Expert Talks: Hunt for money, fundraising in competitive markets

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Expert Talks: Hunt for money, fundraising in competitive markets - A fireside chat with Sercan Esen

Join us on Monday, January 20th for an interesting fireside chat about fundraising as a co-founder in competitive markets. Sercan Esen will be telling us about his experiences as an entrepreneur who recently raised a seed investment for his AI-powered workplace safety platform, Intenseye.

🎟7:00 PM - Doors open. 7:30 PM Event starts.
💬Event language: English
🔥Fireside chat - 40 mins:

Sercan will be answering the questions of Bahadir, long time friend and ex co-founder who is also a tech-entrepreneur. We will be listening to Sercan’s story about fundraising, VCs and New York’s startup ecosystem.

💬 Q&A - 20 mins:

We will have an interactive Q&A sessions after the fireside chat.

🎤 Guest: Sercan Esen - Co-Founder of Intenseye

Sercan Esen graduated from Bogazici University Management Information Systems. He started his career at Sony as a software engineer and take a part in the global development projects. He led several teams with the projects including brain-computer Interfaces, artificial intelligence, virtual reality technologies. He was invited twice to Tokyo innovation forums. Later he worked as artificial intelligence consultant in the field of computer vision.

What makes Sercan’s story interesting for us is his latest achievements in his New York based startup Intenseye, an AI-powered video analytics platform for workplace safety. Manufacturing facilities connect their existing cameras to our cloud software within minutes without any hardware or sensor requirements. Intenseye’s deep learning models then analyze worker body posture, personal protective equipment, and danger zone violations in real time.

🎙Host: Bahadir Efeoglu - Co- Founder of Fabrikator.io

Bahadir Efeoglu, graduated from Bogazici University Management Information Systems. He started his career in data science and carried different roles in various industries as a digital product manager. He continues his product career at Marley Spoon in Berlin. At the same time, also he runs his latest venture Fabrikator.io as a co-founder.

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