Wallifornia MusicTech On Tour - #1 Barcelona Dec 3rd25/11/2019

Wallifornia, the MusicTech hub based in Liège (Belgium) is embarking on a tour to build international bridges. ​ First stop : Barcelona !

About this Event

Digital transformation is picking up in Wallonia/Belgium. Already known for its world class festivals, the Region has now become an international Musictech Hub, thanks to major players such as Wallifornia, Les Ardentes and LeanSquare but also a bunch of creative startups. Supported by public funded initiative Digital Wallonia, Wallifornia is embarking on a tour to build international bridges. ​

First stop : Vibrant Barcelona!​

PROGRAM

13:00 - 16:00 ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS VC – STARTUPS

16:00 - MEETUP

16:15 - Intro KEYNOTE

16:30 – SHARING VISIONS ​

  • Panel : Investing in Music​ (John Acquaviva @ Plus8 Equity​; Xavier Péters @ LeanSquare ; Adriana Freitas @ Muster Ventures; Moderated by Joan Jofra @ 4YFN​)
  • Panel: Festival & Tech​ (Jean-Yves Reumont @ Les Ardentes ; Daniel Flechter @ Primavera Sound; Moderated by Yvan Boudillet @ TheLynk
  • Panel: Music Ecosystem​ (Ventura Barba @ Sonár​; Sara Herrlin @ STHLM Music City; Gerome Vanherf @ Wallifornia MusicTech​; Moderated by Azucena Mico @ Sound Diplomacy

18:00 – STARTUP COMPETITION​

6 startups from Catalunya ​and 3 from Wallonia (Belgium)

  • Prize for Catalan Start-up : invitation to the Wallifornia MusicTech Acceleration Program in 2020​
  • Prize for Walloon Start-up : 2x Delegate tickets + 1x pitching/demo slot at xside Hub

Our Jury (Mireia Madroñero Tarraco @ ICEC / John Acquaviva @ PlusEight / Joana Fusté @ Barcelona Tech City / Turo Pekari @ Teosto Futures Lab / Xavier Peters @ Noshaq - LeanSquare / Gerome Vanherf @ Wallifornia MusicTech)

MusicTech startup? Apply now to be part of it !

8:00 – 10:00 PM SHOWCASE – COCKTAIL – NETWORKING​

  • HLO Playground Showcase
  • John Acquaviva DJ set

ORGANIZERS

  • WALLIFORNIA MUSICTECH

Wallifornia is a sunny MusicTech hub based in Liège (Belgium), where startups, music professionals, investors, developers and hackers develop together the future of the music industry.

www.walliforniamusictech.com / www.lesardentes.be

  • LEANSQUARE

LeanSquare‘s is a seed and pre-seed (From 25k€-500k€) investment fund that invests in digital startups. For now, the fund has already co-invested around 60 millions € in around 60 startups.

www.noshaq.be / www.leansquare.be

  • DIGITAL WALLONIA / WALLONIA EXPORT - INVESTMENT

​Wallonia is the Southern Region of Belgium. As a digital strategy, platform and brand, "Digital Wallonia" sets the framework for all of the Walloon Government’s actions in terms of digital transformation.

Wallonia Export-Investment, the Trade Promotion Agency of the Government of Wallonia is supporting "Digital Wallonia" in its international endeavors.

https://www.digitalwallonia.be/en ​- http://en.investinwallonia.be/

  • THE LYNK

THELYNK is an advisory company dedicated to connect the dots between Creative Industries & Startups with a focus on Music. ​

https://thelynk.io/​​