VCs Reality Check for AI Hype

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.

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate