IoT Evolution Conference and Expo Announces Special Panel with IoT Investment Leaders

By IoTEvolutionWorld News May 10, 2016

Leading Internet of things event explores the IoT startup landscape and the potential for unique investment opportunities

Norwalk, CT—May 10, 2016—TMC and Crossfire Media announced today the special panel discussion, Money & Management: Is it Better to be Unique or Unicorns? at IoT Evolution Conference and Expo, being held July 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. IoT Evolution Expo is directed at companies interested in understanding how to develop, integrate and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) strategies.  This special panel discussion will take place at 9:00am on Wednesday, July 13th.

“We have windows of opportunity in IoT that include new networks, new sensors and new solutions,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution. “I am excited that this panel is going to take us past the headlines and show how existing companies and new opportunities converge into great investments.”

With over 140 different Startups worth $ Billion, the experts in the Money & Management: Is it Better to be Unique or Unicorns special panel discussion will explore what the difference between the haves and the have mores is even when business plans are similar. These investment experts will discuss what makes compelling business cases. Are unicorns passé? Are there still unique investments opportunities, or is there nothing new under the sun?

Panelists include:

  • Homaira Akbari, President & CEO at AKnowledge Partners
  • Mike Walkley, Managing Director, Senior Equity Analyst at Canaccord Genuity Research
  • James Brehm, Founder and Chief Technology Evangelist at James Brehm & Associates
  • Michael Lenoce, Managing Director at MVP Capital
  • Michael Crawford, Partner at Q Advisors LLC
  • Jeff Belk, Managing Director at Velocity Growth Fund

IoT Evolution Expo is supported by Super sponsor, AT&T, Diamond, sponsor KORE, Platinum sponsor, Eurotech and gold sponsor Ingenu.

Registration for IoT Evolution Expo is now open. For more information, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131. For media registration, contact Jessica Seabrook. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145.

For the latest IoT Evolution Expo news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter at @IoTEvolution.

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About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:

Jessica Seabrook             

Marketing Director

203.852.6800 ext.170

[email protected]

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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