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MUSIC ACCELERATOR

We are incredibly proud to partner with Wray & Nephew to bring you the Wray Forward Music Accelerator. This intensive 3-month accelerator helps Black business owners in music increase visibility, scale up their business, and access to investment.

Applications Open

17 June

Applications Closing Soon

Accelerator Start
03 August

About the accelerator

The Wray Forward Music Accelerator is a 3-month intensive programme to support founders within the music industry. These highly skilled set of experts work behind the scenes and are responsible for getting music to the masses. The programme includes workshops, coaching sessions, networking events and pitching opportunities. 

With access to industry professionals such as Arielle Renwart, Alex Boateng, and Shauni Caballero - to name a few - you will sit in on engaging workshops and regular talks from industry experts to keep the good vibes rolling!

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Meet the
Wray Forward Music Accelerator Cohort 2022

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What you get

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EXPERT 

MASTERCLASSES

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MENTORING

SESSION

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NETWORKING

EVENTS

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PITCHING

OPPORTUNITIES

Why this programme, Why now?

Wray Forward is a free programme built to change and support the foundations of our community. We aim to support our entrepreneurial community by improving access, promoting Black ownership in music and facilitating growth.

 

86% of people In the music industry, say they have faced barriers to their career due to race (source: Black Lives in Music Report 2020). Furthermore, Black entrepreneurs are still being held back with limited access to financial support, education and opportunities (source: British Business Bank).