We’re going to Toronto! Bunker DB is heading to Collision Tech Conference 2019, as a part of the commercial mission led by Cámara Uruguaya de Tecnologías de la Información (CUTI) and Uruguay XXI. Get all the details here!
For the first time in history, a commercial mission of uruguayan companies will travel to Collision Tech Conference 2019. This event, that will be held in Toronto (Canada) for the first time, is considered to be one of the most outstanding tech conferences worldwide. The expedition will take place on May 16th - 23th, and seeks to promote the uruguayan tech industry in the market.
The delegation is led by Uruguay XXI and CUTI. Tagged along are a selection of tech startups that will have a closer look at the industry and develop new business opportunities.To be a part of this selection, the participants went through a revision process by the organizers of the mission. However, the final cut was drawn by Collision organization themselves.
Collision Tech Conference 2019
Known as the fastest growing tech conference in North America, it is also one of the most important ones globally. Its first edition was celebrated back in 2015 and for this fifth round it is expected that over 25k people attend the venue. Among them, 4k CEOs and more than 5k companies and startups from over 120 countries.
The event houses many independent conferences, besides exhibition areas, workshops, networking events, and more. The activities will be led by referents, investors, and entrepreneurs of the tech and innovation industry. The target is to share knowledge, experiences, and learn from other participants, through a positive synergy among them.
After three years in a row of the event taking place in New Orleans (USA), Collision will be settled for the first time in Toronto (Canada). More precisely, at the Enercare Centre; and will take place from Monday 20th to Friday 24th of May.
Companies meeting up at the conference are divided in two fundamental modalities, General Attendee Ticket or Alpha Startup Package.
General Attendee Ticket
All startups selected for this category will have a total of three representatives, each one of them will have a generic ticket.
This pass allows them to attend all conferences, with access to over a thousand talks. Not to mention, granted access to the Exhibition Floor, workshops and Night summits (night event of networking).
Alpha Startup Package
Only a lucky group of ten startups will be there as Alphas. In this case, all three representatives will have some exclusive benefits.
On top of the General attendee accesses, they will also be eligible for a pitching sessions, they’ll have access to the Request Investor Meetings (a base of investors present at the event), they will even have meetings with mentors that will show them tips and tricks to boost their business and its performance.
Bunker DB at Collision 2019
After applying and going through the selection, we were chosen to attend as one of the ten Alpha startups. This means that we are not only going to attend the event, but we will show Bunker DB at Uruguay country stand on the Exhibition Floor.
Bunker DB representatives at Collision Tech Conference 2019 will be Elena Spagnuolo (CBO) and Pablo Simon (CCO); who will previously attend Growth Hell Week (May 13th - 17th) and will join the uruguayan expedition afterwards.
Time and date to be determined by the organization of the event.
Other activities in Toronto
In addition to its participation on Collision, the uruguayan mission will have a day of special activities.
This instance will include a visit to Waterloo Corridor, the main tech center in the city; participation in the conference LATAM Startups Conf 6.0, leading event in promoting latin american startups and making up connections with interested investors; adding up a B2B agenda with potential clients.
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