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30 Midemlab Music Tech Startup Finalists Announced For Midem 2014

MidemThe 2014 Midem gathering takes place February 1 through 4 in Cannes. Among the special events will be Midemlab, a pitch competition for music tech startups and app developers. 30 finalists have been selected that provide an interesting cross-section of current efforts by music tech startups.

Finalists for the Midemlab competition were selected by Music Ally and bluenove. One winner will be selected from each of the following three categories. In addition, one finalist will receive the Vivendi "Coup de Coeur" award, chosen by a "jury of Vivendi and Universal Music Group senior management" and will receive "privileged access to the group’s subsidiaries."

Music Discovery, Recommendation and Creation

Blitzr (France) – Metadata-driven music platform & services (Turkey) – Social music discovery platform

Indiloop (Canada) – Cloud-based mash up software

Jukely (USA) – Matchmaker for concerts and friends

Moodsnap (USA) – Image-based music discovery app

Music Gateway (UK) – Unique music Industry business platform

Muzieo (USA) – Mobile-based music discovery service

Nagual Sounds (Germany) – New interactive musical experience

Sound Wand (UK) – Musical instrument of the future

Soundwave (Ireland) – Your music world

Marketing & Social Engagement by (USA) – Music promotion network

FanPic by Huggity (Ireland) – Engaging fans beyond the event

Hello Stage (Austria) – Classical music community

Lalilala by Appiway (France) – Singing challenges between friends

LISNR (USA) – Dynamic Audio Content Delivery Platform

Noise Fish (UK) – Online Home of the Music Industry

Rushmore (UK) – Platform connecting artists with fans

Starlize by Mobile Motion (Germany) – Mobile Music Video Creation

Tunespeak (USA) – Musician-to-fan loyalty platform

Vidrack (Canada) – Video Camera on Your Website

Direct-to-Consumer Sales and Content Monetization

3Plet (Estonia) – Music album as an app

10tracks (Russia) – Cloud storage for music collections

BandstandMobile (Ireland) – Artist -To- Fan App Development (Germany) – Making your online content audible

Kicktone (Australia) – Social Music Discovery

Metable (UK) – Metadata and Asset Management Platform

Pulpix (France) – Exclusive showcase online services

Screenburn (UK) – Facebook video on demand platform

Songspot (France) – Social jukebox app

Weezic (France) – Augmented Sheet Music

In addition to receiving more attention and feedback while developing additional contacts, winners:

"are announced during a special awards ceremony, receive free access to all Reed MIDEM entertainment shows for one year, gain free legal advice (with Jeff Liebenson from Liebenson Law), benefit from free advertising on and get extra visibility."


Hypebot Senior Contributor Clyde Smith (Twitter/Facebook) is building a writing hub at Flux Research. To suggest topics about music tech, DIY music biz or music marketing for Hypebot, contact: clyde(at)fluxresearch(dot)com.

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  1. Great list of contestants!
    I’m Looking forward to pitching 3plet at MIDEM, whoever have questions on 3plet, a music album as app – i’ll be happy to answer right here or just tweet me @vladdavy. Kindest, Vlad

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