THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
TagMix solves the problem of poor quality UGC audio, by delivering an innovative cloud-based software solution directly to fans. The TagMix service replaces the audio taken on videos by users at concerts, clubs and festivals with a real-time, pro-audio stream, straight from the mixing desk. TagMix upgrades your experience with pro-visual assets and helps you Share The Moment, frictionlessly. TagMix is here to enhance your UGC and make it trackable, so that the whole eco’ system from artists & fans to promoters, venues and rights owners all benefit from enhanced shareable UGC videos.
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is based in San Francisco with offices around the globe. From movies and TV shows, to apps, music, sports and gaming, Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences for billions of people worldwide. We partner with artists, storytellers, developers, and businesses to revolutionize entertainment and communications with Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision, Dolby Cinema, and Dolby.io.
Social Media Sponsor
MQA Ltd is a research, development and licensing company, pursuing technologies to achieve excellence in all aspects of audio entertainment: from sound recordings, to content streaming and broadcasting, right through to consumer playback devices. Our first product is a breakthrough suite of technologies that delivers the original sound of the studio in a format that is small enough to stream. MQA’s award-winning technology is licensed by leading labels, music services and hardware manufacturers worldwide.
Start-up Initiative Partner
The BPI champions the UK’s recorded music industry. Its membership consists of well over 475 independent labels and the UK’s three ‘majors’, which together account for 85% of legitimate domestic music consumption and 1 in 10 songs streamed around the world. The BPI provides insights, training and networking with its free masterclasses, events, Insight Sessions and reports. The BPI administers The BRIT Certified Awards, co-owns The Official Charts with ERA, organises The BRIT Awards and BRITs Week, and is also home to The Mercury Prize. In 2020 The BPI launched The Music & Tech Springboard Programme – a new initiative designed to bring the music community and tech startups closer together. Consisting of a free eight-episode video series available on YouTube, alongside free BPI membership for tech startups, the programme aims to demystify the industry and empower anyone passionate about innovating in music.
Eluvio is transforming the management, distribution, and economics of premium video for content owners. The Eluvio Content Fabric enables just-in-time, low-latency content distribution, monetization, and asset servicing directly to consumers. Content is delivered directly from source as on-demand streams, live streams, and dynamic sequences–without the use of separate transcoding services, CDNs, or aggregation services. The Content Fabric is used by Tier 1 Hollywood studios, broadcasters, and new mobile streaming platforms to create more efficient, cost-effective digital supply chains. Eluvio is led by Michelle Munson and Serban Simu, founders of Aspera, and a core team of innovators in content centric design, ML, blockchain ledgers, audio/video processing, and programmable media.
Audiomack is a youth-driven, artist-first music streaming & discovery platform that allows creators to share unlimited music and podcast content for free, along with tools to help them expand their audiences. Focused on emerging artists and scenes, Audiomack has played a pivotal role in the careers of some of today’s most popular artists. Audiomack currently reaches more than 17 million listeners a month and generates over three billion monthly streams.
BUMP specialises in music strategy & research. The story? When Shazam didn’t work for a group of friends, the Identification of Music [IOM] Group was born. The group quickly grew into a 100,000 strong music sharing community. Members would “BUMP” their favourite posts & from this our agency was born. Today, BUMP provides cultural strategy backed by rigorous qualitative & quantitative data from our global community of highly influential music & culture experts. We connect brands to the future of music & entertainment. Previous work: Pioneer DJ & FreqMusic (backed by founders of Wix.com).
Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration. DAN is a global network of carefully selected, highly talented, independently operated marketing & advertising agencies with digital DNA. DAN’s mission is to support member agencies’ businesses and enhance the intelligence, expertise, reach and effectiveness of the members through knowledge sharing and collaboration. Today, there are more than 2,700+ DAN member agencies operating in 90 cities worldwide. All member agencies are amongst the market leaders in their respective countries in terms of creativity, with an impressive portfolio of campaigns and awards.
Music Gateway is a global music tech company with one goal: empowering creatives. Their platform provides a single place for creatives and industry pros to come together, surrounded by tools and opportunities - all built specifically for the music industry. With everything from sync licensing to global online collaboration and music distribution to music promotion, they offer the perfect platform for new, emerging and established artists who are currently having to manage their music across 10+ different places. With even more useful tools and services launching regularly, this is a company to keep an eye on in 2021.
On a mission to ensure fair compensation for artists and songwriters, ClickNClear offers a catalogue of officially licensed music for use in performance sports. The growing business boasts Sony Music Publishing, Warner Music, and more among its client base.
Home of the Global Music Community, Midem is the world’s leading music business event, which unites, connects, serves and supports the global music ecosystem to exchange, create, play, forge relationships and shape the future of the industry. With a rich 4-day programme of conferences, competitions, networking events and live performances, music makers, cutting-edge technology companies, brands and talent come together to enrich the passionate relationship between people and music, transform audience engagement and form new business connections.
While technology has helped eliminate many of the conventional barriers to producing and distributing music, it has also created an over-saturated marketplace. With a seemingly infinite amount of music for us to explore, it can be overwhelming to find exactly what we’re looking for. That’s where MyPart comes in. Using their game-changing AI platform, MyPart collects and analyses songs from songwriters all over the globe, prioritizing and matching them with top-tier recording artists based upon parameters established by the artists and their creative teams. Examining factors such as harmony, melody, sonic, lyrics, and structure, MyPart is revolutionizing the way we understand and search for music.
With support from The Orchard, Live Nation and others, Paperchain seeks to help musicians maximise streaming revenue via expert tracking tools and a direct pay function for labels, services companies and DSPs.
RootNote is building data and business management tools for today's creators. Whether you're creating great music, livestreaming to fans across the globe, making amazing videos, or in charge of making sure your clients are on the right track, we're here to help. CODa, our first of its kind platform, aggregates social, streaming, and revenue data to a single source, provides users with custom revenue insights like individual per stream rates, and makes it easier for users to get things done through our growing set of business management oriented tools. Creators and their teams are building global brands with content - it's about time they had a platform to help them do it!
Shout4 is an innovative and disruptive legal-tech solution for deal making and financing music projects by sharing revenues in return for reduced upfront costs. The Shout4 platform which launches this year, easily navigates users to the creation of robust contracts tailored to the independent music market. The Shout4 contract includes revenue sharing functionality which formalises a favour culture born out of deals at the back of the studio. It's transparent and easy to create without needing to be a lawyer, building trust in a team. Creating deals with future revenue shares in return for lower upfront costs, enables longer-term development for any new music campaign.