About this Program
AI startup competition at TiECon Detroit : www.tiecondetroit.org
Our Investment Focus
TiECon Detroit and Kyyba Innovations have partnered to host the AI Competition to identify six top level entrepreneurs/startups working on disruptive AI technologies.
Learn More: http://tiecondetroit.org/ai-competition.php
• AI Executives
• Venture Capitalists
• Angel Investors
AI AREAS OF INTEREST
• Blockchain / AI / ML / DL
• Manufacturing / In Vehicle Technologies / Mobility
• 6 minutes for the pitch
• 3 minutes for Q&A
• 1 minute for transition
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES
• Have something built (Code, proof of concept, prototype, MVP).
• Show customer traction or customer validation (letter of intent or in revenue).
• Show a unique selling point and strong business model.
• Have a good pitch deck.
o Must be able to cover content in a 6 minute pitch.
o Companies should tell a story and include the problem they are solving.
o Pitch Deck should not be more than 12 slides. Check out some MUST HAVE slides here.
PITCH DECK MUST BE IN POWERPOINT FORMAT AND SHOULD INCLUDE:
• Company Introduction
• Marketing and Sales Strategy
• Operational Plan
• Team Founders and Roles
HOW TO GET STARTED
• Complete a Gust online application by August 19th.
- Business Products
- Clean Technology
- Consumer Products
- Digital Marketing
- Financial Services
- Food and Beverage
- Healthcare Services
- Medical Devices and Equipment