Award winning Nashville entrepreneur music tech company EVAmore co-founders Channing Moreland & Makenzie Stokel announced they will be at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2016 Music & Interactive Festivals in Austin, Texas on March 9-12.
Nashville’s 2015 NEXT Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner and rising female music tech company, EVAmore, the youngest members to graduate the inaugural class of Project Music, the Nashville EC’s prestigious international tech accelerator program are confident going in to SXSW.
“We are excited to experience South by Southwest’s Music & Interactive Festival known for its incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity,” says Channing Moreland, CEO / Co Founder EVAmore. “Austin, like Nashville, is very supportive of the digital tech and creative music artist communities and SXSW continues to be a leading innovator.”
“We are looking forward to networking at South by Southwest and have strategic meetings in place with key investors to share our vision for EVAmore’s growth and future,”adds Makenzie Stokel, COO / Co Founder EVAmore. “We anticipate an incredible week for EVAmore.co.”
EVAmore.co is an online platform giving event creators easy access to the live entertainment talent they want to book. The unique platform is drawing comparisons in the music and entertainment industry to the innovations presented by early platforms created for the travel industry in booking. Event planners have access to sourcing top tier live music talent and other key resources for their events all in one place. EVAmore has strategic partnerships with CAA and they have officially partnered with RCA, PUSH Music Management, Triple 8 Management, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, 615 Music, Sony Music and BMI.
EVAmore co founders Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel were recently awarded the 2015 NEXT Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Entrepreneur Center. EVAmore was also just awarded the Startup of the Year at the VCIC (Venture Capital Investment Competition) in Nashville. EVAmore was selected to participate in the inaugural class of the Project Music international accelerator program.
EVAmore’s innovative new digital platform focuses on the college market to make booking live music for events easy by clicking on their website at EVAmore.co. Their music tech first gained notoriety as one of only eight music startup tech companies (and the only female led) selected to participate in Music City’s first ever elite 14-week entrepreneur music tech accelerator program sponsored by the Country Music Association (CMA) and mentored by Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Vector Management, Ryman Hospitality Properties, Universal Music Group, Spalding Entertainment, DevDigital, Red Light Management and Galante Entertainment.
Besides being entrepreneurs, EVAmore co-founders Channing Moreland and Makenzie Stokel continue to be full-time Belmont college students who will graduate in May 2016.