Aug 28, 2024: Technology, Media & Communications

Technology, Media & Communications
Generative AI

Startups that leverage generative AI to enhance communication networks, improve bandwidth allocation, optimize network operations, and offer innovative communication services. These include AI-driven predictive maintenance, customer service automation, and personalized communication solutions.

  • Application Open Window: February 1, 2024
  • Deadline to Apply: July 26 2024
  • Demo Day: August 28, 2024

Ways To Get Involved

Startups

Elevate your venture on a platform that bridges the gap between agile startups and leading enterprises. Engage with our StartupOS AI Accelerator to transform your innovative ideas into market-leading solutions.

Item Logo $25,000 Cash Prize: Compete for the chance to become the Grand Prize Finalist and secure substantial funding to supercharge your growth. All finalists will receive a curated list of investors to boost their fundraising success.
Item Logo Powerful Partnerships: Connect directly with enterprises eager to do business with innovative startups.
Item LogoThriving Community: Get one year of FREE premium access to the StartupOS platform, powered with AI PowerUp tools, mentors, and a network of founders and investors.

Join us to share your extraordinary vision and seize the opportunity to pitch to investors.

Corporations

Offering an exclusive platform for your organization to interact directly with leading-edge startups, fostering potential collaboration avenues and acquiring crucial insights to propel innovation and expansion.

Item Logo Startup Readiness Assessment: Evaluate startup readiness and viability for enterprise engagement.
Item Logo Founder Engagement: Guidelines for directly connecting with founders to explore use cases and strategic collaborations.
Item Logo Customized Webinar: Host a tailored webinar featuring your organization.
Item Logo Opportunity Dashboard: Continuous insights with licenses to StartupOS’s dashboard.
Item Logo Premium Subscriptions: Provide annual subscriptions to selected startups in themed events.

Join to establish meaningful connections and impactful collaborations with high-potential startups.

Investors

Join us for our groundbreaking pitch event as we embark on a journey to uncover the next generation of visionary founders and groundbreaking startups.

Startups: Join us to share your extraordinary vision and seize the opportunity to pitch to investors!

How? It’s simple!

  • Login or Signup for StartupOS.
  • Complete your Startup profile.
  • Complete your Account profile.
  • Complete and upload your startup Pitch Deck.
  • Upgrade to a premium membership.
  • Apply to pitch.

Boost tip—An active website, pitch deck, founder story & video, social presence, LinkedIn profile, and/or articles of incorporation can help legitimize your business! 
Note: Completing these items will increase your startup score. Each startup will have a score generated based upon the StartupOS scoring algorithm, which will help in determining our top 5 candidates for the pitch day event.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Focus on AI Technologies: Startups applying to the Accelerator Event must primarily focus on developing and leveraging Artificial Intelligence technologies within the specified subject category, which includes Technology, Media & Communications.
  • Stage of Development: Applicants should be at the pre-seed, seed, or early-stage funding round and have a demonstrable product or service. Preference will be given to startups with scalable business models and the potential for rapid growth.
  • Venture Backing: Startups must either be venture-backed or have the potential to attract venture funding in the future. Priority will be given to startups that demonstrate a clear path to scalability and market traction.
  • Team Requirements: All members of the startup team must be 13 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • Legal Entity: Startups must be registered as a legal entity, such as a C-Corp, LLC, or equivalent. Sole proprietorships and partnerships may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Intellectual Property (IP): Applicants should possess or demonstrate the potential for underlying intellectual property related to their AI technologies, such as proprietary algorithms, patents, or unique software solutions.
  • Scalability: Priority will be given to startups with scalable business models and the potential for rapid growth and market expansion.

Winners will be announced on August 29th!

Startups

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Enterprises

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