Managing Director & CTO
Samsung NEXT Ventures
Founder & Managing Director
Folia Water is supported by 500 Startups, an early-stage venture fund and seed-stage accelerator that is based in Silicon Valley, but makes investments all over the world based on its mission to promote entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds. Its 500 Seed Program brings startup founders together for four months, where they work on areas such as business strategy, user testing, and growth.Read More
Hear from Catherine Lu, Principal at Spike Ventures, on the 3 major categories of AI companies. Catherine breaks down the three major categories as data science consulting firms, AI platform companies, and vertical AI companies. Read on to find out more.Read More
A number of startups are now thinking about ways to minimize the amount of training needed for AI. Samsung Next is pushing this trend forward with the launch of a venture team called Q Fund. The team appears to be looking for companies that focus less on specific applications of AI (say, farming or algorithmic trading) and more on developing new ways of making decisions with computers.Read More
Within the Investors & Startups Stage, there will be a mixture of sessions for investors to hear about recent cutting-edge developments, as well as an investor perspective on forecasted trends over the coming years, the 101 for startups looking for investment, and what really excites a VC.
The Stage will bring together leading investors and innovative startups to explore the most exciting AI solutions entering the industry. Sessions include 'Moonshot Ideas and Applications that Excite a VC, 'Playing for Keeps: High Stakes vs. Low Stakes', and 'Meet the Investors'.
In addition to the vast networking opportunities with fellow attendees exploring the Deep Learning Summit, the Investors & Startups Stage will offer a unique opportunity to connect with professionals through focused, progressive discussions.
This stage will offer you the opportunity to get involved in thought-provoking discussions, make new connections, and collaborate with others. Sessions will vary in format, involving roundtable discussions, Q&As, panel discussions, and more.