PlugandPlay
Wearable Health and Fitness EXPO

March 06, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM @440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

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March 06, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM @440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Plug and Play Wearable Health and Fitness EXPO

Join us for an exclusive first look at emerging Wearable computing / mobile startups brought to you by Plug and Play, Gizworld and Acommence Advisors, Inc. Watch rapid-fire pitches from start-up companies, live demos and network at the Wearable Health and Fitness Expo! Our first event on March 6th, 2014 will be in essence a pre-event setting the stage and announcing the series for subsequent journeys into this exciting technological advancement.

By applying to participate in the Wearable Health and Fitness Expo at the Plug and Play Tech Center on March 6th, 2014, if you are selected as one of the 30 wearable computing startups in the wearable health and fitness space, you will have a chance to:

•Present your three-minute summary “elevator pitches” on the value proposition of your companies’ products.

•Present in front of a plethora of venture capital firms, angel investors and big corporations, both judging and potentially investing into your startup company .

•Have your own demo table booth in order to showcase your technology and network with leading venture capital firms, media partners, attendees and potential partners.

•Learn and interact with leading industry speakers discussing the latest trends, market observations, technology gains, and consumer movements in the wearable computing space.

•Have access to the world renowned Plug and Play startup incubator in Sunnyvale California in order to understand the facility and potentially garner access to their services and investment.

Join as a Sponsor:

Plug and Play offers unparrelled exposure to your firm as thought leaders in the space.  Through this series of events we intend to help you demonstrate your intentions into the exploding world of wearables in the marketplace. We have established the Sponsors Program to create a platform for industries to collaborate and foster your firm’s leadership in the wearable technology areana. Complete the Sponsor Application Form, review the packages and tell us a bit more about your organization. We encourage new organizations to extol their viewpoints.

Attend as an interested technology associate:

If you love technology entrepreneurship, or startups and would like to see the days wears and products, request a attendee package for EXPO, please complete the Attendee Form. We only have limited space for non participatory attendees and spots will be on a first come, first serve basis for the event.

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

Startups

GERO

Health

Lynxfit

Health

Sensoplex

Health

Velo Computer

Hardware

Vigo

Wearable

Lift Labs

Hardware

Velo Labs

Lithouse

Startup Camp Winter 20...

NimbleHeart

Wearable

Smart Monitor

Wearable

iNFO METERS

Health

GOQii

Wearable

Glassy Pro

Wearable

Chronos

Mobile

Skulpt

Health

Plantiga

Fitness

LUMO BodyTech

RxMatch Inc.

LASTER Technologi...

Vicinity Health

Race yourself

Health

iHear

Health

Athos

Wearable

Chemisense

Wearable

Burgsmart Watch

Wearable

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

Advisors

Saeed Amidi

Founder and CEO

Plug and Play

Julien Blin

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

Speakers

Julien Blin

Eliane Fiolet

Co-founder and Editor

Ubergizmo

Justin Butler

Head of Business Development

Misfit Wearables

Silpesh Patel

VP of Manufacturing Ops & Sup...

Breathometer

Jason Sage

Project Manager

JayBird

Monisha Perkash

CEO & Co-Founder

LUMO BodyTech

Casper De Clercq

Partner

Norwest Venture...

Chris Davies

Editor

SlashGear

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

Schedule

Schedule – March 06, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

March 06 | 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Registration
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Opening Remarks
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Panel Discussion with Key Industry Leaders
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Start-up Pitches (12 startups)
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Break
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Start-up Pitches (12 startups)
5:00 PM – 5:15 PM
3 Winners Announced
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Networking Reception

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

Press

Join us as a Media Partner

Plug and Play hosts over 300 events and activities each year to constantly engage various parts of the technology eco-system. Through our events, we strive to bridge the gap between technology development and market application. We have established the Media Partner Program to create a platform for industries to collaborate and co-market technology events and news. Please don't hesitate to reach out below for more information.

Request a Press Pass

If you cover technology news, entrepreneurship, or startup news and would like to request a press pass for EXPO, please reach out below. To expedite your request, please include your name, publication, readership, and any other relevant information. Thank you!

