The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to do business and discuss, in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.

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Next Summit on November 11, 2014

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Enter the Startup Innovators Challenge: Enter for a chance to showcase your startup at the SF MusicTech Summit on November 11, 2014. Click here for more information and to apply..

Submit a Speaker Application: The speaker line-up for Nov 11, 2014 is now in development. If you’d like to suggest a speaker for the upcoming summit please submit a speaker application.

Suggest a Panel: The panel sessions for Nov 11, 2014 is now in development. If you’d like to suggest a panel topic or idea, please submit a panel suggestion.

Spread the Word: Help promote the SF MusicTech Summit with our logos, banner ads, and web graphics here.

Submit a Sponsor Application: NOW is the time to secure the best sponsorship opportunities, including maximum exposure, branding in all promotions, best exhibitor spaces and demo spots, top exposure and buzz! Submit a sponsor inquiry.

Book Your Room: Reserve a room at the Hotel Kabuki in our conference room block

Apply for a Press Pass: Media passes will be granted to legitimate writers and journalists who intend to cover Summit 16. Submit a Press Credentials Application.

Summit 15: Rocked!

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Thanks to all of our attendees, volunteers, staff, press and sponsors who helped make Summit 15 our best yet! Check below for the latest Summit 15 recaps, and check back soon for more!

USA TodayBeats and SoundCloud rumors goose music tech confab
May 20, 2014
By: Marco della Cava
USA Today


Forbes Five Takeaways from the SF MusicTech Summit That Every Musician Should Know
May 22, 2014
By: Zack O’Malley Greenburg


Alice @ 97.3Five Things That Will Change The Way We Think About Radio and Technology
By Alyssa Pereira
May 21, 2014 10:27 AM


usatodayAs streaming replaces downloading, music revenue stagnates
May 22, 2014
By: John Shinal
USA Today


examiner.comInterview: Katie McMahon talks about SoundHound’s future at SF MusicTech Summit
May 23, 2013
By: Kara Murphy

And more press here!


Startup Innovators Challenge Winners Announced!

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We are excited to announce the winners of the Summit 15 Startup Innovators Challenge!

Congratulations to AxwaveFantrotterBLIZTR by Varius Media Group, FindMySongFingertip MaestroGigwell Productivity SuiteGideenLANDR by Mix GeniusMeludiarighTune and Vow Smart Headphones.

Read the full story on Hypebot, and be sure to attend the Startup Innovators Challenge Winners Session at Summit 15.

Two SF MusicTech Summit Startup Winners -Acquired!

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Startup Winners
Congratulations to two of our Summit XI Startup Innovators Challenge winners!

Timbre acquired by Details are here. acquired by Jawbone. Details are here.

Our contest is a way for promising start-ups to compete for an opportunity to showcase at the SF MusicTech Summit XV on May 20, 2014.

Round 1 complete: Thanks to everyone who submitted by 4/18/14 at 11:59 (PDT).  Those who submitted applications in Round 1 have priority consideration.

Round 2 complete: Thanks to everyone who submitted by 4/28 at 11:50 (PDT).  The contest is now complete, and judging is under way!