: 9/1/15
  • Program Begins: 1/31/16
  • Program Ends: mid-May
  • Cohort Size: 6 to 8 Startups
  • Funding: minimum of $30,000 per startup in exchange for 7% equity plus 3% equity reserved for key program mentors
  • Program is held Monday thru Friday at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center in Tennessee.

Click here for additional information or to apply.

10 Questions Music Tech Startup Founders Should Ask When Choosing An Accelerator or Incubator

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It is not news that the world of business accelerators and incubators is booming. The Top 15 incubators attract thousands of applicants for each cohort submission period. With over 50% of startups raising over $1 million each in additional financing after graduating a top program, many eager young entrepreneurs flock to these opportunities hoping to breakthrough.

Unfortunately, with only a 1% admission rate, getting accepted to Harvard Business School may be easier than a top accelerator or incubator program.

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Wego Is The Musical Lovechild Of Tinder And Bandsintown

couple at concertWhile at the SF MusicTech Summit covering for Hypebot, I noticed a cool iPhone shaped flyer dropped on a promotional table in the corridor between the restroom and the main gathering room. On one side was a screenshot of an unknown app that displayed Daft Punk concert information and on the other side was the logo, features list, and website. Two weeks later, I finally decided to dig the flyer out of my grab bag and visit their website, www.wego.io (which takes you to iTunes App Store). A quick browse of their app page revealed something magical: this might be THE app for any single person who loves music [insert most young adults].

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