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Applications are ongoing for Techstars Music Accelerator programme which provides startups with access to financial, human and intellectual capital. The next edition of the annual three-month programme is scheduled as a hybrid of remote and in-person events from 30 January 2023. It will see Techstars invest in founders who use technology to solve the industry’s most pressing problems, shape the future of music, and support the cultures surrounding it.

During each programme, Techstars gathers the best mentors, a network of corporate partners, investors, and alumni. The company also offers funding and fundraising opportunities, workshops and curated resources. The programme will end with the annual Demo Day on 27 April 2023.


Who should apply:

  • Startups that use technology to solve problems for music and entertainment globally
  • Companies that will solve a problem that will benefit the live or recorded music industry

Techstars Music is for startups working on scalable solutions for:

  • New music experiences for home, venue, festival, mobile & connected devices
  • Music creation, collaboration & sharing
  • Direct-to-consumer marketing, ticketing & eCommerce
  • Content infrastructure & delivery
  • Royalties, reporting, rights management & licensing
  • Data mining & machine learning
  • Music education for digital natives
  • Technology-based artist discovery, management & services
  • Event and crowd safety



  • Offices space in LA
  • Access to Mentors
  • Investors from the global music business

About Techstars

Techstars founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow. Techstars operates three divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars mentorship-driven Accelerator Programs, and Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships. Techstars mentorship-driven Accelerator Programs help founders do more faster and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands supercharge growth by accelerating innovation and cultural transformation. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 2200 companies with a market cap of $27 Billion.