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Mirjana Shasha

PR Manager

Photo

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

Apply

Plug and Play Wearable Health and Fitness EXPO

Please apply here to be considered for the Plug and Play Wearable Health and Fitness EXPO. Accepted companies will have the opportunity to demo their products in front of investors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Companies who apply and are not accepted may still receive ad-hoc introductions based on the interests and goals of our corporate partners.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

Contact Information

Product Information

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Terms and Conditions of Program:


You agree, on behalf of yourself, and/or the company you represent that is participating in the Program as follows:

Please note that your submissions of materials, content or information may be similar to other participants’ submissions, or other products or projects that Corporate Sponsors may be developing. You agree that you will not disclose to Plug and Play or the Corporate Sponsors anything that you expect to be confidential or proprietary to you or your firm. If you want to disclose any proprietary or confidential information, you must contact Plug and Play to determine whether Plug and Play or Corporate Sponsors are willing to sign a separate Non-Disclosure Agreement covering these specific communications. However, Plug and Play and the Corporate Sponsors agree that they shall not use code from your pre-existing software applications that you demo for Plug and Play or the Corporate Sponsors as part of the Program. Given that you agree to not disclose to Plug & Play and the Corporate Sponsors any confidential or proprietary information, you acknowledge that Plug and Play and the Corporate Sponsors may use or disclose your submission or other materials or content you provide in connection with the Program, and the related ideas, concepts or information in them, in any manner, and you waive any claims against Plug and Play and the Program Sponsors for such use or disclosure. You also agree that you will not provide Plug and Play or the Corporate Sponsors with any content or materials as part of your submission or otherwise as part of the Program that violates or infringes upon any third party intellectual property right.

Please also note that your submission does not guarantee your entry into the program, and no commitment is made by either Plug and Play or the Corporate Sponsors to provide capital or engage in any commercial discussions or transactions with you or your firm. Neither Plug and Play nor the Corporate Sponsors make any representations or warranties regarding the Program, or accept any liability for any claims or losses related to the Program. Each Corporate Sponsor is a third party beneficiary to this agreement.

You hereby grant the Corporate Sponsors and Plug & Play the right to use your submission, name, photograph or other likeness (including photographs and video taken at Program Events), along with your company’s name, image, and trademark in connection with administering the Program, and marketing and promoting the Program and Corporate Sponsor’s sponsorship thereof, without further notification, permission, or payment.

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Join us for the Wearable Health and Fitness and see 30 exciting new startups demo their products.

Questions?

Reach out to one of our innovation specialists now.

Neda Amidi

Investment Associate

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Saeed Amidi

Founder and CEO

Plug and Play

Founder & CEO – Plug and Play Tech Center
Founding General Partner – Amidzad (Venture Arm at Plug and Play Tech Center)
Founder – American Liquid Packaging Systems

Saeed Amidi is the Founder and CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center. Plug and Play is the premier technology startup accelerator with over 300 companies which collectively have raised an excess of $750 million.

Additionally, Saeed is a General Partner in Amidzad. The fund has been investing in technology companies for over 15 years and holds successful investments in over 70 technology companies, some of which are: PayPal, Powerset, Danger, Bix, Powerset, DropBox, Lending Club, Zoosk, etc.

Saeed is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned executive with over 28 years of experience in founding, operating, and growing successful companies. He has successfully started and grown businesses both nationally, as well as internationally, in countries like: Spain, Italy, France, Austria, etc.

Saeed’s current passion is inspiring and helping entrepreneurs and startups out of universities. Some of the universities he is working with include MIT, Cornell, Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, Santa Clara, Wharton, Dartmouth, and more. His objective is to identify great entrepreneurs with a passion to execute on their ideas.

Saeed is an active member of the technology community and a frequent contributor to numerous charitable foundations. He is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a world-class network of Fortune 500 CEOs, accomplished serial entrepreneurs, and veteran financial executives.

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Julien Blin

Julien worked in the mobile space for 10 years. Currently advising several wearable computing startups such as Plantiga, and GERO, he previously worked for Samsung where he shaped the strategy and built contextual experiences as well as services such as Samsung Hub, an iTunes type service and Samsung WatchON, a video aggregation engine, two services currently available on the Samsung Galaxy S4. He is the founder of Gizworld.com, a global wearable computing consultancy, and co-founder of Wearable Tech Israel, Israel's first major wearable computing event, taking place in May 2014. Julien has been quoted in leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Dow Jones, and BusinessWeek.

