See how it was: Speed-Dating 100OS @ OiSummit Bogotá

On November 6, the sixth edition of OiSummit 2018 took place in Bogota, the most important Colombian event on innovation, an initiative of our Bogotá-Region Connect partner. The 100 Open Startups was present organizing the Speed-Dating 100 Open Startups, with business rounds between the startups and the most attractive technologies according to the opinion of the corporate market and the big companies present.

There were 1,660 active participants in the dynamic, with more than 250 startups and technologies registered for the event that could contact 50 large companies that also participated. We had a total of 3,400 requested meetings, of which 1,015 actually took place. Another significant number were the 299 new businesses that started from these meetings, a result of the declaration of interest in keeping in touch.

Highlights

Tatiana León, Enterprise Project Director of Connect Bogotá-Región, took to the stage at the end of the day to highlight the startups and technologies that obtained the most expressive results in the number of matches with large companies. Are they:

TOP OPEN TECHS

  1. Office of Transfer of Research Results OTRI-Bogotá

2. Knowledge Transfer Team

3. Product and Process Design Group — Composite Materials

Center for Excellence and Internet Acquisition of Things (CEA-IoT)

FICB-PG research group

Research Group on Organizational Processes (GIPO)

DSIM — Research Group on Sustainable Design in Mechanical Engineering

TOP OPEN STARTUPS

1º Viewy

2º AKOUNTGO.COM

3º PREDICTO

4º Ibang

5º Poteka

We also highlight the companies that most valued and helped with feedback and new business opportunities. Are they:

TOP OPEN CORPS

1º SOCIEDAD PORTUARIA REGIONAL DE CARTAGENA

2º Cavelier Abogados

3º Belcorp

4º El Tiempo

5º Dow

Corona

What’s next

Our next stop is now in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais for the FINIT Festival, on 27 and 28/11. #VaiTerFINIT #openinnovation #innovative #startups