LDV Vision Summit: Startup Competition 2018

Many competitors presenting at the LDV Vision Summit over the last 3 years have raised capital after the Summit.

Why Apply:
- Receive the opportunity to present your company to ~600 of the World’s Brightest Imaging and Video Minds in Technology
- Judges will be world renowned entrepreneurs, computer vision experts and investors. Review judges from last year: http://www.ldv.co/visionsummit/2017/competitions
- 10-20 pre-selection sub-finalists will receive mandatory presentation coaching remotely via Evan Nisselson
- 10-20 will be invited to NYC for mandatory in person judging/coaching before the Summit either May 21 or 22, 2018.
- 5-7 finalists will be selected to present in front of the summit judges and audience.
- Teams invited to the in person presentation judging/coaching but who are not selected as finalists to present at the summit will receive 2 free tickets per team to the summit.
- Winner of the competition will be announced at the end of the Summit and we are working on Prizes.

1. Any business leveraging images, videos or visual data and especially technology solutions leveraging computer vision, machine learning or artificial intelligence. Examples: businesses empowering photography, videography, medical imaging, analytics, robotics, satellite imaging, augmented reality, biometrics, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, media and entertainment, gesture recognition, search, advertising, cameras, e-commerce, sentiment analysis, and much more.
2. Company has raised less than $2M in funding
3. At least Beta product already launched
4. Revenue Validation a plus!

1. Call for applicants start: January 30, 2018
2. Application Deadline: March 25, 2018 at 23:59 EDT
3. 10-20 pre-selection finalists announced by April 10
4. 10-20 pre-selection finalists receive remote coaching from Evan Nisselson April 10 - May 1, 2018
5. 10-20 pre-selection finalists receive in person coaching and final selection process either May 21 or 22, 2018
6. 5-7 finalists will be invited to present at the summit. All finalist teams coached in NYC will get 2 free tickets to the Summit. [Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses.]

Judges: Listed in the Agenda http://www.ldv.co/visionsummit/2018/competitions

Good luck!

Questions: Contact Abby at abby@ldv.co

Email address *
First Name *
Last Name *
Company Name *
Company Website *
Linkedin Profile *
Angel.co Profile *
Link to company pitch deck. *
Please submit a link for your pitch deck via an online service such as: Slideshare, Docusend or other. You can provide password if you wish?
Link to a short video presenting the business.
How did the founders meet? How long have you been working together? How do you divide responsibilities? *
Why are you pursuing this particular business? Do you have domain expertise in it? What unique insight or belief(s) do you have about this market? *
What customer validation to you have?
What is your funding history? *
How did you find out about our competition? *
Are you available to be in NYC for presentation coaching on either May 21 or 22 and for the Summit is May 23 and 24th? *
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