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Julien Blin

Julien worked in the mobile space for 10 years. Currently advising several wearable computing startups such as Plantiga, and GERO, he previously worked for Samsung where he shaped the strategy and built contextual experiences as well as services such as Samsung Hub, an iTunes type service and Samsung WatchON, a video aggregation engine, two services currently available on the Samsung Galaxy S4. He is the founder of Gizworld.com, a global wearable computing consultancy, and co-founder of Wearable Tech Israel, Israel's first major wearable computing event, taking place in May 2014. Julien has been quoted in leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Dow Jones, and BusinessWeek.

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Eliane Fiolet

Co-founder and Editor

Ubergizmo

Eliane Fiolet is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo.com where she writes about mobile applications, tablets, smartphones, design and usability. Launched in September 2004, Ubergizmo has quickly become one of the top consumer electronics blogs in the US and in the world (distributed in 3 languages and read in 212 countries). Among other things, the site is a Webby Award Honoree, has been ranked as a Top 100 Blog by PC Magazine and Top 100 by Technorati and has been featured in major media such as ABC7, The Wall Street Journal, German national TV 3Sat, Stern magazine, BBC online, and  USA Today. Eliane has been selected by the magazine France-Amerique as one of the 50 French people that "make a difference" in the U.S. Prior to opening her own agency, Eliane worked for a top design firm, Minale Tattersfield Design Strategy, where she created identities for Fortune 500 companies. She also worked in the video game industry as a designer for an award-winning adventure game and as a UX designer for web applications in the Silicon Valley. Elianeholds a master degree in visual communication and design from the “Art Decoratifs” college.

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Justin Butler

Head of Business Development

Misfit Wearables

Justin Butler leads business development at Misfit Wearables where he works with design, engineering, and other Misfit teams to build the business of highly wearable computing products. Prior to Misfit, Justin was a Director of Business Development at Synthetic Genomics. He holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from UCSB, and an MBA from MIT Sloan.

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Silpesh Patel

VP of Manufacturing Ops & Supply Chain

Breathometer

Prior to Breathometer, Silpesh was Director of Manufacturing Operations for AliveCor where he brought their revolutionary ECG Heart Monitor into mass production. He was also a key member of the Procurement team at Apple where he managed operations for MacBook and iOS Power Accessories. 

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Jason Sage

Project Manager

JayBird

A Bay Area native, has been actively involved in the wearable tech space for 5 years as a consultant and market analyst. Joining JayBird as a Project Manager in 2014 allows him to combine his passion for the outdoor active lifestyle with the exciting market of fitness technology.

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Monisha Perkash

CEO & Co-Founder

LUMO BodyTech

Monisha Perkash is CEO & Co-founder at LUMO BodyTech, makers of the Lumo Lift and Lumo Back posture and activity trackers. She and her team are shaking up the wearable tech space with innovative designs to help people look and feel great. Monisha previously served as CEO and Co-Founder of TuitionCoach (acquired by SimpleTuition in 2009), where she oversaw the financing, launch, and general management of the start-up. After the acquisition, she stayed on with SimpleTuition as VP Products. Monisha has an MBA from Stanford and a BA from Yale.

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Casper De Clercq

Partner

Norwest Venture Partners

Casper de Clercq, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners, is a 25 year veteran of the medical device and life sciences industry. He brings extensive operating experience to NVP having led marketing and commercialization efforts for cardiovascular device, specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. Based in NVP's Palo Alto office, Casper focuses on mid to late stage investments in medical devices, specialty pharmaceuticals and healthcare services. Therapeutic products that address a critical unmet medical need, that are “less” traumatic or have a defined path to regulatory approval are of particular interest. His current investments and board seats include Basis, Intersect ENT, iRhythm Technologies, Misfit Wearables and Simpirica Spine.

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Chris Davies

Editor

SlashGear

Originally from the UK and now based in San Francisco and London, Chris heads the editorial team at SlashGear.com, a leading consumer technology site. Focusing particularly on smartphones, mobile computing, wearable technology, and the digital home, Chris brings his background in psychology to concentrate on the role of context in mobility and digital lifestyle. 

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