Over at the Nvidia Blog, Alain Tiquet writes that the company is looking for a dozen would-be competitors for the Early Stage Challenge – where hot young startups using GPUs vie for a single $100,000 on-the-spot prize.
Here’s how it works: CEOs get four minutes to pitch their company to a panel of venture capitalists, and then another four minutes to handle questions. The VCs, together with the audience, immediately choose a winner. To raucous applause, the beaming CEO lopes back on stage to an outsized $100,000 check. It will all take place in a furious two hours at
Nvidia is looking for seed-funded companies that have raised no more than $1 million and use GPU technologies in such areas as computing, visualization, analytics, entertainment, automotive, cloud or mobile
Apply now for the Early Stage Challenge.
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