Web Summit Pick: Sofasession
Our one-line pitch is…
sofasession enables hobby musicians to find musical friends and to make music and jam with them online and in realtime.
What are your expectations for the Web Summit?
We want to promote our service, find strategic partners, find and talk to the right accelerator programmes for our service.
What are your goals for the Web Summit?
We aim to fin find a strategic and financial partner with background in marketing to retail customers. Moreover, we want to get contacts to music industry players.
What market do you wish to disrupt?
The market for making music in realtime, rehearsing and music entertainment. How musicians interact with each other simultaneously is interesting to us.
Why is the Advantage Austria Dublin mission to the Web Summit important?
It helps us to get in touch with the right people in companies having their headquarter in Dublin. Also, they are promoting us as an Austrian technology company and help us in getting exposure.
Who is going from your startup and why?
Helmut Herglotz, Founder Marian Tokar, Founder. We are going, because this event is very important to us and we are now thinking on how to shape our future.
Which speaker do you most want to hear at the Summit and why?
MG Siegler, Google Ventures. Because Google could be a strategic partner with a very good fit. We use Google Technologies.
If you could choose an Austrian startup to win the Web Summit PITCH competition, which one would it be?
As far as we know, there are only two there… us and UberGrape. May the best one win.
Advantage Austria Dublin is running a Future Markets Trip for Austrian technology startups to the Web Summit in Dublin. The trip includes pitching to investors and an Austrian Web Summit Launch networking event. So, before the Web Summit kicks off on 4 November, inventures would like to introduce you to the teams and their expectations for their trip to Ireland.
In partnership with Advantage Austria Dublin. Advantage Austria Dublin is part of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber’s international network of offices. The Future Markets Trip is supported by “go-international”, an initiative of the Austrian Ministry for Science, Research and the Economy and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.