Tallinn Music Week
5—6 April 2024

Music tech and investing in music

Friday 5 April at 11:3013:00 in Capella


Music and technology have always been interconnected. With emerging technologies presenting significant growth potential and positive impacts for music businesses, communities, and artists, there is a critical opportunity to strengthen the ties between these sectors.

Music sees no borders and neither does technology. At this session, we will introduce you:

11:30 - 12:15 Presentations by e-Residency and Music Tech Europe

e-Residency of Estonia is a government-issued digital identity which gives global entrepreneurs remote access to the world’s most digital country. It provides the possibility to securely authenticate yourself online and sign documents using the most secure and efficient electronic signatures. Plus, the ability to start a company 100% online from anywhere. Estonia was the first country to offer e-residency, starting in 2014. It remains the most popular programme of its kind for ambitious entrepreneurial people.

11:30 - 11:45 Keynote by Liina Vahtras, Managing Director of e-Residency: Setting up a global business, how can e-residency help

Music Tech Europe is committed to building bridges and facilitating dialogues between the music and technology sectors, positioning innovation in the music sector as a core component of European competitive advantages in the creative industries.

11:45 - 12:15 Presentation and talk by the founders of Music Tech Europe:

  • Turo Pekari, Innovation and Business Development Executive of Music Finland
  • Yvan Boudillet, VP, Public Policy at Utopia Music

12.15 - 13:00 Investing in music


  • Riku Salomaa, Managing Partner at Nordic Music Partners
  • Iara Dias, Founder and CEO of Meexdy
  • Nina Rudanko, CFO at IPR.VC
  • Reigo Ahven, Musician, founder of Fairmus, and Fanvestory
  • Jevgeni Kabanov, President of Bolt

Moderators for the session:

  • Turo Pekari, Innovation and Business Development Executive of Music Finland
  • Yvan Boudillet, Public Policy at Utopia Music