Five Things not to miss on Wednesday Afternoon

Five Things not to miss on Wednesday Afternoon

February 24, 2016 by Hugh

Check out the schedule to see what’s coming up next at SURGE

The second and final day of SURGE is well underway, and the good news is we’ve saved some of the best for last.

Here are five talks in particular that you won’t want to miss this afternoon.

Naveen Jain – Founder & Chairman – Moon Express
Top Ten Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur – Centre Stage – 2.25pm

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A serial entrepreneur, Naveen Jain has any many successes in tech. But, he’s learned a lot along the way. Today at 2.25pm on the Startup University Stage Naveen will be sharing his top 10 tips for those who are looking to take their startup to the next level.

PITCH Startup Competition Final
Centre Stage – 2.50pm

PITCH Final 700x400 Over the two days of SURGE some of the world’s most promising startups have battled it out to be crowned PITCH 2016 Champion. An initial group of 40 pitched on Tuesday, with eight making it into yesterdays semi-finals. Today the final three will battle it out on Centre Stage to be crowned PITCH champion.

Judges for the final are Sachin Bansal, Dave McClure, Jalak Jobanputra & Sunil Rao.

 Pete Lau – CEO – OnePlus
Never Settle – Centre Stage – 3.40pm

Pete Lau 700x400 Founder of the “flagship killer” OnePlus, Pete Lau is no stranger to cutting edge innovation and market strategy. Their latest product the OnePlus 2 had upwards of three million people pre-registered for an ‘invite’ to purchase – and all that with no proper marketing strategy!

At SURGE he will take us through the OnePlus vision of never settling and what we can expect next.

Sanjit Dang – Investment Director – Intel Capital
Machine Learning: The next frontier – Enterprise Stage – 3.45pm

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The Enterprise Stage will finish off with an intriguing presentation from Sanjiit Singh Dang, Director at Intel Capital & veteran enterprise investor, as he casts his discerning eye on the future of Machine Learning. With a special focus on the revolutions ushered in by machine learning over the next year.

Sachin Bansal – Co-Founder – Flipkart
On the flip side – Centre Stage – 4.05pm

Sachin Bansal 700x400 Saving the best for last, Sachin Bansal will close out Centre Stage. The master behind Flipkart, the global powerhouse of e-commerce, will discuss wearing the hat of both an executive chairman and angel investor – and how he balances the two.

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