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AI Idol Competition
@ MIT AI Conference 2019
Come to experience MIT AI Conference on 14th September in Palo Alto and present your company at the AI Idol.
Apply today to participate and get a chance to showcase your company at the 3rd annual AI Idol by pitching to a panel of judges made up of leading investors, angles, and entrepreneurs at MIT 2019.
AI Idol offers innovative startups a unique platform to present their companies and mingle with a high-caliber audience of VCs, angel investors, strategic partners, corporate investors, and industry experts.
Past Participants of AI Idol have met investors, found great talent to recruit, and formed industry partnerships and relationships at the event. Our past AI Idol participants have subsequently raised over $200m of capital from some of the leading investors:
2018 AI Idol winners are
Bessemer Ventures, Samsung NEXT, ff Venture, Bertelsmann, Runa Capital
from Canaan, Right Side Capital, Acceleprise
Raised seed round
Belcorp, UpHonest,FJ Labs, YC
Sequoia, JLL Spark, TLV Partners
2017 AI Idol winners are
Qualcomm Ventures, Bose Ventures, Teradyne, MentorsFund, JP Morgan
NEA, Andreessen Horowitz
GV, Battery Ventures, GGV Capital, Salesforce Ventures - Acquired by Cisco!
AI Idol is open to MIT alumni-founded start-up companies applying AI, deep learning, machine learning algorithms and techniques to disrupt industries. Applicants may be pre-seed to Series B stage.
Deadline is approaching! Don’t miss the chance to showcase your startup to an amazing panel of judges. Also, grab the opportunity to mingle with high-caliber audience and engage with the MIT AI community.
Future of Computing
how hardware and infrastructure innovations are enabling AI
how AI is being deployed in new use cases across industries
how AV companies are driving innovation with AI
AI in Healthcare
how AI is being used to improve healthcare outcomes
AI for Social Good
how AI is being used to create a better world
Experience a unique event:
- Meet with like-minded founders, leaders, experts, and VCs
- Learn from leading expert speakers who will show you how to apply AI in your organizations
Come for limitless, high-quality networking and learn from those who've done it!
Past Event gallery
Hemant Taneja (General Catalyst) Opening Fireside - MIT AI Conference 2019
Jocelyn Goldfein (Zetta Venture Partners) Closing Fireside - MIT AI Conference 2019
Our Partners & Supporters
We've got an insanely smart group of folks who will discuss where they see the Future of AI and the opportunities that have them excited.
Get the playbook from the best AI experts, data scientists, machine learning engineers, founders, execs, and investors.
High density of high caliber engineers, machine learning experts, founders, executives & investors.
Learn, Share and Play with AI experts!
It’s not a “ hype / love fest” with AI.
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