Chicago Machine Learning Venture Capital Summit

Built@Booth is launching the first annual Machine Learning Venture Capital Summit to be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:30 to 10:15 pm. This will be a great opportunity to meet with VCs, Machine Learning startup CEOs and bleeding edge researchers in the space.

Built@Booth is the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Student Group at the Chicago Booth School of Business.

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Bringing the Chicago ML and VC Communities Together

We are excited to create an opportunity to network with champions in one of the most exciting spaces in tech and investments.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:30 to 10:15 p.m.

Pitch Competition

For select startups who have completed their Machine Learning related MVP, there will be an opportunity to deliver a pitch at the summit. Entrepreneurs will have a chance to demo or discuss their idea to a sold out crowd of entrepreneurs and MBAs seeking to join a team, VCs seeking great early stage startups, software developers, and prospective customers. The best pitch will receive mentorship from top experts and a coveted sit down with a VC focused on ML investments.

Exciting Facts in the Machine Learning Venture Capital Community


Increase between 2006 and 2014 in deep-learning publications that include an author with a corporate affiliation. (1)


48% of the 79 VC deals in AI done in in the first 7 months of 2016 were for funding seed-level companies. (2)


Average annual growth rate in Speech and Voice Recognition Software Developers through 2021 (3)

Sources: (1) The Economist; (2) PitchBook; (3) IBISWorld

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