Startup Weekend Portland

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We’ve excited to announce that Startup Weekend will be coming back to Portland from March 5 -7 at NED Space. Click the register button to get your ticket at the top left. We’re really proud of Mugasha.  They came out of the last event and have been making waves ever since.

We’re looking forward to seeing what come out of this upcoming event, thank you to PIE, NED Space, The Silicon Florist, and Mugasha for throwing their initial support behind this event, we’re looking forward to coming down.

We get to shamelessly plug the guys from Mugasha for this event, since they were born at the last Portland Startup Weekend and doing extremely well! Here is a little info on Mugasha:

Mugasha

Overview

Simply put, Mugasha makes it really easy to listen to Electronic Music podcasts and long sets from world famous DJs. Think of us as Hulu.com for some of the most popular dance music sets in the world. We “chop up” the sets to enable users to easily skip and browse through the songs in each set.

Our DJs include: TiestoMarkus SchulzAndy MoorMatt DareyMenno de JongRoger Shah amongst many others!

We create an experience around this music that you can share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, etc. as well as buy music, and concert tickets. We are focused on delivering the best music listening experience on the internet.

Mission

Mugasha’s mission is to help artists build stronger brands and monetize on their art in new ways. We will create a service that fans love and enable them to enjoy music when, where, and how they want to.

Company

Mugasha started as a small project at Startup Weekend in Portland, OR. The idea sprung out of Akshay’s painful music listening experience. As an avid listener of DJ sets, he found it tedious to download sets each week from different artists and then try to guess the names of the songs he was listening to. A few months after that weekend, Akshay and Justin decided to build Mugasha, a service that would provide a better music listening experience to other people who love electronic music.

– Mugasha launched in public beta at Demolicious on January 7th, 2009.

– Mugasha was one selected as one of the Finalists for SXSW 2008 Accelerator.

– Launched publicly on August 20th, 2009.