5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Registration.
5:30 pm - 5:45 pm: Introduction by Organizers.
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm: Panel Discussion on the topic: 2020 VC Trends.
During this section, the true sharks of the investment industry will share their own experiences.
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Startups Competition.
Each founder will have 4 minutes for a pitch, and another 5-10 minutes for questions, comments, and suggestions by Judges.
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Networking.
It is a good opportunity to spend time with the right people of the venture community in an informal setting with pleasure and profit.
February 25, 2020
ROYBI is the winner of the 185th Unicorn Battle, Santa Clara.
ROYBI AI-powered Educational Robot for Kids In Language Learning.
ROYBI Named by TIME Magazine as one of The Best Inventions of 2019, Roybi Robot provides children 3+ with a personalized education based on their individual learning pace and interests, setting the foundation for a successful future. With over 500 lessons, including language learning, basic STEM, stories, games, and songs, Roybi Robot uses the power of AI to create a fun and interactive learning experience for children.
We are grateful to the experienced and influenced VCs and Angel Investors, which joined the Judges’ Panel at the Unicorn Battle!
You can find the list at the section Judges on the event page: https://battle.startup.network/events/407916/#judges
Special gratitude goes to our Venue Partner - Z-Park Innovation Center.
Z-park is a professional platform dedicated to providing global acceleration services to local innovation and entrepreneurial communities while providing clients with integrated solutions for cross-border development.
We greatly appreciate our Platinum sponsor Network.VC and our new Golden sponsor ICU - ICU Ventures invests in technology companies with strong ties to Europe, focused on helping ambitious founders build global businesses, ICU Ventures makes late seed and series A investments across the tech spectrum.
ICU Ventures is part of the ICU Group, an independent asset management firm founded in 2006 and is one of the largest and most diversified asset managers in the CEE region.
The Unicorn Battle started with Panel Discussion.
This time, our fantastic Speakers revealed the topic: “2020 VC Trends”.
Alexandra Johnson, Co-Founder and Managing Director at HEED Capital, Founder and Managing Director at Global Technology Capital and President of Global Technology Symposium, was the Moderator of this amazing Discussion
Dr. Ella Li, Partner of ZGC Innovation fund, and also service as the VP of ZGC Capital Corporation in Silicon Valley leading ZGC’s team in investment and incubator operation;
Marisa Alma McGinnis, LP in Blumberg Capital Fund III and a Managing Director at Golden Seeds;
Brett Noyes - Founder and Managing Director of Unbank.Ventures.
All Speakers are announced at the section Speakers on the event page:
The second part of the Battle was dedicated to the Pitch Competition.
Ten pre-selected Startups were presented to the wide audience of the venture community.
During the Pitch Competition, Judges marked each startup.
You can find the rating of all Startups according to the Judges' voting at the section Startups on the event page https://battle.startup.network/events/407916/#startups.
Startup.Network is grateful to Investors, Experts, Entrepreneurs and Guests who attended the 185th Unicorn Battle in Santa Clara.
Special thanks to Media Partners:
CoinDataFlow (Aleksandr Sharylau);
Unbank Ventures (Brett Noyes);
SvetRating (Svet Sedov).
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