The final edition of the #MediatechOnStage – pitching & networking event took place on 10 February 2022.
Live on the studio, or popping up as video testimonials, the event counted with media scientists, journalists and broadcasters, innovators and tech founders, as guest speakers.
🥂 More than 100 people watched the live show and over 65 meetings requests were sent.
The main stars at #MediatechOnStage were the third batch of deeptech startups and scaleups that are taking part in the MediaMotorEurope programme. These 20 startups demonstrated their tech solutions for today’s biggest media challenges such as: misinformation and fake news to accessibility and inclusion, human-machine interaction, protection of personal data, and transition towards a data-driven media 4.0 market.
The startups pitching at the event were: Circulr, Contilt, Exorde Labs, Isoft.ai, JDaily, Kelp Digital, Movi, PlayTreks, Questpass, Rumble Studio, Saulx, Searchr, Spectalix, Speech Morphing, summy, Veeplay, Voxalyze, Wanted TV and Wantent, x.news. If you are interested in knowing more about them please consult the MME online Portfolio.
The event was hosted by Kristoffer Hammer – EU Advisor at Media City Bergen. Alongside him, live on the studio, we counted also with Helge Høibraaten – former Documentary Producer and a Serial Entrepreneur in Bergen and Petter Ole Jakobsen – Chief Technological Officer at Vizrt and Chief Innovation Officer at Vizrt Group. The 3 of them created an amazing discussion around the MediaMotorEurope’s startups and some prominent media topics.
Several other guest speakers that were somehow involved in the MME programme, intervened during the event to share their experiences, how they were able to help these startups and also some lessons learned. They were: Chaja Libot and Rik Bauwens – Innovation Department of VRT; Ketil Moland Olsen – Senior Project Manager in Media City Bergen; Trees De Bruyne – MME coach; Kristian Bruarøy – MME coach; Clélia Twagirayesu – MME Project Coordinator and Sarah Geeroms – VRT Innovation and Founder of VRT Sandbox hub.
As for the jury of the pitching contest, we could count with: Jouni Frilander – Innovation Lead at YLE Innovations; Bert Van Kerhoven – Head of Business Development at Pitchdrive and Anne Scheel Dyrehauge – Journalist.
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