Following a very successful run at the spring edition of Malta AI & Blockchain Summit, we’re going all out for November 2019. Over 100 startups will be selected to showcase their products and initiatives throughout the event. Startups based in AI, Blockchain, Quantum Tech, Big Data, and IoT will each have a small booth at Malta AI & Blockchain Summit surrounded by top investors and mentors, being invited to lavish networking dinners as well as benefitting from online exposure. However, the AI Startup pitch is only open to AI startups and the judges’ top ten will make it to the pitch stage during the final leg of the Summit. Expect the competition to be fierce with so many investors to impress!
Deadline for applications: 16th October
Participants get the following:
A free 1m booth at AIBC Summit.
Premium events at AIBC Summit.
Startup Pitch presentation for ten finalists – meet the investors on stage.
Features magazines, website, email newsletters, interviews.
Free consultancy and potential leads from leading industry veterans.
We will personally connect you to potential customers and/or investors.
Meet the JUDGES
As Umnai’s Chief Executive Officer, Angelo is responsible for leading the company’s commercial, product and technology strategy. Umnai was founded as an innovative AI focused solutions provider that is creating new AI technology that can explain itself and its
decisions while helping to assist people rather than replacing them, with an emphasis on achieving a positive social impact.
Angelo has published over 23 scientific publications in Europe and the US and has over twenty years of experience in various executive positions in technology, entertainment and fintech companies. Angelo has also represented Malta in various international events and one
of his first international achievements was to win a bronze medal at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in 1995.
As a serial entrepreneur, Angelo was involved in four IPOs and invested in more than 40 successful companies. This long track record was recognised in 2014, when he was awarded with Malta’s Top Entrepreneur of the Year award. Angelo’s profile is a realization of the
mantra he works by ‘To create scaleable, repeatable technology businesses that lead by innovation’.
Seed stage startup and AI investor
David is an alert analyst of the global technology landscape, applying cycles of accelerating technological change to the needs of high-growth organisations. He has deep understanding of the needs and mechanics of both product marketing, sales development, localisation, and globalisation.
Orban’s vision is at the crossroads of technology and society as defined by their coevolution. There are times when things change fast, and this is one of themTo be able and act from the position where the perspective on this change is accessible is a true privilege.
“What is the question that I should be asking?” is Orban’s motto. Meta-analyses, and meta-rules are the tools of the trade when going breadth first is an advantage. The new renaissance is also about cutting across the limits of deep specialisation. Tolerating high levels of pressure, and frequent mistakes, accelerating cycles of invention and innovation build the new worlds ahead of us.
Tiffany Xingyu Wang
Chief Strategy Officer
Tiffany Xingyu Wang is a Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Spectrum Labs — in charge of strategic growth, customer community, and thought leadership.
She is an angel investor and advisor in AI, Blockchain, and Quantum Computing startups. Her investment thesis revolves around data privacy and internet health. This thesis is one of the key reasons Tiffany joined Spectrum — to focus on the power of brand & user safety on engagement and retention.
It was also exemplified by her work with the founding team at Krux, who built a privacy-centric data management company later acquired by Salesforce.com. Before coming to the US, Tiffany was an award-winning investor across Africa, Asia, and Europe, receiving accolades including the Thomson Reuters Award (2012 and 2014) and the Malaysian Greentech Award.
Her international background leads her to take a global perspective on Spectrum’s reach and growth.
Founder and Director
Stefania Barbaglio is a London-based entrepreneur, business strategist, and well-recognised PR and Investor Relations expert who has advised a range of private and listed companies across many sectors, including energy and natural resources, finance, fashion and healthcare with a focus on digital technology and sustainability. Stefania has also facilitated multiple deals globally. She is the Founder and Director of Cassiopeia Services, the award-winning London-based boutique Investor & Public Relations agency.
