WHAT IS IT?
The Siemens New Ventures Forum is a business plan showcase that allows entrepreneurs to present before an influential audience, engage with Siemens and accelerate partnership discussions, and network with the vibrant innovation ecosystem of the San Francisco Bay Area.
WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE?
Siemens TTB is an entrepreneurial gateway to our global parent company. Venture partnerships with us can spark a broad range of rewarding relationships with Siemens — including direct go-to-market activities, joint development deals, equity investments,
and licensing agreements.
The Siemens New Ventures Forum is an ideal place to share your ideas and passion, and deliver your business pitch to key decision makers. Invited startups will network with Siemens executives, technologists, and product managers in addition to venture capitalists and prominent Valley leaders.
WHAT ARE WE INTERESTED IN?
The transformative impact of IT on Siemens businesses, particularly in categories such as:
- “Smart Data” analytics,
- interfaces and visualization,
- data-driven services,
- cloud-based technologies, and
- innovative mobile solutions.
We also welcome new ideas in the fields of:
- smart grid and buildings,
- wind power,
- factory automation and drive technologies,
- software for industrial design, simulation, and manufacturing.
Broader areas of focus are energy storage, robotics, novel sensors and materials, and transportation solutions including logistics and planning tools.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Venture- and seed-stage companies located in the United States and Canada are encouraged to apply. Selected companies may send up to two entrepreneurs each.
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