NY:LON Connect and Music Startup Positivity. – The New Wave of Inventive Music Startups

A couple of weeks ago I was on a panel discussing investment in music startups as part of MusicAlly’s NY:LON Connect event as Reed Smith in London. A few months before at the BBC Future of Music conference Rorri Keflan-Jones painted a picture of a startups disappearing left right and venture. This panel took a more positive outlook on the scene.

Stuart Dredge from MusicAlly wrote a great summary of the talking points on the panel over on the site. Read the full article from Stuart on MusicAlly.


Ben Bowler is the Co-Founder of Chew, the live streaming community that connects a new generation of DJs, producers and personalities. Having built his career in music and media companies AEI Media and Vice, he noticed young fans today are no longer passive consumers but content creators as well. Launching Chew in January 2015 the community has exploded internationally in the first year and Ben has received press and industry notice, being awarded the IMS Visionaries award last year. Ben continues to build and expand Chew internationally throughout 2016.