Ask a VC AI Edition and AI Startup Expo @ BNY Mellon - 18+ Investors! More!

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TechBreakfast has partnered with Cognilytica to bring their very popular Artificial Intelligence (AI) focused Venture Capital and Expo event back to NYC this spring! Want an opportunity to hear from the region's best investors? Want an opportunity to pitch in front of your peers and investors? Meet investors 1:1? Showcase your startup to a large AI-focused audience? Get all that and more at our exclusive Ask a VC and Expo event!

NOTE: You need to register online at for this event!

Cost is only $59 for startups if you register by March 31, 2018!

We'll have dozens of high quality Venture Capital (VC) Investors there answering your questions about what the current VC landscape is like for AI and ML focused companies, what investors look for, and more. Plus, you'll have a chance to tell your story and meet with some of the investors 1:1.

Over 18+ participating investors including:

Alpha Venture Partners - Ben Freeberg
Bain Capital Ventures - Teddy Fitzgibbons
Bowery Capital - Loren Vittetoe
Digital Entertainment Ventures - Swatick Majumdar
Edison Partners - Doba Parushev
ffVC - Steven Greenberg
ffVC - Conor Webb
Flybridge - Adriel Bercow
Indicator Ventures - Jonathan Struhl
Innovation Endeavors - Aaron Dubin
Javelin Venture Partners - Jeremy Banon
New Enterprise Associates (NEA) - Jordan Shapiro
New York Venture Partners - Trace Cohen
Quake Capital Partners - Sumay Parikh
Revel Partners - Joshua Ernst
Rubicon Venture Capital - Joshua Siegel
Safeguard Scientifics - David Luk
Scout Ventures - Brock Bontrager
... and more announced soon!

Venue & Date
Thursday May 10,[masked]:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BNY Mellon
101 Barclay St, New York, NY
RSVP link:

Sponsored by:

Platinum Sponsor - orrick
Bronze Sponsor - kiss patent
Venue Sponsor - BNY Mellon
Event organized by: Cognilytica
... contact us if you're interested in sponsoring!

Agenda & Schedule:
12:45 - 1:15 :: Registration and Networking
1:15 - 1:45 :: Welcomes by Ron Schmelzer and Kathleen Walch and Keynote
1:45 - 2:30 :: Venture Panel #1
2:30 - 2:45 :: Lightning Round #1
2:45 - 3:30 :: Investor 1:1s from Panel #1
3:30 - 4:15 :: Venture Panel #2
4:15 - 4:30 :: Lightning Round #2
4:15 - 5:15 :: Investor 1:1s from Panel #2
5:15 - 8:00 :: AI Expo

Lightning Rounds:
Each Lightning Round will consist of randomly selected participants who have elected to participate in a public embarrassment, er, public feedback. We'll be running one separate Lightning Round after each panel - two total! You cannot register for the lightning rounds in advance. Selection of lightning rounds are done 100% randomly using a spinning wheel live after each Panel!

Investor 1:1s:
Want an opportunity to chat 1:1 with investors in your area(s) of interest? We'll be running an informal meet-and-greet with the investors after each panel. Make sure to do your research beforehand on who you would like to talk to and approach them after their panel.

NOTE: You need to register online at for this event!!