Innovation of Things Award
Our top startups battle it out on the Startup Elevate Stage for the highly coveted Innovation of Things Award!
The Innovation of Things Award competition provides a platform for our participating startups to present a short pitch showcasing their product/service to a panel of investors, incubators and accelerators.
Startups will pitch on the Startup Elevate Stage, judged by a panel of investors, incubators and accelerators. The best of each vertical is automatically entered into the final pitchoff for the Innovation of Things Award on the afternoon of May 16th.
The winning startup will be rewarded with fantastic exposure through post-event marketing activities and mentions on social media, press releases, and emails.
Does your startup have what it takes to bring home the Innovation of Things Award?
Each startup is assigned into one of eight verticals to pitch over 2 days during Startup Elevate (subject to change):
- Consumer IoT (Smart Homes, Wearables)
- Enterprise Innovation & Digital Transformation
- IoT Security
- IoT for Smart Cities, Smart Transportation and Smart Buildings
- Connected Automotive
- Industrial IoT
- AI & Machine Learning
- Blockchain & Fintech
The winner of the 2019 Innovation of Things Award will receive the following:
- 1 subscription to Ovum’s Knowledge Center
- Opportunity to showcase at your choice of Internet of Things World 2019 or one of our Fall IoT events, includes:
- Table top stand
- 15-minute showcase on Startup City Stage
- Pre-event and onsite interview
- Featured article on IoT Institute (IoTi.com)
- Promoted as 2019 Innovation of Things Award Winner
Startups battled it out through two days of pitching to investors, incubators, and accelerators who provided insightful feedback to help contestants up their pitch game. The finalists were:
- MbientLab - Consumer IoT - Smart Home, Healthcare and Wearables
- Nikola Labs - Enterprise Innovation and Digital Transformation
- Parakeet - IoT Solution Providers
- Lunewave - Connected Automotive (Innovation of Things Award WINNER)
- VINChain - Industrial IoT