Adiba Barney, CEO of Silicon Valley Forum and Matt Thompson, GM Developer Evangelist of Microsoft kicks off the 2nd annual World Cup Tech Challenge.
The first group out to pitch was the category Enterprise Software with Evercontact from France, ApiOmat from Germany, Quarrio from Jamaica, and Rifiniti from USA. The panel of judges included Mitchell Kertzman from HWVP, Stephen Bernandez from Onset Ventures, Sarah Guo from Greylock Partners, Bill Reichert from Garage Technology Ventures, and Michael Torosian from DLA Piper as panel moderator.
The second group to pitch was HealthTech with Tiatros from USA, Hoope from Peru, Zensorium from Singapore, and myHealthSphere from Canada. The panel of judges included Phyllis Whiteley from Mohr Davidow Ventures, Steve Goldberg from Venrock, Richard Simoni from Asset Management Ventures, Paul Willard from Subtraction Capital, and Victor Hwang from T2 Ventures as panel moderator.
The third group to pitch was FinTech with P2Binvestor from USA, Brave New Coin from New Zealand, and Play Business from Mexico. The panel of judges included David Blumberg from Blumberg Capital, Adam Draper from Boost VC, Colleen Poynton from Core Innovation Capital, Bill Reichert from Garage Technology Ventures, and Julien Christiaens from Bank of the West as moderator of panel.