Startup Stage

Techstars @ CES


Join us at Eureka Park for exclusive startup

programming & pitch competitions!


[Booth 80050]







Visit us in Booth 80050

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome from CEA and Techstars

Dave Drach - Techstars, and CEA

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Indiegogo Presents: Crowdfunding: Changing the Way Products are Launched

Kate Drane, Renee Diresta, Kate Drane, Klever Freire, Kaitlyn Witman

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Ted Serbinski - Techstars, Jake Sigal, Dave Pascoe, Rob Smithson, Ken Washington - Ford

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Pitch Competition: Mobility and Connectivity Solutions

MC: John Hill
Judges: Ted Serbinski - Techstars, Rob Smithson, and Magna

Eureka Park

Eureka Park is located in the Sands, Level 1

CES - Sands Expo, Level 1, Hall G - Booth 80050 / Startup Stage


Eureka Park is a playground of innovation at CES. Use the map below to see how this flagship Marketplace is organized by product categories, countries and partner exhibits and experiences.

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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel: What's Next?

Jenny Fielding - Techstars, Rodney Williams, Eric Jennings, Dan Bladen, Dipul Patel, Jacqueline Ros

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Panel: Finding Your Path to Market - from Direct to Distribution

John Vaskis - indiegogo, Axentwear, Ryan Broshar - Techstars + Target, Kate Whitcomb - Target, Scott Shillington, Matthew Lloyd

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Startup Culture: Beyond Ping-Pong Tables

Jeff Joerling, Sara Hill, Danielle Jenkins, Lisa Seymour

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Cody Simms - MD Techstars, Ian Bernstein - Sphero, Adam Wilson - Sphero


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel: Digital Health

Omkar Kulkarni - Cedars-Sinai, Matt Kozlov - Techstars

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Changing the Game: Diversity in Tech

Nicole Glaros - Techstars, Brad Mclain, Porter Brasswell, Anita Stokes, Mathew Caldwell



1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Panel: Fundraising, From Angel to Series A

Anjula Bath - Trinity Ventures, Jenny Fielding - Techstars, Adam D'Augeli - True Ventures, Rohan Oza - Idea Merchants Ventures & investor in Vitaminwater, Nihal Metha - ENIAC Ventures

Wednesday, Jan. 6th @ 3pm PST

Pitch Competition #1

Mobility & Transportation 

Thursday Jan 7th @ 3pm PST

Pitch Competition #2

IOT & Wearables

Friday January 8th @3pm PST

Pitch Competition #3

Lifestyle & Digital Health


Win prizes, get press, and perfect your pitch!

Applications to pitch are now closed.

Teams on waiting list will be contacted if any spots become available.

Techstars @ CES

Join us at Eureka Park for exclusive startup programming & pitch competitions!


[Booth 80160]




Only one person on stage, no slides. Visual aids are permitted. Examples could be prototypes, foam boards, etc.

Pitch is 60 seconds. There are 3 minutes after for Judge Q&A, and feedback

You will be judged on: quality of pitch, business model, and customer validation

Startups will be selected by the Techstars team. We will email the selected startups before December 31st. Those selected will be sent confirmation with next steps.




3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Pitch Competition: IOT & Wearables

MC: John Hill
Judges: Kate Drane, Jenny Fielding, Kate Whitcomb, Scott Moody, Kai Bond, Jordan Monroe

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Pitch Competition: Lifestyle & Digital Health

MC: Kyle Monson
Judges: Evan Cohen, Ryan Broshar - Techstars + Target, Matt Kozlov - Techstars + Cedars-Sinai, Ping Wang


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