Program and Selected Startups Announced for Rethink Music Venture Day Berlin

Berklee College of Music, Midem, and IE Business School have now announced the full day program for Rethink Music Venture Day 2014 in Berlin, taking place on October 24. It is available here. The day of global networking with other international music business start-ups, entrepreneurs, brands and investors - as well as the chance to meet guests and speakers from leading international companies and organizations - will run from 10am-6pm at Factory Berlin, the new technology startup campus in Mitte, Berlin, followed by an after party and networking event presented by Music Tech Fest. The event is free to attend with advance registration at http://rethinkmusicberlin2014.eventbrite.com.

Finalists for the Rethink Music Berlin Venture Day 2014 start-up competition have now also been announced. 12 start-up projects from countries including France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK and the US, have been selected and will pitch their ventures to our panel of judges made up of experienced music executives and investors, at the event at the Factory in Berlin on October 24. The winner will be awarded a business start-up package worth $10,000.

Offering an extensive variety of original products and services - and seeking an average investment of 800,000 Euros - the start-up ventures will be pitching a range of new ideas, from a wrist band to enhance the musical experience through physical sensation; mobile and web-based applications for building and entertaining fan bases; marketplaces for artist bookings; gaming to discover new music; to educational applications to learn music; training your ear to understand music; and a platform to provide free interactive music education to children across the globe.