Start-ups all over Europe are invited to apply for the Music WorX Accelerator, a three-month funding programme offered by the Ministry of Culture and Media and the Hamburg Kreativgesellschaft. Start-ups specialising in big data, blockchain, AI, digital platforms and social media and that are keen to reinvent the music industry now have until the deadline of June 16, 2019 to apply with innovative business for the autumn programme.
This year, the accelerator is targeting founders all over Europe that want to launch their start-up in Hamburg. The support programme began in 2013 as a local accelerator. “In 2019, we are specifically looking for new licensing models, fan services, innovative business models, data analysis tools and other technology-based innovations throughout Europe that offer real added value for the industry,” said Egbert Rühl, Managing Director of Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft.
Workshops, networking and pitching
From mid August to early November 2019, four start-up teams will received intense support and have three months to turn around their business concept. Apart from funding, they will be given the opportunity to consult experts, take part in workshops and to network. They will also have an opportunity to take part in the Reeperbahn Festival from September 18-21, 2019 which offers plenty of networking opportunities. The programme will be rounded off by a pitch event during which founders present their business model to an expert audience and potential investors for a prize of EUR 5,000.
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