Have a startup focused on rewiring legacy industries or are interested in how innovators are currently building industry 4.0?
Come join the conversation between entrepreneurs and corporates on Industry 4.0 with Techstars and WattX.
As deep technology such as artificial intelligence and IoT platforms are being applied to industry verticals, the rate of industry digitization is accelerating. However, there are still barriers specifically in manufacturing, agriculture, construction, healthcare, and other legacy industries to embrace the next industrial revolution. In this session, Techstars, founders, community leaders, and corporates will talk about challenges in rewiring legacy industries: what is the state of Industry 4.0 and what are stories from the front line? Where in the hype cycle of industrial innovation are we? Attend to join the conversation.
JENNY FIELDING, MD, Techstars
Jenny is a Managing Director at Techstars, where she leads both the FinTech and Internet of Things Accelerators in NYC. Prior to joining Techstars, Jenny headed up a corporate venture and digital innovation group at BBC Worldwide where she made strategic investments and led business development deals.
HEIKO HUBER, Venture Manager, Siemens Novel Businesses
Heiko Huber joined Siemens Novel Businesses in 2015 as a venture manager. Prior to that, he worked for two years as a senior associate at McKinsey & Company where he worked on global operational and product development projects in the automotive industry.
BASTIAN BERGMANN, CEO, WattX
Bastian runs WATTx, a 25+ people strong company focused on IoT. Prior to WattX, Bastian drove the foundation of the BCG Bruce Henderson Institute in NYC and was in BCG in Hamurg, Germany.
We’ll explore what accelerator programs such as Techstars IoT can offer, what their selection criteria are, and discuss case studies, followed by open Q&A. Office hours for Techstars NYC program will be held by Jenny Fielding, MD of Techstars before the event, for any prospective applicants to the program.
Office Hours sign up: https://techstars.typeform.com/to/vQThKX