Loading…
Visit http://atxstartupweek.com/ for more info! 

Austin Startup Week is free five day event that celebrates the Austin startup community. Each year, organizations and startups open their doors to host both locals and visitors who are interested in learning more about the startup scene in Austin.

How to register and sign up for session:


Make sure to "Add to Sched" and check any additional instructions for the events you are planning to attend.

Please ONLY RSVP to events you’ll definitely be able to join.
View analytic
Wednesday, October 11 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
VentureCrushATX: Growing Your Startup & AI | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
Panel 1: You’ve Got Product/Market Fit. Now, How Do You Scale?
Moderated by Kathi Rawnsley with Nitin Chopra, Jon Loyens, Jan Ryan, and Hemi Thaker.

Panel 2: The Future AI, Machine Learning & Computervision.
Click here to read an article by Jacob Mullins, Principal at Shasta Ventures, for background on computervision! Moderated by Anthony Raymundo with Ben Brown, Nitin Chopra, Dave Fick, Bryon Jacob, and Andrea Besikof Kalmans.

This session is co-sponsored by Lowenstein Sandler, Shasta Ventures and Capital Factory. VentureCrushATX is hosted by Valeska Pederson Hintz.

Speakers
avatar for Joshua Baer

Joshua Baer

Founder & Executive Director, Capital Factory
Austinpreneur. I help people quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs.
avatar for Ben Brown

Ben Brown

CEO and Founder, Howdy.ai
Ben Brown is a veteran software designer and developer. Over the past 20 years, he’s been involved in almost every aspect of technology, from infrastructure to financing. Ben cofounded Howdy.ai to create tool for building customized artificially intelligent digital coworkers that... Read More →
avatar for Roger Chen

Roger Chen

Principal, Silverton Partners
Roger Chen is a Principal with Silverton Partners, an early stage venture capital firm based in Austin and the most active VC fund in Texas. As a technology investor, prior to joining Silverton, Roger was a Principal with Genacast Ventures in New York, a leading seed-stage VC fir... Read More →
avatar for Nitin Chopra

Nitin Chopra

Principal, Shasta Ventures
Nitin is passionate about enterprise software. As a principal at Shasta Ventures, he’s invests in application, platform and infrastructure software. Most notably, his investments include Akoonu, Aquera, Chartcube, LearnUp, Lucidworks, LIghtbend, SlamData and ValiMail. A big advocate of open-source technologies, he is a member of the open source... Read More →
avatar for Dave Fick

Dave Fick

CTO and Founder, Mythic
Dave Fick is CTO and Founder of Mythic. By rethinking computing from the ground up, Mythic's intelligence processing unit (IPU) will bring transformative AI to every device.
avatar for Valeska Pederson Hintz

Valeska Pederson Hintz

Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Valeska is a Partner at Lowenstein Sandler.  Her practice focuses on initial public offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting and compliance, corporate governance, and risk management. She has also represented investment banks and venture capitalists in a variety of equity transactions, including public offerings and private... Read More →
avatar for Bryon Jacob

Bryon Jacob

CTO and Co-Founder, Data.world
Bryon is the CTO and co-founder of data.world - on a mission to build the world’s most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource.  Bryon is a recognized leader in building large-scale consumer internet systems and an expert in data integration solutions. Bryon’s twenty years of academic and professional experience spans AI research at Case Western Reserve University, enterprise configuration software at Trilogy, and consumer web experience at Amazon and most... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Besikof Kalmans

Andrea Besikof Kalmans

Principal, Lontra Ventures
Andrea is an active Austin angel investor, advisor, and start-up champion. Lontra Ventures engages with start-ups tacking massive global challenges with deep technology.  Andrea’s interests reside in: AI (Clarify, Olono); Big Data & Analytics (Atlas Wearables, Nebulab and OneModel); Core Infrastructure (RackN); Developer Tools (Appbase, Stoplight); GPU-accelerated tech (Bitfusion and BlazingDB); Security (IronCore Labs); and Web optimization (Airtory, Remark). Andrea connects with high-impact, fearless founders... Read More →
avatar for Jon Loyens

Jon Loyens

CPO and Co-Founder, Data.world
Jon Loyens is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of data.world. In a past life, he was the VP of Engineering for Traveler Products at HomeAway, and before that, a VP of Engineering and Director of the Labs group at Bazaarvoice.  As a long-time technology executive in Austin, he has seen the rise of the trends towards data and analytics as a democratizing force. Jon brought A/B testing and data-driven product management to Bazaarvoice and massively expanded the data programs at HomeAway. Jon introduced GitHub to Bazaarvoice and made OSS contribution a major part of their culture... Read More →
avatar for Kathi Rawnsley

Kathi Rawnsley

Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
As a start-up specialist who has nurtured dozens of fledgling companies through their early stages, Kathi Rawnsley sees her job as part lawyer and part coach. Many of her clients are entrepreneurs dealing with new and often unfamiliar challenges. In helping them work through the myriad complexities of founding a technology company... Read More →
avatar for Anthony Raymundo

Anthony Raymundo

Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Anthony is a venture lawyer who takes a collaborative approach with clients. A partner in Lowenstein Sandler’s Tech Group, he counsels startups, early stage companies, growth companies, and venture funds on corporate transactions. Clients benefit from his experience working closely with a host of other startups across their life cycles, from creation to operational matters and through exit. Anthony also has negotiated numerous venture financings and is adept at navigating mergers and... Read More →
avatar for Jan Ryan

Jan Ryan

Serial Entrepreneur, Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, UT
With a passion for the next generation of entrepreneurs, Jan is excited about her current role as Director of Creative Entrepreneurship and Innovation a UT COFA, the opportunity to reinvent higher education by bringing human-centered design and entrepreneurship to creative students in the... Read More →
avatar for Hemi Thaker

Hemi Thaker

Entrepreneur
Hemi Thaker is a successful entrepreneur, technologist and leader. He has co-founded four companies, including Anue Systems, which was sold to Ixia Communications in 2012 and Sybarus Technologies, which was sold to Lucent Technologies in 1999. An Inc 500 CEO and a recipient of the Ernst... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for SXSW

SXSW

Hey startups! SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event applications due November 10. Also mark your calendar for the Startup & Tech Sectors track, which runs March 9-15... Read More →


Wednesday October 11, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Capital Factory 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701
  • Room 1st Floor Main Space

Attendees (198)