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American Idol for Startups

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Not Set
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

Mission: To provide startups crowd validation and real traction while helping them hone their elevator pitches.
Agora’s Startup Idol virtualizes the Silicon Valley pitch contest. Built on Agora’s Sessions™ platform, will be the first truly WEB 3.0 online event. Bringing the Silicon Valley pitch contest online adds Crowd Sourcing into the process which can be leveraged for both validation of ideas and traction for the startup


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    Andrew John Prell

    Andrew Prell has been an inventor and serial entrepreneur for over 20 years. He is the Founder and CEO of Agora Technologies Inc. He has partnered with companies such as Bell Labs, Lucent, Compaq and CA. Designed and developed both software and hardware. In the early 1990s he designed, developed and marketed the 1st US virtual reality video game machines. He has held technical positions with Autodesk, and consulted for companies such as HP.

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    Nolan Bushnell
    Show Host & advisor

    Founder of Atari, Chuck E. Cheese and many others. Currently making education better with Speed To Learn and