Big Market Challenge 2018

Big Market Challenge @ Scale (30 Nov, San Francisco)

The 7th Annual GVF Top 25 of the best smart tech startups present solutions and meet corporate partners.

RSVP Deadline: 15 Oct 2018 (

Corporates that want to source, partner, invest in and buy disruptive solutions in smart tech domains.

Apply for this Challenge

Industry Registration

2018 Tech Advisors

Adobe, Samsung Ventures, GE Ventures, IBM Ventures 

Solution areas of interest

  • Cloud AI: Customer Care, Sales/Marketing, Data Privacy & GDPR, Voice, Image and Text, Fake News, Augmented Skills, AI for Training & HR
  • Blockchain & Post ICO: Platforms & Vertical Solutions
  • Industry 4.0: Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics, Edge Computing, Autonomous vehicles 

Benefits for Startups

  • Meet future clients and partners – United Airlines, Disney, Apple
  • Finding pilot projects or revenue share deals – Cisco, Accenture
  • Meet future exit partners – SAP, FB, Microsoft, Gartner
  • Know-how exchange with other CXOs 
  • UC Berkeley & Stanford networks

Invited Scale-ups profile

  • Already successfully worked with corporate clients
  • At least 500K euro in funding or 250K euro ARR (below 20m ARR)
  • 10-250 employees

Startups commitment (if selected & confirmed)

  • Present during the event
  • PR video for promotion
  • ‘US sprint’ into strategic segment of the market
  • Attending VIP meetings
  • Travel & accommodation costs self-funded (if outside San Francisco)

Pictured: Venture Partner Christopher ‘Che’ Mott @ Smart Tech Cluster Global Venture Lab. June 2017.

2018 Hyperloop & Gateway Partners