IoT Stars, THE Internet of Things Event during #mwc15

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We are thrilled to welcome you to the 1st IoT Stars event next Monday in Barcelona.

We’ve got everything lined up for you to enjoy 15 startup pitches by some of the most innovative startups in IoT and Q&A with our top-notch jury. The evening will be followed by a networking cocktail with some exquisite local tapas.

Below included is the final program, the selected startups and the jury members.

Included the program and timings of the event:

18H00 – Opening doors and registration
19H00 – Welcome and Introduction to the IoT Stars by Marc & Rudy
19H05 – Early Stage pitches with jury Q&A
20H05 – Sponsor Presentation
20H10 – Series A pitches with jury Q&A
20H50 – Sponsor Presentation
20H55 – Announcement winners
21H00 – Tapas, drinks & networking
22H00 – End

Make sure you come in time as we’ll start on time.

Early Stage Startups

Oasys – Barcelona, Spain.
Noki Home Solutions – Graz, Austria.
Imagimob – Stockholm, Sweden.
LeeLuu – Helsinki, Finland.
Ledmotive Technologies – Barcelona, Spain.
Natural Machines – Barcelona, Spain.
Zipurb – Walnut, CA, USA.
eCozy – Munich, Germany.
Bastille – Atlanta, GA, USA.
Waylay – Ghent, Belgium.

Early Stage Jury

Anastasia Emmanuel, UK Hardware, Technology & Design lead at Indiegogo.
Bill Pearson, Head of Intel’s Internet of Things Developer Program.
Kwame Ferreira, Founder and CEO, Kwamecorp.
Robin Wauters, Founder & Editor, Tech.eu.
Redg Snodgrass, CEO, Wearable World.

Series A Startups

Contentful – Berlin, Germany.
Avegant – San Francisco, CA, USA.
Sentiance – Antwerp, Belgium.
ambiotex – Mainz, Germany.

Series A Jury

Reshma Sohini, Partner and co-founder of Seedcamp.
Benedict Evans, Partner a16z.com.
Arturo Quinones, Business Development at Aqualogy.
Cedric Giorgi, Head of Startup Relations at SIGFOX.
Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, IoT Council.

We are very grateful to have some tremendous sponsors supporting our event, including Aqualogy, Redknee, Intel, Sigfox, Indiegogo, and Moritz.

Looking forward to meeting you in Barcelona!

WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

The 1st IoT Stars event in Barcelona was a blast!

The first winners are LeeLuu from Finland in the Early Stage category andAmbiotex from Germany in the Series A category. Congratulations to both winners.

You can view a series of pictures taken during the event by Dan Taylor.

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We wanted to THANK:

– all participating startups for their enthusiasm, quality and great pitches
– the audience for attending and encouraging the pitching startup entrepreneurs
– the jury for their insightful feedback and judgment
– our sponsors for their continuous support

Without all of you, this event would not have been possible to create.

We’re currently evaluating new IoT Stars requests in different cities and thinking about where we’re going with this concept in the near future after this initial successful start.

We’ll keep you posted!

The IoT Stars Team
Marc / @gy4nt and Rudy / @mtrends

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