FIRESTARTER - Reykjavik Music Accelerator

FIRESTARTER is a new accelerator for exciting business ideas and innovations in music which will run for four weeks in the autumn in Reykjavik, Iceland. The accelerator is designed to increase value creation in the Icelandic music environment, aims to nurture music entrepreneurs, strengthen the business environment and strengthen the relationship between music and the environment of innovation and technology.

Up to seven selected projects will receive access to a fully equipped work facility, advice and guidance from a wide range of professionals, investors and experienced entrepreneurs. FIRESTARTER offers lectures, mentor meetings, events, media attention and multiple networking opportunities.


FIRESTARTER is looking for strong, passion driven teams ready to work and develop their ideas throughout the programme. The aim of FIRESTARTER is to grow music entrepreneurs within and out of Iceland. The programme will encourage and strengthen innovation in the music industry and give the necessary tools and resources in order to breed creative business opportunities. The aim is to support entrepreneurs working within the music industry and establish Reykjavik in the forefront of music innovation.

FIRESTARTER is built in partnership between Reykjavik Music City, Iceland Music and Icelandic Startups with support from Sena Live, Icelandic Music Association and The Ministry of Industries and Innovation in Iceland.

FIRESTARTER will commence on October 10th and ends on November 8th at the Iceland Airwaves conference.

***Applications close August 30, 2019.***

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