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The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global support the 2nd International Business Ideas Contest and Investment Forum of the Music Industry organized by EBAN and PrimaveraSound on May 29, 2015 in Barcelona Spain

Barcelona, Spain. Photo credit to

Barcelona, Spain. Photo credit to

June 5, 2015NEW YORKThe PrimaveraPro Startups 2015, also dubbed as the 2nd International Business Ideas Contest and Investment Forum,  was held at the auditorium of MACBA in Plaça dels Àngels, 1, Barcelona, 08001, Spain from 8am to 4pm (CEST). The finalists of the competitions and their company affiliations, music industry professionals, investors and  finance experts  attended the event.

David Drake (,  Chairman of LDJ Capital, The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global, says “This is an opportunity that should not be missed by an individual who  has a business project idea related to music.”

The competitions on business ideas and business projects related to the music industry were held last March 6-7, 2015 during  a Hackaton Weekend.  The five finalists for each competition were selected there,  and were presented during this event.

The judges for this event included:

Alberto Guijarro, Director of PrimaveraSound
Antonio Dávila, Professor Entrepreneurship & Accounting at IESE Business School
Candace Johnson, President of European Business Angel Network
Dave Altarescu, New Market Development Director of Spotify
David Cerqueda ,Managing Director of  Digital Business at Grupo Godó de Comunicación
Emilien Moyon, Director of Global Entertainment & Music Business at Berklee College of Music
Enric Jové, Managing Director of McCann
The President, Johnson Paradigm Ventures and cofounder of ASTRA Satellites

Candace Johnson and Dave Altarescu likewise served as the keynote speakers in this event.

The collaborators and sponsors of this event included: APMusicales,  L’Associació de Sales de Concerts de Catalunya (ASACC), Eurosonic Noorderslag,  Union Fonografica Independiente, IMPALA, REEPERBAHN Festival, SXSW, ARC, LiveDMA European Network, Un-Convention,  In-Edit, Worldwide Independent Music Industry Network, ACCES, LOOP Barcelona, Seed&Click, El Recibidor, Transit Projects, and APECAT.

Media partners included Music Week, IQ,  The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global.

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