MIT AI Conference 2019 Idol
Sep 14 - Peninsula

AI Idol

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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:

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Date and Time
Saturday, September 14, 2019
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM PT
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Crowne Plaza
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA, 94306
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2018 AI Idol winners are


Raised $6M

Bessemer Ventures, Samsung NEXT, ff Venture, Bertelsmann, Runa Capital

Raised $5M

from Canaan, Right Side Capital, Acceleprise


Raised seed round

Belcorp, UpHonest,FJ Labs, YC

Raised $25M

Sequoia, JLL Spark, TLV Partners

2017 AI Idol winners are


Raised $6M

Qualcomm Ventures, Bose Ventures, Teradyne, MentorsFund, JP Morgan


Raised $20m

NEA, Andreessen Horowitz


Raised $20m

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.

This year our AI Conference will focus on the Future of Computing - the rise of Artificial Intelligence and how innovators are leveraging AI to drive new use cases and achieve better outcomes across industries. In particular, we will focus on the following AI areas:

Future of Computing

how hardware and infrastructure innovations are enabling AI

AI-driven Applications

how AI is being deployed in new use cases across industries

Autonomous Vehicles

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!

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.

100+AI Experts

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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