From November 4th to 6th 2016, Paris hosted the 1st Startup Weekend dedicated to artificial intelligence. Now Paris organizers are back with a Global Startup Weekend on Artificial Intelligence! Come test your ideas and participate in creating the future of the French artificial intelligence at the Startup Weekend Artificial Intelligence - Paris Edition! Startup Weekends are 54-hour events* designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks.
Ever hear the expression, "every master was once a disaster?" Now apply that to developing a well-crafted pitch. It takes practice and honest feedback to make a masterful pitch, and that's exactly what you'll get when you participate in our next Pitchers & Pitches. Join us tomorrow, August 13, at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT as five randomly chosen Digital Startup Alley exhibitors present their rapid-fire pitches to a panel of TC editors and expert VCs. Get ready to take notes, ask questions -- this is an interactive educational event -- and apply what you learn to pump up your own 60-second pitch.
Apply for the startup competition to win up to €150,000 in cash prizes! Are you looking for a place to connect your tech startup with corporate decision makers? Do you want to take your business to the next level through the powerful network of top C-level executives, partners, suppliers and customers? Would you like to discover the business environment and the startup ecosystem of the richest country of the European Union? Set in Luxembourg city, Arch Summit brings together over 5000 participants – startups, innovators, corporate executives, political leaders, celebrities – and offers them a platform to connect and discover business opportunities.
VR-focused startups presented prototypes for virtual pets, nausea-reducing games, novel social and strategy games, and even advanced corporate and fitness training applications. Still others brought new social features, advanced computer vision, and real-time data analysis to eSports, which is competitive online gaming complete with spectators and betting. Total Respawn, which had a long line at its booth outside Building 10, creates real-life AR first-person shooter games for action sports arenas. Hidden Switch: an MIT Media Lab spinout developing a feature that lets eSports community members connect with some of the biggest eSports stars.
Mitch and Freada Kapor have long been champions of equality. They talk about their hope for a more diverse tech workforce in Silicon Valley. Mitch was the man behind Lotus Notes and has gone on to be a big promoter of social issues. During those three intensive days spent brainstorming new technologies, she realized she was not the only one. Huaranca was one of just two Latinos in a room of 100 people.