From Slack integrations to email add-ons, AI bots are working around the clock to facilitate a more efficient work experience, and increase our access to information. As the barriers to implementation decrease, more and more industries are focusing on how to integrate AI and machine learning into existing enterprise structures.
Tech startups play a key role in coming up with disruptive solutions and innovative technologies, and enterprises are playing a significant role in helping these technologies to commercialize and go to market.
On March 29, SAP Startup Focus and OneEleven are bringing together the best startups, technology experts and thought leaders in the AI and machine learning space. The spotlight will be on some of Canada’s most successful startups, inviting them to share how they work with enterprises to innovate and disrupt the business world.
Following the keynote address from SAP executives and a panel discussion with thought leaders, 5 selected startups will give their pitch for the opportunity to win the top prize.
Pitch Opportunity3 minutes to pitch your startup to top SAP executives, venture capital investors and leaders in the AI tech sector in Toronto. Panel judges will determine prize winners.
Application Criteria1. You are an incorporated tech startup with an AI or machine learning product.2. You are innovating in the enterprise industry.3. Your viable product has found product-market fit (supported by seed investor funding or equal sustainable business model).
Winner Categories- Most Transformative: Recognizes the solution that is having a transformative impact on the way enterprises conduct their business.- Most Innovative: Recognizes the solution that simplifies the user experience and makes it more intuitive for consumers to engage with businesses.
PrizesThe top winner of each category will be accepted into the SAP Startup Focus program and receive Amazon Web Service credits. Benefits of the program include: - Technology: Immediate access to cutting edge HANA technology platform - free- Resources: Access to technical HANA experts and marketing & sales enablement support - free- Customers: Access to our 250,000+ global customer base to sell market-ready solutions - free- Money: Opportunity to pitch to the venture community via the HANA Real Time Fund and SAP Ventures - free- Community: Of entrepreneurs, partners, investors and thought leaders - free- No Equity: SAP Startup Focus does not take equity from participating startupsFor full SAP Startup Focus details see the Program Overview site: http://startups.sap.com/program-overview.
Application Deadline *Extended*: 11:59PM on Wednesday March 22, 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected to move forward with the opportunity will be contacted.