Enter the competition - AI Startup Battle @ PAPIs '17 in Boston
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If your startup has Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) at its core, the 7th edition of the AI Startup Battle is your chance to participate in this unique event where you'll be judged by an A.I. on stage and not by a human jury!
The startups selected to compete will be able to pitch on stage, make connections, exhibit at PAPIs '17, and get unique exposure among a highly distinguished audience. The winner of the battle will have the chance to participate in Telefónica Open Future _ Program. In this respect, PAPIs '17 winner may have access, up to six months, to Telefónica Open Future’s pre-acceleration services, subject to space availability (desk space and connectivity). After the six-months of pre-acceleration, PAPIs '17 winner will be evaluated and, in case of a positive evaluation by Telefonica Open Future, PAPIs '17 winner may have access to Wayra’s Acceleration Program. Wayra Acceleration Program offers financing for up to 50.000$ in the form of a convertible note and acceleration services, for a maximum period of 12 months, valued in a maximum of 70.000$, subject to the fulfillment of certain milestones agreed with Wayra (in the form of physical co-working space for the team, connectivity services, access to its network and know-how, consultancy services, entrepreneurship training, access to the Wayra network of potential investors, other entrepreneurs and practitioners from the venture capital industry).
The A.I. Startup Battle is powered by PreSeries, a joint venture between BigML and Telefónica Open Future_ that takes advantage of the latest innovations in Machine Learning to transform startup financing from its current subjective form into a highly objective data-driven practice.
The A.I. Startup Battle will be hosted during PAPIs '17, the event is perfect to meet leaders from around the world who'll discuss new developments, opportunities and challenges in building intelligent applications. It features business & technical talks for all levels of experience. More at
To compete in the battle, please fill out the form below before October 20, 2017, and send us a short presentation in PDF about your company up to 2 MB to
The PreSeries Team will then contact you to confirm whether your startup is selected to participate in the competition.
Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (N.E.R.D.), 1st Floor
1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, MA 02142
October 24, 2017 in the afternoon (exact time tbc)
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By filling out this application form you agree to share your information with PreSeries, its partners, and the Telefonica Group corporations. You understand that the information collected on this form will be used by PreSeries to select the final participants of the A.I. Startup Battle and that PreSeries and its partners are not liable for any mistakes made completing this form.
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