VCs Reality Check for AI Hype

Mar 12, 2019

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

Recording: VCs Reality Check for AI Hype, Mar 12, 2019

AI has become hyped in the media with futuristic stories, but in reality, AI adoption is relatively low. This panel will discuss the types of AI startups VCs look to fund, showing investment dollars are shifting away from unproven futuristic ideas and toward more pragmatic, foundational AI infrastructure. These are the underlying tech companies that survive long-term and provide real returns. Panelists will also discuss the specifics they look for when assessing an AI company in the pitch room.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

David Blumberg

Blumberg Capital

Alastair Goldfisher

Buyouts Insider / PEHub

Kristina Serafim

Verizon Ventures

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Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Entrepreneurship & Startups

Level:

Intermediate