We are hosting an AI-focused “Idea to Launch” Hackathon on Sept 14-15, 2019 in San Francisco.

AI Hackathon & Workshop

==All Attendees will get $1,000 Google Cloud credits!==

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ai-workshop-hackathon-september-14-15-registration-68944698449 

 

Hack * Hustle is an entrepreneurship and solopreneurship promoting community.

We are hosting an AI-focused “Idea to Launch” Hackathon on Sept 14-15, 2019 in San Francisco.

You will spend 2 days with us and:

  • Learn how to build an AI company from scratch
  • Think through AI-focused startup ideas
  • Work on an AI startup idea and build a prototype
  • Draft and iterate on the business model with advisors
  • Pitch your AI project to VCs
  • Build a network of other Bay Area professionals interested in launching AI startups

To participate, think of any problem you want to solve. You don't need to have experience in AI to join - and we will recommend some problems to work on if you don't come up with one.

 

 

Agenda:

Saturday: 9 am - 9 pm

Intro session: AI is eating the world

  • What is AI?
  • Different AI technologies
  • How to hustle & build your AI product + case studies
    • AI data set
    • Supervised learning
    • Scaling
  • Different AI business models - what works for you?
    • AI SaaS
    • Transactional
    • Service


Hackathon Starts at 11am: Begin executing.

Schedule office hours with advisors and investors.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & Drinks will be provided.

 

Sunday: 9am - 9pm

Hackathon Ends at 4 pm.

3 Minute Pitches to judges.

Winners announced.

Network and grab dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks & Drinks will be provided.

 

Mentors & Advisors:

  • Ravi Vadrevu, Founder of AI Startup, kriya.ai
  • Madhweep Lakshman, Founder of AI Startup, lyte.ai (Ex-Apple, Ex-Dropbox)
  • Ben Zheng, AI engineer at Allergan
  • Abhinav Kuru, Ex-Paypal, Founder of AI Startup: Joy
  • Nikhil Aitharaju, 2x Founder of Tint (sold), and Apparatus
  • Rahul Pattamatta, Founder at Supervised AI

 

Judges:

  • Daniel Gomez, VC at Fusion Fund
  • John Fohr, Partner at Sand Hill Angels, Investor in multiple AI startups
  • Manisha Jain, Partner at Sand Hill Angels, Investor in multiple AI startups
  • Jordan Wahbeh, Partner at Bay Angels, Investor in multiple AI startups
  • Uren Dhanani, EIR at SymphonyAI

 

Winner Prizes:

Top Winner: Winner will get to join us for a fully paid week-long "Zero to MVP" event in Tahoe. Away from the bubble in SF, you will focus on building your MVP and get one paying customer along with our actionable guidance in every step of the way for everything related to forming, running and getting paying customers for your company.

Top 3 Winners: Will each get 1-on-1 meetings with investor judges.

All Attendees will get $1,000 Google Cloud credits, sponsored by Google Cloud

 

 

Questions? Email us at ravi[at]kriya.ai

Connect with us: Join our Slack group and be a part of the H*H community!

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Eligibility

Both tech and non-tech backgrounds are welcome. Need to participate in-person in San Francisco.

Requirements

Need to participate in-person in San Francisco.

Judges

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Uren Dhanani
SymphonyAI

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Manisha Jain
SandHill Ventures

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John Fohr
SandHill Ventures

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Daniel Gomez
Fusion Fund

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Ravi Vadrevu
KriyaAI

Judging Criteria

  • AI Application
  • Market Need
  • Customer Validation

theme

  • Machine Learning/ AI