Brexit has created uncertainty, but we know one thing for sure: the UK tech scene must continue to innovate and disrupt. Music TechPitch 4.5 – part of the TechPitch 4.5 series of pitching events for UK tech start-ups – will take place next Wednesday, 6
We admit it: this was not what we had hoped. 2Pears and the 4.5 Blog are – in essence – the products of the UK’s EU membership and the economic benefits it provides: together, we are two Swedes, one Finnish-Swede, and one American who were
It was announced last week that the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship has launched the Open Music Initiative, whose mission – says its website – “is to promote and advance the development of open source standards and innovation related to music, to help assure proper
Due to the unknown impact of the upcoming EU referendum, we have decided to postpone the upcoming Music 4.5 The Politics of Licensing seminar on June 22. The rescheduled date is September 27, 2016. Why? The EU referendum will take place the day after our
The referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is less than two weeks away, with both sides accusing the other of exaggeration, scaremongering, and sensationalism. The fact remains that much of what will happen if Britain leaves is up to guesswork. No one truly
See the highlights from our latest TechPitch 4.5 event in the video below. TechPitch 4.5 May 11 2016 from 2Pears on Vimeo.
Trunkaroo – a start-up that designs delightful and enriching hands-on projects for 3-8 year olds and delivers them through a monthly subscription – won both the audience and judges’ vote at TechPitch 4.5 on 11 May 2016, and is now in discussions with a large global toy
My first dotcom job (back when it was called “dotcom”) was working for a website hosting company in the mid 90s. The company offered free website hosting to members and provided site building tools for those who didn’t want to code their own. In return,