Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Idol


Main Hall April 30, 2016 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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The top 6 carefully selected Pre-Series A companies will present to OPEN’s VC judges for 7 minutes, then have 4 minutes of Q&A with our OPEN judges, and 3 minutes Q&A from the audience.

Entrepreneurial Idol

1. Sereneti
Tim Chen, CEO & Co-founder
Zeerek Ahmad, Co-founder
Company Description: Sereneti Kitchen is a San Francisco based company that makes food healthier, tastier, and more affordable than ever before by producing robotic appliances for the home kitchen. The first product is Cooki, a robot chef that emulates the way you cook by mimicking arm motions to mix ingredients above a pot in a heated surface, and adding the right ingredients at the right time.

2. RageOn
Mike Krilivsky, CEO & Co-founder
Faisal Nasim, CTO & Co-founder
Faisal Ali, Lead Engineer
Cindy Le, Executive Assistant/Interim Director of Marketing
AJ Cartas, Influencer Relations/Administrative Assistant
Company Description: RageOn empowers the creators of the world with the fastest custom creation social marketplace, (patent pending technology) where one can create, sell, and buy quality products and engage with their fans – instantly.

3. Seeloz
Mohamed Aly, CEO
Amir Razelan, VP of Business Operations
Denny Reinert, VP of Sales
Khaled Ibrahim, Account Manager
Masroor Malik, Advisor
Asif Godil, Advisor
Company Description: Seeloz developed a Shopper Engagement Ecosystem, aka MixaWallet, empowering data-driven collaboration between 2nd/3rd tier grocery chains and Consumer Packaged Goods companies (CPGs). Our loyalty on steroids formula consists of personalized offers, fully funded by CPGs through national & incremental shopper marketing dollars, delivered to shoppers through multiple channels, such as SMS, mobile & email, and seamlessly redeemable by entering phone number during checkout (video, Forbes Coverage). MixaWallet is FREE for grocers and boosting economics for CPGs (5x-15x ROI improvement).

4. iSenses Alarm, Inc.
Mohammed Nadeem Khan, CEO
Fatima Tanveer Founder
Company Description: iSenses designs and develops Internet connected sleep management devices and related software. It leverages the human senses of sight, smell, sound and temperature to help users sleep on time and wake up energized on time. Our devices are fully mobile controlled and cloud connected.

5. TOUCHD
Mohammad Mansoor, CEO
Company Description: A personal Relations Manager to keep connected with the social circles by focusing on the relationships that matter by learning from the interactions between the user and their selected ‘inner circle’ on social networks, email, messaging systems, and mobile phones.
Founder Institute Graduate, and selected among top 50 projects in Founder X
Covered by Tech in Asia

6. Spoke
Samil Mallal, CEO & Founder
Company Description: VR cinematic content production and distribution

7. SPECIAL COMPANY – Surprise PRESENTATION

Winners will be selected by both judges and the audience.


Ammar Hanafi

Ammar Hanafi

Co-founder, Moment Ventures

Mamoon Hamid

Mamoon Hamid

General Partner of Social Capital

Qasar Younis

Qasar Younis

COO, Y Combinator

Bilal Zuberi

Bilal Zuberi

Partner, Lux Capital

Faraz Hoodbhoy

Faraz Hoodbhoy

Director, AT&T

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