On the back of the first ever major label-sponsored hackathon in June 2018, the Capitol360 Innovation Center is hosting a second challenge to incubate products and services that reimagine music consumption and discovery.
Participating software developers will have access to:
Catalog of 40,000 Universal Music Group and Universal Music Publishing Group pre-cleared audio streaming tracks
Never before-seen, original content and archival assets
Office hours with artists & the creative community
Mentorship from veteran industry leaders and Universal Music Group’s technology partners
Access to APIs from our hackathon partners soon to be announced
POWERED BY GENER8TOR
Capitol Royale features curated, one-on-one pitch sessions between selected startups and corporate venture capital and innovation executives from participating companies to discuss potential customer relationships, strategic partnerships and, if appropriate, investment opportunities.
Startups must apply, and one-on-one pitch sessions are scheduled based upon mutual interest. Most selected startups will be paired with multiple corporations for a one-on-one pitch. Participation and conference registration is completely free for selected startups, and all startup track applicants will receive complimentary conference registration.
This ticket includes full access to lunch, happy hour and all conference programming.
Interested in learning more? Read answers to some frequently asked questions.
Live Gaming Activation
Capitol Royale live-streamed Twitch for the duration of the conference.
StreamItForward (Powered by Twitch) is a charity gaming marathon that benefits will.i.am’s I.Am.Angel Foundation. The event featured some of the brightest stars in both music and gaming for 24 hours starting 9pm Dec 1st and ending at 9pm Dec 2nd. Watch a recap of the stream at twitch.tv/streamitforward. Proceeds went towards the creation of STEM and robotics programs for youth in East Los Angeles.
PAST LIVE PERFORMANCES
gBETA MUSICTECH DEMO DAY
Celebration of the gBETA Musictech’s (a joint partnership between nationally ranked accelerator gener8tor and Capitol Music Group) inaugural class of startups focused on music technology. Learn more about gBETA Musictech here.
Demo Fair and Finalist Pitches for Hackathon participants