JP Fabri is a co-Founding Partner of Seed Consultancy, a purpose-driven boutique business advisory firm. An economist by profession, JP has amassed local and international experience both in the private and public sector. JP formed part of the private office of the former Prime Minister of Malta and Governor of the Central Bank of Malta. He also has international policy advisory experience after having advised nine governments on economic development. JP is a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta. He is also the Director of Development of the Blockchain & Climate Institute, a global think-tank advocating and implementing blockchain-based climate change adaptation and mitigation projects.
Scott has supported technology companies in diverse areas of growth for over a decade. He entered the blockchain scene in 2014. Prior to co-founding BlockSwap he was leading WeWorks Fintech and Blockchain focused incubator launching Labs into 86 locations across 19 countries. Before this he held the role of Director of Global Business Development at Wanchain.
A free 2m booth at AIBC summit 2020 Manila or Malta, including the cost of printing and furniture.
Free consultancy through the year up to 20h.
60 hours worth of Digital Marketing services through the year.
15,000 euro worth of office space for meetings, events, and relocation.
SOHO is Malta’s premium office space supplier with the biggest coworking network.
Free related courses courtesy of Blockchain Academy for you and your startup team.
Recruitment services for one year up to 1C level or 2 junior /mid level roles.
Startup village 2019
180 uses the Stellar blockchain to enable millions of people to donate
to other people in need for a fraction of the normal costs in a matter
of seconds, without using a bank. Our peer-to peer platform will be 100%
transparent and scalable to save billions of Euro’s per year!
3rdEye Technik is a IoT Technology company based in München, we are young, agile & dynamic, we make state of the art IoT Edge platform because we strongly believe that future of connected economy is edge device, Cloud connected device will fail to deliver the value.
The Adosia IoT Platform is a suite of Internet of Things (IoT) building blocks that lets beginners to experts easily create, deploy and remotely monitor custom WiFi control systems within minutes – without having to code. Adosia hardware uses blockchain to fuse secured IoT profiles with incentive tokenization to create incentive-driven data economies.
AgriLedger designs block chain-based solutions which have ‘empowered farmers by simplifying their access to wider global markets via mobile platforms and to financial services via API linkages with local banks and financial institutions’. The solution supports a high standard of integrity within the agricultural value chain by improving transparency and information flows.
In Africa tons of plastic waste are abandoned in the environment. AIDBRICKS helps Africa collecting and recycling plastic into “Ecobricks” building-blocks, paying people with a voucher that are used to buy food. We track every transaction, giving evidence to the donors on their “dashboard”, and certify that with Blockchain.
AIRE.ONE is Growth Analytics Platform for CPG brands and retailers to increase Sales and Return on Marketing. We use AI to simulate retail scenarios (Scenario Planning). Currently working closely with big multinational.
Aitechnolabz (AI/ML) is a startup company and established in 2018 & developing software services of AI, IOT, (chatbot, facial recognize, Voice, text) DevOps, Automation, Machine Learning, Deep learning, Blockchain consulting. The growth of artificial intelligence and machine learning acts as the main adopters of the techniques utilized by large software companies to make live all their needs and requirements with expertise.
Many enterprises take up AI and ML technology in order to minimize the operational costs, increase the revenue with high efficiency that improves the customer experience. To attain powerful and intelligent solutions to enhance your business growth, we Aitechnolabz a leading innovative AI solutions, ML modeling, consulting and development service provider is the right choice. We optimize the processes and automate your entire businesses by deploying smart AI and ML solutions.
Meet the past winner
Photocert establishes and certifies the validity of pictures and videos; delivering 3rd party trust between businesses and their customers reciprocally. It also allows sensitive processes where the validity of images is crucial (underwriting, claims, inspections, e-commerce and online dating), to be streamlined and automated. Certifications are held using the blockchain.
Pynk is the world’s first People Powered Investment platform. We listen to the Wisdom of our Crowd (WoC), overlay Rose (our proprietary A.I.) and combine with our in-house expert analysis to help make short and long term investment decisions that deliver market beating returns.