OSA Start-up Series: Plug and Play IoT Expo

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Plug and Play logoAttend OSA Start-up Series:
Plug and Play IoT Expo


10 December 2015
11:00 - 18:00 PT
Sunnyvale, CA USA

OSA is partnering with Plug and Play, a business accelerator, who has helped the startup community raise over $3.5 billion in venture funding.  A dedicated hour has been secured at Plug and Play’s IoT EXPO for optics and photonics start-ups to pitch and promote their products to their network of 300 tech startups, 180 investors and a community of leading Universities and Corporate partners.

All applications were reviewed by the event committee to ensure all requirements were met.  The 5 start-ups that will pitch are:
 
1.            Double Helix
2.            Exalinear
3.            Netra Systems
4.            New Ridge Technologies
5.            TetraVue
 
To attend the event, register here.  The event will be held on Thursday, 10 December from 11:00 - 18:00 at Plug and Play headquarters in Silicon Valley, CA.

 

Keynote Presentation

Waguih Ishak headshotDr. Waguih S. Ishak, Division Vice President & Director, Corning West Technology Center Science & Technology, USA.

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About: Headquartered in Sunnyvale California, Plug and Play’s network includes over 300 tech startups, 180 investors and a community of leading Universities and Corporate partners. Since its inception in January 2006 Plug and Play Tech Center has helped the startup community raise over $3.5 billion in venture funding. Companies such as Philips, Target, Panasonic, and Johnson & Johnson, are just a few of the strategic corporate partners who are working with Plug and Play to speed a startups' journey to market. They have established relationships with top-tier venture capital companies such as Norwest Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Sequoia Capital, Menlo Ventures, Battery V Foundation Capital, and Accel Partners.

About: OSA Industry Development Associates (OIDA) is committed to fostering the development and commercialization of new optics and photonics technologies that will expand the industry’s product pipeline. To accelerate productization we are bringing together start-up companies with top equity investors. Companies will have the opportunity to discuss their innovations and business model with this exclusive audience.





 
Submissions are now closed:

TIMELINE OF SUBMISSIONS, REVIEW, AND NOTIFICATIONS
  • Application Due Date:                     30 September 2015
  • Submission Review by OIDA & Plug and Play: On-going throughout October
  • Notification of Acceptance: Late October – Early November
  • OSA Start-Up Series:                    Plug and Play IoT EXPO Event:         10 December 2015

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