Paris, 30 October, 2018 – After 5 successful editions, RockTech Paris is back with a new edition dedicated to #Music, which will be all about startups that are transforming the way music is created and shared.


RockTech Paris is a bimonthly event, in an intimate setting, turning entrepreneurs into Rockstars in front of a curated audience of key players, journalists, experts and investors.


In partnership with Orange & Reed Smith, RockTech Paris #Music will spotlight up to 8 startups specialized in Music & Tech during one special evening followed by networking over drinks and light food, on November 21st, 2018 (6-10PM) at Spaces Réaumur. Startups will pitch for investment, strategic partnerships, mentoring.


Startups pre-selected by RockTech Paris will have 3 minutes to pitch to a jury of experts specially recruited by RockTech’s team.


For this edition, our jury will be composed of:


  • Lucie Bassinah, Business Incubation Manager, LINCC-Paris&CO
  • Tiago Teixeira Correia, Global Digital Business Development Manager – Innovation, Warner Music Group
  • Bruno Crolot, Managing Director France + Benelux, Spotify
  • Olivia Hervy, Head of Midemlab, Midem
  • Bindi Karia, Innovation Expert & Advisor
  • Rodolphe Menegaux, Partner, Alven Capital


Future rockstars have until October 31st, 2018 to apply, free of charge, here:


The event will also welcome an exclusive interview of Bob Moczydlowsky, Managing Director of Techstars Music, on how to connect artists and fans through technology.


During the deliberation of the jury, we will welcome a discussion between Laurence Le Ny, VP Startup Content Ecosystem at Orange, and Clothilde Chalot, Co-Founder & CEO of NoMadMusic. They will present MEWEM, a dedicated mentoring programme for women entrepreneurs in the music industry.


At the end of the session, the evening’s rockstar will be chosen by the jury and by the public. The selected startups will get personalised mentoring from experts and investors of the ecosystem as well as tickets for next Midem in June 2019, SXSW 2019, as well as for 4YFN Barcelona (25-28 February 2019).


Practical information:
Tickets: 40€ (20€ for students and startups)

Date: 21/11/17, 18h-22h
Website :


Max. capacity: 100.

Sponsors: Orange & Reed Smith

Partners & Friends: 4YFN, Maddyness, Midem, Startup Sesame, LINCC, The Lynk, Nordic Business Angel Network, STHLM Music City, Music Tech Germany