Keeping Up with Amazon: A Fresh VC Perspective

Amazon continues to dominate the world of e-commerce and set new consumer standards with the recent announcement of 1-day delivery and more than half of U.S. households being Prime members in 2019. In the post Amazon-era, retailers of all sizes know that they need to innovate to survive — 45% of commerce decisions are expected to be made via mobile and over 30% of CIOs named AI as a future priority investment by 2020.

But what technology should retailers and startups be prioritizing to stay in the race? From robotics to warehousing to delivery -- this panel joins up-and-coming voices from renowned VCs around the world to discuss the future of commerce. These are the experts who have lived the eBay - Amazon - Alibaba revolution and are here to talk about what they’ll be betting on next.

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

Karolina Mrozkova

White Star Capital

Jacob Mullins

Shasta Ventures

Walter Thompson


Simon Wu

Cathay Innovation

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