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Start evolving. Move up.

The place for innovation and entrepreneurship in the music industry on both sides of the Atlantic. A space to discover all the news about new technologies, APPs, videogames…

Thanks to the high participation of investors, corporates, and the development of startups obtained in BIME PRO, BIME START UP! has become one of the leading international events in Europe and Latin America.

Entrepreneurial & creative ecosystem

A favourable environment for the cultural & creative’s industries entrepreneurship

Conferences

Conferences with renowned entrepreneurs and creators, investors and key players in the sector

Networking

Encounters in different formats: online speedmeetings, cocktails, dinners…

Startups competition & exhibition

A selection of the best international startups that will compete to present the most disruptive project and gain a foothold in the Startup Village.

Investors & corporates

Connections with investors, corporates and key agents of the sector in the same entrepreneurial and creative ecosystem

Alliances

Alliances and actions in collaboration with the events, accelerators and incubators of higher relevance.

STARTUP COMPETITION

We seek, reward and promote the best startups in the music industry that have a high growth potential and wide possibilities for internationalization.

Sign up before the 16th of July

Check the open call conditions

THE PRIZE

Trade Mission to BIME START UP! Bogotá 2022

Trade Mission to South Summit Madrid 2022

Advice by a committee of experts in legal, PR and marketing

Acceleration programme by a corporate

Startup Village booth

SHOWCASE AT THE STARTUP VILLAGE

Out of all the proposals received, 16 will go on to people the Startup Village, an expo where preselected projects will be able to showcase their functionality and services with an aim to foment new business opportunities and strike up synergies with other entrepreneurs and investors in attendance.  That way even the runners-up will benefit from the tools and networking the contest provides on an international level.

AND TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

After the initial phase, 8 of the startups will go directly to the final, where they’ll have to present their projects in a 6-minute pitch in front of an international jury consisting of some of the sector’s top professionals.

Winning startups

2014

“From BIME we have managed to raise € 2M in investment rounds”

2015

“90.000 active playlists followed by 210 million fans in streaming services”

2016

“875 million views on YouTube, a social media community with more than 20 million users in five countries”

2017

“After our time at BIME we have multiplied by 10 the active users per month. We have more than 4.5M accumulated downloads of our APP”

2018

“After winning the Startup Competition we managed to raise € 650,000”

2019

“So shortly after our participation at BIME PRO, ANote Music announced closing the first investment round for €505.000”

2020

“After our time at BIME, we closed an investment round of € 500,000”

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