AI for Good Innovation Factory – LIVE Pitching Session

Join us in discovering the leading, global start-ups who are paving the way for sustainable and innovative business with AI. Explore budding use-cases, identify opportunities, critique venture models and delve into a world that rejects business as usual.

WHAT IS THE INNOVATION FACTORY?

AI for Good Innovation Factory 2021 is an UN-led pitching platform to help start-ups grow and scale their innovative AI-powered and SDG-driven solutions, by connecting them to potential business partners, investors, governments, big IT companies and more.

For those who are seeking ground-breaking solutions from start-ups, it is an excellent platform to explore opportunities to meet promising ventures and collaborators.

Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

  • JOSEPH K. HOPKINS
    JOSEPH K. HOPKINS
    Senior Managing Partner at The IPRESTIGE Emerge Fund LLC and CEO, Fallingst Technologies LLC
    The IPRESTIGE Emerge Fund LLC
    A thought leader in AI, authentication and security technologies, Joseph K. Hopkins leads an innovative emerging technologies firm that serves as a proprietary first-mover advantage IP incubation model that concentrates on growth opportunities in digital identity protection, security and advance encryption technologies to mitigate the exploitation of data privacy and data rights breaches. Mr. Hopkins authored key patent applications about network security, identity verification, content security, as well as network tracking/use verification. Additionally Joseph K. Hopkins serves as an AI SME with City.AI where the group identify needs which apply to AI ecosystems globally and set up various initiatives that foster the democratization of the design, development and use of AI. Contributing also to the UCI CDT Digital Innovation Forum which aims to become a vital center of influence, advancing the competitiveness and productivity of businesses in the digital economy and drive innovation. Prior to his AI and digital identity security work, Mr. Hopkins served in key executive management roles for Fortune 500 companies, including Kaiser Permanente, 3M, GSK, Allergan, and KPMG. His experience represents over 20 plus years of entrepreneurship, technology, global operations management and business development responsibilities largely within the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry.
  • SASHA CAHILL
    SASHA CAHILL
    Serial Digital Health Entrepreneur, Board Member, Shareholder, Investor, Speaker, SME
    PX Pulse
    Sasha Cahill is a serial technology entrepreneur, speaker, and startup mentor. Professionally, Sasha is focused on bringing AI-enabled technology to the Healthcare market. She has built and brought to market solutions for provider, payer, pharma, medical device, self-insured and patients. Sasha's latest remote patient management startup PX Pulse is focused on improving access to care, patient engagement, and reducing care costs overall. Passionate about diversity, inclusion, and patient rights she spends a lot of time volunteering at a number of organizations with global imprint. Born and raised in Russia, Sasha currently splits her time between the US and Switzerland.
  • SON YOUNG HONG
    SON YOUNG HONG
    Investment Manager
    Yellowdog
    Son Young Hong has impact investing experience in various asset classes and regions. Currently, she is an investment manager at Yellowdog, one of the leading impact investing VC firms in Korea. She invested in the European private markets at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and in the public market in the US at Eventide Asset Management, a Boston-based impact fund. Moreover, she has experience in working at startups in the US, focused on social problems and sustainability. She holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, a Master's degree in finance from Imperial College, and a Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.
  • LORENZO NIOLA
    LORENZO NIOLA
    Head of Ecosystem Development
    Hatch CoLab
    Lorenzo gets his hands dirty with impact tech ventures and impactful projects 🌳 that can solve the Humanity’s Grand Challenges as well as drive social change, working closely with different stakeholders to foster equality and better humanity 🤝 He supported 200+ entrepreneurs and brings a financial/analytical background & experience in operations and community management in both the startups' ecosystem and international cooperation 🌏 Member of the Global Shapers Community, Former Startup Grind Milan Co-Director & ex Aiesecer too. Passionate about impact tech and frugal innovation, coffee lover ☕, former rugby player 🏉 & true love for snowboarding in the Alps 🏔
  • ARKANGEL AI
    ARKANGEL AI
  • VOLTSTONE
    VOLTSTONE
  • SENSEGRASS
    SENSEGRASS
  • RYDESAFELY
    RYDESAFELY
  • ODD.BOT
    ODD.BOT
  • WEVOICE
    WEVOICE

Date

21 Apr 2021

Time

CEST, Geneva
16:00
Sessions

Topics

Innovation,
SDGs

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