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REGISTRATION is required. RSVP is not REGISTRATION. It's a FREE online event. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfmCIBP7h0Dvf0yrkyJoB_-JxB6WBk6_khcixzFGDuLuIcBOg/viewform (<= REGISTER) HackAVertical Demo Day ($25K-$250K grant or for 1%-5% equity to investors) 20 startups pitch to 20 investors on an open public platform. The event is organized by CSPA, SIPA, SVCA & AAPM. HackAVertical is an ongoing monthly hackathon in which participants team up with each other and participate to build innovative solutions to solve problems around the trending verticals. Participants can either work on their own ideas or work on problem areas/needs highlighted by interested investors or corporations, as below: (a) Mobile language translator that can work without the Internet/cellular/WIFI (b) Maritime Object Tracking Technology (MOTT) using RF and GPS/AIS. [more as provided by investors] Top ranked participants secure a chance to receive a grant funding or seed funding between $25K and $250K in return for 1%-5% equity to investors. DISCLAIMER: Event organizers are not involved in deal-making, so they are not making any promises. Entrepreneurs/Innovators: - Are you struggling to find your next passion? - Are you looking for business ideas for which seed funding is guaranteed for qualified candidates? - Are you looking for business ideas for which organizations are offering grants as a seed fund? - Are you looking for business ideas for which large customers are waiting to sign a funding contract? - Are you building your founding team and looking for co-founders? Investors: - Are you interested in seed funding early-stage startups? - Do you want early-stage startups to focus on problems in the area of your interest? - Do you want entrepreneurs to build products/platforms that meet customer needs in a certain niche market? - Do you want founders to explore new models and new markets in the verticals of your investment focus? Developers/Engineers/Marketers/Others: - Are you waiting for the next opportunity in career/business? If you do, please REGISTER above to join us. INVESTORS / JUDGES 1. Amir Khan | Founder & Managing Partner | www.marlaccelerator.com 2. James Sowers | Mentor | https://alchemistaccelerator.com 3. Matthew Lewis | Advisory Board Member | https://enter.capital 4. Prakash Goswami | Managing Partner | www.marlaccelerator.com 5. Robert Katz | Disaster & Terrorism Strategist | https://www.fema.gov [TBA] STARTUPS / INNOVATORS 1. Akhsanto Anandito 2. Aswin Giridhar Subramanian 3. Badrinath Ragupathy 4. Belenko Tania 5. Dennis L. 6. Manasseh John Wesley 7. Marcos A Oliva 8. Mike Lambe 9. Revati Yeolekar 10. Seema Singh 11. Sharan Babu 12. Udi Oron 13. Varun Atrey 14. Vikash Verma 15. Zavosh Zaboliyan [TBA] AGENDA 3:00 AM Welcome 3:15 AM Introduction of the panel of judges (30 sec each) 3:30 AM Pitches (20 pitches in 2 hours; 5 min each including Q&A) 5:30 AM Closing GUIDELINES: - Attendees/participants/investors must REGISTER through the link above. - Attendees must provide full name + LinkedIn. - VCs/accredited investors are invited to judge. - 20 shortlisted startups pitch and demo to 20+ investors. - There's no bar and no criteria to participate. - Startups at all levels are invited to participate. - Each presentation is for 5 minutes, including Q&A. - Participants are advised to keep their slides on cloud to share publicly. - Participants receive quantitative and qualitative feedback from judges. - Top rank participants secure a chance to receive funding. But no promises. - REGISTERED attendees can participate in voting and judging as well. - REGISTERED attendees can view the scoring dashboard. - REGISTERED attendees receive communication & match-making emails. - REGISTERED attendees would be able to write emails to their matches.
Hello, Microsoft Ventures TLV is now accepting applications for our next program (batch #8). The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator is positioned to empower startups with our knowledge, experience and connections. If you are working on cutting-edge technology and interested in breaking new grounds - Go ahead and register today: https://www.f6s.com/microsoftacceleratortelavivclass8 Applications are open until February 28. For more information and questions regarding the program, please feel free to email us directly at [masked] . Thanks, Simona
Invest just 1.31 minutes of your time (yes, we timed it!) and help us build a demo! How you ask? Press this link (https://gevatelem.typeform.com/to/XOsTos), answer a very quick anonymous questionnaire, press submit and go down in Microsoft history! (just kidding, but we’d really appreciate it) The stats collected will be displayed in the Microsoft Power BI demo at the Think Next event.