STARTUP COMPETITION SPONSORS

Merage
Nielsen
Google
Mindspace

JUDGES

Baruchi Har-Lev
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Baruchi Har-Lev

VP R&D

Tomobox

Lia Cromwell
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Lia Cromwell

Associate

UpWest Labs

Omri Green
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Omri Green

Partner

Grove Ventures

Inbal Tirosh
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Inbal Tirosh

Venture Partner

Entrée Capital

Jonathan Saacks
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Jonathan Saacks

Managing Partner

F2 Capital

Omer Bekerman
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Omer Bekerman

Partner

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co.

Adi Stein
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Adi Stein

Alumni Co-Director

Merage Institute

Gabi Zodik
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Gabi Zodik

CTO, Watson Assistant Solutions

IBM

Nir Montag
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Nir Montag

Product & Technology Lead

Mindspace

Liron Langer
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Liron Langer

VP Business Development

Nielsen Innovate

Udi Even Ezra
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Udi Even Ezra

Startup Development Manager

Microsoft Israel

Sian Goldofsky
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Sian Goldofsky

VC Investment Team

OurCrowd

Dan Benjamin
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Dan Benjamin

Google Cloud Architect

Google

APPLY HERE FOR A CHANCE TO PITCH AT FUTURE OF AI!

 

If you’re an early stage startup, you need to get noticed. You also need to get funded. The Future of AI startup competition is a great way to pitch for a chance to win attention from media and investors. We offer you a chance to pitch your startup in front of seasoned investors, AI experts, decision makers and the general audience at Future of AI. Apply today and get ready to get noticed!

ALL ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL WIN

 

2 FREE TICKETS to attend the conference AND $3,000 in Google Cloud credit! Apply by the deadline to win these prizes.

TIMELINE

 

  • Application Opens: December 15, 2018
  • Application Deadline: March 14, 2019
  • Top-10 finalists will be announced by March 21, 2019
  • Finals: March 27, 2019 at Future of AI 2019: the top-10 finalists will pitch live for 5 minutes each

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY

 

  • Early stage startups working on AI technologies and services
  • Less than 3 years old with funding up to $4 million
  • Offering innovative, technologically advanced and scalable products and services
  • Showing initial signs of traction in terms of users, revenue, etc.
  • Individuals cannot be members in more than one team of applicants
  • Startups can be from any country in the world

1st PLACE PRIZE

  • 1 Pass to The Merage Institute Leadership Program worth $30,000. Program will be held May 12-24, 2019 in Irvine, California (prize includes accommodation but not flights)
  • $500,000 potential investment by Nielsen Innovate (subject to full DD process) + 5 hours of strategic consultancy + business development + training + visibility
  • Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package: $100,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits* + $600/month for Google Maps API + 10 free users on G Suite + $500 in Qwiklabs credits
  • Future of AI 2019 Startup Sponsorship Package worth $7,500
  • 3 months of a hot-desk at Mindspace Tel Aviv

2nd PLACE PRIZE

  • Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package: $20,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits* + $200/month for Google Maps API + 10 free users on G Suite + $500 in Qwiklabs credits
  • Future of AI 2019 Startup Sponsorship Package worth $5,000

3rd PLACE PRIZE

  • Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package: $20,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits* + $200/month for Google Maps API + 10 free users on G Suite + $500 in Qwiklabs credits
  • Future of AI 2019 Startup Sponsorship Package worth $2,500