Music Worx Pitch 2019: Hamburg selects innovative music start-ups

Mit Music WorX fördert die Behörde für Kultur und Medien seit 2011 gezielt die Entwicklung innovativer Geschäftsmodelle in der Musikwirtschaft. Seit 2014 veranstaltet sie zusammen mit der Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft den Music WorX Accelerator. Erfolgreiche Unternehmen wie Sofa Concerts, Tinitracks, Groovecat und NOYS VR wurden bereits mit dem Programm gefördert.


Music Worx Pitch 2019: Hamburg selects innovative music start-ups

International competition for the Hamburg Promotion Prize for young, innovative companies from the music industry

At the Music WorX Pitch on 12 November, international start-up teams from Denmark, Sweden and Germany will compete for the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg's prize for young, innovative companies from the music industry. The founders will present their business ideas to the audience and a jury of experts.

With a keynote lecture by Georgia Taglietti

As Head of Communication of the Sonár Festival in Barcelona and board member of SheSaidSo, she draws on more than two decades of experience in the international music industry. Together with the audience, she will cast a glance into the future of the industry: Which developments can be observed and which opportunities are emerging?

Promotion of innovative business models

The Music WorX Pitch is the closing event of this year's Music WorX Accelerator. With the goal of further developing their business models, the five start-ups Tunecity (Hamburg/D), GigsGuide (Malmö/SWE), Street Artists (Paris/ France), Ununu (Berlin/D) and WARM (Copenhagen/DK) were provided with workshops, coaching from industry experts, free workplaces at WeWork Labs and financial support over a period of three months. more 

With Music WorX, the Ministry of Culture and Media has been specifically promoting the development of innovative business models in the music industry since 2011. Since 2014 it has been organizing the Music WorX Accelerator together with the Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft. Successful companies such as Sofa Concerts, Tinitracks, Groovecat and NOYS VR have already been assisted in the program.

The free tickets for the Music WorX Pitch 2019 are available here.

Music WorX

Ein Projekt der Behörde für Kultur und Medien und der Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft.

Claudia Wondratschke


Claudia Wondratschke

Event management

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