mcleod

Stan McLeod

Founder

A​ ​former​ ​music​ ​promoter,​ ​in​ ​2010​ ​Stan​ launched​ ​BandWagon​ ​(​www.bandwagongigs.com​)​ ​with​ ​Maria Hayden.​ ​BandWagon​ ​connects​ ​emerging​ ​musicians​ ​directly​ ​with​ ​music​ ​venues​ ​and​ ​festivals.

Stan​ ​managed​ ​all​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​the​ ​product​ ​and​ ​investment​ ​activities​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​agreeing​ ​partnerships​ ​with top​ ​tier​ ​festivals.

BandWagon​ ​was​ ​acquired​ ​by​ ​Crowdmix​ ​in​ ​July​ ​2014.​ ​The​ ​platform​ ​currently​ ​has​ ​16,500​ ​emerging​ ​artists and​ ​2000​ ​venues.​ ​To​ ​date,​ ​BandWagon​ ​has​ ​booked​ ​15,000​ ​gigs​ ​making​ ​it​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​booking​ ​platform​ ​in Europe.​ ​BandWagon​ ​is​ ​the​ ​default​ ​gig​ ​booking​ ​platform​ ​for​ ​emerging​ ​musicians​ ​in​ ​the​ ​UK.
Stan​ ​launched​ ​Headliner​ ​(www.headliner.io)​ ​in​ ​2015​ ​together​ ​with​ ​Maria​ ​Hayden​ ​and​ ​Rosario​ ​Garcia​ ​De Zuniga.​ ​Headliner​ ​is​ ​a​ ​marketplace​ ​connecting​ ​event​ ​planners​ ​directly​ ​with​ ​live​ ​entertainment​ ​to​ ​perform at​ ​private​ ​events.
Headliner​ ​was​ ​one​ ​of​ ​ten​ ​companies​ ​to​ ​complete​ ​the​ ​world​ ​renowned​ ​Techstars​ ​accelerator​ ​in​ ​2015​ ​with an​ ​acceptance​ ​rate​ ​of​ ​less​ ​than​ ​1%.
Headliner​ ​has​ ​worked​ ​with​ ​Google,​ ​Facebook,​ ​Cannes​ ​Lions,​ ​KPMG,​ ​Twitter,​ ​Mitsubishi​ ​and​ ​Yelp​ ​to​ ​book acts​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Little​ ​Boots,​ ​Razorlight,​ ​Groove​ ​Armada​ ​and​ ​Hercules​ ​&​ ​Love​ ​Affair.
Headliner​ ​represents​ ​over​ ​4500​ ​artists.​ ​Headliner​ ​has​ ​paid​ ​out​ ​almost​ ​£500,000​ ​to​ ​artists​ ​in​ ​its​ ​first​ ​two years​ ​of​ ​trading.

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