Our speakers this month include:
• Ben Popper, Communications, DJI (Leader in commercial & recreational drones)
DJI, based in China, has raised $105M from Sequoia, Accel, and others.
• Dakin Sloss, Founder & CEO, Tachyus (Leader in energy production optimization)
Tachyus, based in SF, has raised $24.3M from Founders Fund, Primwest, and others.
• Grant Jordan, Founder & CEO, SkySafe (Leader in drone airspace security)
SkySafe, based in San Diego, has raised $14.5M from Andreesen Horowitz, BoxGroup, SV Angel, and others.
• Adam Maher, Founder & CEO, UrsaSpace (Leader Space 3.0 analytics-as-a-service)
Ursa, based in Ithaca, NY, has raised $13.1M from NEA, RRE Ventures, and others.
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A note from our friends at the Transit Tech Lab: The Transit Tech Lab is an annual program for growth stage companies that have developed cutting edge technology products that can improve New York City's public transit system. The program is relevant to companies in mobility, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, IoT and predictive data. Pilot winners have the opportunity to refine and deploy their technology in partnership with the nation's largest transit system, the MTA. Candidates must address one of these two challenges and apply by November 30!
Subway Challenge: How can we better predict, prevent and communicate subway delays to customers?
Bus Challenge: How can we help buses move faster and more efficiently?
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NOTE: RSVPs will close one day prior to the event. Security at ADP does not accept walk-in's and space is available for first come, first serve basis for those who are on the attendee list.
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6:15pm- 6:45pm: Pre-event networking
8pm-8:45pm: Drinks and networking