India's Tryst with Artificial Intelligence


Since 2014, $6B USD has been raised by 900 startups globally in AI, making it one of the hottest technology themes. From entrepreneurs like Elon Musk to tech giants like Facebook and Google, enormous resources and focus is being directed towards pushing the boundaries of AI capabilities and applications. Much like the Internet re-defined technology industry in the last century, will AI revolutionize the technology landscape and Man-Machine equation forever?

What role can AI play in shaping India’s economy and innovation culture? With over 200 startups leading the way, there is a real opportunity for every entrepreneur to make a mark in this sunrise sector. Whether you are already in the thick of all things AI, or wondering how to get started, this is one event you don’t want to miss!

Continuing Kalaari’s endeavor to bring thought leadership dialogue on emerging themes, we have invited global experts to speak on a range of topics.


 9:30 Registrations


10:00 Welcome Note


Sumit Jain, Kalaari
10:10 Making Sense of Unstructured Data – The Emergence of AI


Dan Roth, UIUC
10:55 The Yin & Yang of Artificial Intelligence


Ashwini Asokan, Mad Street Den
11:20 Coffee Break


11:30 Digital Twin: Coming together of AI and IOT


Babu Narayanan, GE
12:05 Machine Intelligence at Google Scale


Kaz Sato, Google
12:50 Lunch Break


13:40 Application of Machine Learning in E-Commerce


Rajeev Rastogi, Amazon
14:15 Kickstart your AI Stack with IBM Watson


Sriram Raghavan, IBM
15:00 Coffee Break


15:10 Personalizing Education through AI


Aditi, Embibe
15:30 Panel – Chatbot Revolution: Future or Froth


Multiple Panelists


Ascendas, Park Square Mall, International Tech Park, Whitefield road
Bangalore- 560066
Kstart Respace is on Level 2 of Ascendas Park Square Mall, on Whitefield Road (ITPL Main Road). Landmark-Vivanta by Taj, Whitefield

#FutureOfAI Challenge

We are excited to meet the best and the brightest brains in the country working on the next-gen AI ideas. Here’s announcing our #FutureOfAI Challenge for young companies working on Artificial Intelligence.

What do selected startups get?

Top 8 startups get an opportunity to present to Kstart Investment Committee for investment. 


Whether you just started working on your disruptive idea or already have paid customers, you are eligible to apply to the challenge.


Registrations are open till February 15, 2017. Shortlisted startups to present to Kstart IC in late march 2017.

#FutureOfAI Survey

We would love to understand your opinion & thoughts on the space whether you are a start up, AI user, or an interested Investor. We would highly appreciate your participation  in this survey & would be pleased to share our findings with you.

The survey will only take 2 minutes to complete.