Invest in Music Innovation Pitch Night Invest in Music Innovation Pitch Night

Great culture. Big thinking. Positive vision for Indianapolis.


The Verge team went all-in with Indy 5×5 to create a very special evening at the Harrison Center for the Arts, where you’ll hear from five finalists, who are thinking BIG.

The program will kick off at 6:30pm with a panel discussion around music, innovation, and technology. Meet the panelists:

  1. Jeb Banner, founder of SmallBox and Musical Family Tree
  2. Dmitri Vietze, founder of StoryAmp and rock paper scissors, inc.
  3. Kat Power Coplen, Senior Editor and Music Editor at NUVO
  4. Michael Kaufmann at Indy Chamber, CICF, and Health and Hospital Corporation
  5. Alan Bacon, Campus President of Harrison College (NW Campus) and Guitarist for Chamber Music

Then, those panelists will help judge all five pitches competing for the $10k prize:

  1. PANEL: Indianapolis Band Development Seminars (Presented by Craig Dodge Lile)
  2. Sonic Sandbox: Computer-based Music Tool for Teachers and Students (Presented by Joshua Harris)
  3. Mousiki: Art of the Muses, the Indy experience (Presented by Eric Hubbard)
  4. The Retro-Hybrid Show of the Future (Presented by Paul Johnson)
  5. iTooLL: A Media Tool Lending Library (Presented by Sukie Conley)

If you’re involved in the local music scene in any way, shape or form, this is the place to mingle and network and learn about the intersection of technology and music.

Grab your ticket today:

Verge 5×5: Start Up Indy

(music / music education / music technology)

Thursday, October 15

Harrison Center for the Arts (Gymnasium)

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $5

Danielle Look Music Editor

Music Editor, | Content Coordinator,| alum, Kelley School of Business | #dogmom

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