ADS Drinks and Data: Startup Event x TTT-AI and ACE

We are inviting you to join us at this interactive Meetup focused on the newest spin-offs in Data Science and AI in Amsterdam. Spin-offs are a key factor for the successful transfer of promising technologies, research results and know-how to industry and society.

On the 12th of January 2023, we are hosting the first ADS Drinks & Data of 2023 in collaboration with TTT-AI and ACE! There will be talks by an Industry and Academic Spin-off and 5 startups presenting a pitch presentation in front of you and a picky panel!

We are inviting you to join us at this in person from 14:45 until 17:30. Location: LAB42, Amsterdam Science Park

14:45 Walk-in
15:00 Introduction by TTT-AI, ADS and ACE
15:05 Talk #1: Key factors for an academic spin-off
15:25 Hot Seats: Startups Pitches
16:25 Talk #2: Industry spin-offs
16:45 Borrel
17:30 End!

Panel Hot Seats
Representing TTT-AI (UvA): Giulia Donker
Representing Amsterdam Business School (UvA): Stevan Rudinac
Representing ACE: Vladimir Nedovic

Talk #1 by Peter Boncz
Senior researcher at the Database Architectures research group of CWI. I serve in the CWI management team, responsible for the Machine LearningDatabase Architectures and Human-centered Data Analytics research group. Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the special chair of Large-Scale Analytical Data Management (about my research). Architect of the database systems MonetDBVectorWise (aka Actian Vector) and VectorH (VectorWise-on-Hadoop). Have been involved in 5 spin-off companies in the area of data management.

Hot Seats
Pitch #1: Linear Logic by Miguel Pieters
Pitch #2: SanguisAI by Andrew Harrison
Pitch #3: Beyond Weather by Jannes van Ingen