IoT Stars 2016 Program

IoT Stars 2016 Program

– 1800 doors open & networking

– 1900 showtime

– 1900 introduction Marc & Rudy – IoT Stars Founders

– 1910 keynote Jonathan Ballon, VP | GM IoT at Intel

– 1925 introduction jury 1

– 1930 first batch pitches (5 x 3-minute pitches + 3-minute Q&A) = 30 minutes

  • UAVIA (drones)
  • MINUT (home)
  • OMATE (wearable)
  • INSULCLOCK (health)
  • VISYBL (logistics)
  • BWARE-IT (home)

– 2000 keynote Scott Jenson, Product Strategist at Google

– 2015 introduction jury 2

  • Scott Jenson, Product Strategist at Google
  • Erik Kruse, Strategic Marketing Manager and Networked Society Evangelist at Ericsson
  • Evan Cohen, Senior Director – Design, Technology and Hardware at Indiegogo
  • Inma MartinezChief Product Officer at PREADLY

– 2020 second batch pitches (5 x 3-minute pitches + 3-minute Q&A) = 30 minutes

  • YOUMO (home)
  • DATALONG (logistics)
  • VAYYAR (3D)
  • SPRINGWORKS (car)
  • SLOCK.it (home)
  • MINZE (health)

– 2050 Redknee pitch

– 2100 announcement winners

– 2105 networking

– 2200 end

Jonathan Ballon, VP|GM IoT at Intel to Keynote at IoT Stars #MWC16

On Monday, February 22, 2016 at the amazing Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm, 10 startups will be pitching in front of a top-notch jury and audience. It’s a unique opportunity to meet and network with C-level industry leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, developers, investors, press & media working in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

Startups working in the IoT and want to pitch at the event can apply here before January 20th.

We are pleased to announce Jonathan Ballon, VP | GM IoT at Intel as our opening keynote at the IoT Stars startup pitching event for Internet of Things startups during the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.

Jonathan Ballon, Intel

Jonathan Ballon is vice president in the Internet of Things Group (IOTG) and general manager of the Markets and Channels Acceleration Division at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for managing and driving revenue across a portfolio of growth segments, while also incubating new sectors and business models. In addition, he is responsible for driving scale across all IoT segments through various channels and routes to market.

Prior to joining Intel, Ballon served as chief strategy officer and chief operations officer for General Electric’s Industrial Internet business, and served as corporate vice president at Cisco leading the office of strategy and planning. He presently also serves as an advisor and board member to several Silicon Valley based startups and accelerators.

Ballon holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego, summa cum laude, and an MBA degree in strategic planning and operations management from the University of Pittsburgh.

Another keynote talk will be provided by Scott Jenson, Product Strategist at Google.

Scott Jenson, Google

Scott Jenson has been in the design business for over 30 years, working at Apple, Symbian, frog design and Google on projects such as Mac System 7, Apple’s User Interface Guidelines, the Newton, Google Mobile Maps. He is now on the Chrome team, working on the Physical Web project.

The jury judging the startups include our keynote speakers and:

Rob Tiffany, Global Technology Lead: Internet of Things at Microsoft

Robin Wauters, Co-founder and editor-in-chief of Tech.eu

Erik Kruse, Strategic Marketing Manager and Networked Society Evangelist at Ericsson

Redg Snodgrass, CEO at ReadWrite and Wearable World

More jury members to be confirmed soon.

Early Bird tickets are available to attend the event till January 20th. Don’t wait last minute to book as the event sold out last year. 

Sponsor and Startup exhibition space opportunities

Sponsor and product booth spaces for startups are available in the networking areas to showcase your products and get in touch for one-on-one conversations and demos with our audience. The entrance brewery foyer and the outside terrace top floor will be used for the networking areas. Both areas are perfect to host startup and sponsor exhibition booths. 

Get in touch and let us know if you’re interested to participate or sponsor. 

The event is organised by shift 2020 in collaboration with IoT Meetup BCN and supported by Estrella DammIntelRedknee and Indiegogo.

IoT Stars back at MWC 2016

After a successful and sold out event last year, the IoT Stars startup pitching event for Internet of Things startups is coming back at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.


Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm
Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm

On Monday, February 22, 2016 at the amazing Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm, 10 startups will be pitching in front of a top-notch jury and our audience. It’s a unique opportunity to meet and network with C-level industry leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, developers, investors, press & media working in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

If you’re a startup working in the IoT and want to pitch at the event, apply here before January 15th.

Early Bird tickets are now available to attend the event. Don’t wait last minute to book as the event sold out quickly last year.

We have several speaking opportunities – as a speaker or with a seat in the jury – for industry experts to share their expertise. Get in touch and let us know if you’re interested to participate, sponsor or sit in the jury.

The event is organised by shift 2020 in collaboration with IoT Barcelona and currently supported by Estrella Damm, Redknee and Indiegogo.

What is IoT Stars?

The IoT Stars it’s a 2 1/2 hour event that will be celebrated at the fabulous Agbar Tower in Barcelona on Monday, March 2, 2015. It is organised by Rudy de Waele with shift 2020 in collaboration with Marc Pous, the founder of thethings.iO and organiser of the IoT Meetups in Barcelona and Munich.

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IoT Stars in a glance

It’s an exciting pitching event and an evening to meet and network with C-level industry leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, developers, investors, press & media working in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

The objectives of the event are:

  • To provide local and global visibility to emerging IoT startup innovation across the world.
  • To connect IoT startups, developers, investors and platforms at the discovery phase.


Agbar Tower venue of the IoT stars
Agbar Tower venue of the IoT stars

We are looking for the most amazing IoT companies

Until the end of January 2015, the most awesome Internet of Things companies would be able to apply at the IoT Stars. Afterwards, 10 IoT startups will be selected by industry experts from online submissions.

IoT Stars have 2 special prizes:

      for IoT startups on early stage phase
      for IoT companies on round A stage

The 10 selected Internet of Things startups will pitch for 5 minutes to a jury on stage at the event in Barcelona during the IoT Stars at the MWC15. The IoT Stars will be followed by a networking event to meet THE players in the IoT ecosystem, investors and other IoT entrepreneurs.

If you are an IoT startup apply here.

If you want to partner with IoT Stars contact us at hello@iotstars.com.


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