Startups can apply for the participation in Midemlab competition for the developers of music apps till November 7, 2012. The authors of technical solutions that can help artists, their managers and music companies to attract audience or monetize their music, can compete for the attention of foreign investors.
Midemlab is a chance to find new business partners and investors, and become popular in this professional environment, as well as in the international media. In addition, they will receive an additional bonus in the form of personalized training organized by Microsoft BizSpark.
The finalists will have the opportunity to present their business models during pitch sessions with the representatives of jury including Accel Partners, Robert Scoble, Deezer, YouTube, Amazon, Rovio, Ogilvy Group, BETC Digital, Wired, Walden Venture Capital, DuMont Venture.
You can apply for three categories: 1. Search and advisory music services, and services to create music 2. Marketing and promotion in social networks 3. Monetization and direct sales of content (content distribution, e-commerce, payment solutions, ticket sales)