Midem reveals finalists for its 2019 Midemlab startups contest


The 20 startups that will be pitching as part of the Midemlab startups contest in Cannes this June have been revealed. The contest saw 177 startups apply, with the final 20 chosen by Music Ally and Bluenove.

In the music creation and education category, the finalist are Big Ear Games, Endlesss, Jambl, Muzeek and Lonofi. For the music discovery and distribution category the finalists are Alissia Music, Banding, ClapCharts, ClicknClear and Soundtracktor. For marketing and data/analytics, the finalists are Legitary, MusicList, Musiio, Paperchain and Wedao. And for experiential technologies – a category that includes VR/AR, hi-res music and hardware – the finalists are Joué, Mi.Mu Gloves, MuX, Odiho and Tunefork.

These companies will be following in the footsteps of past Midemlab participants including SoundCloud, The Echo Nest and Kickstarter: Music Ally will be at Midem to report on their pitches in full.

Written by: Stuart Dredge