WASHINGTON, D.C. – SPROCKIT, the global marketplace connecting the world’s top market-proven emerging companies in media, entertainment and technology, announces the first round of companies that will participate in the program at the 2019 NAB Show, held April 6-11 in Las Vegas.
The emerging companies will exhibit alongside select alumni in the new Innovation Pipeline, located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The companies will showcase their technologies in the Innovation Pipeline Theater. Also, companies will participate in SPROCKIT Sync events, a series of private forums throughout the year where industry executives and entrepreneurs meet to collectively discuss new technologies and ways they can collaborate together to advance the industry. Among the attendees are SPROCKIT corporate innovator members, including Comcast, FOX Networks Group, Google, Hearst Television, Public Media Venture Group, Samsung NEXT, TEGNA, Univision and Verizon.
“SPROCKIT’s elite network of emerging companies have raised nearly $1 billion since 2013, a true testament of their market-proven ability to solve industry pain-points,” said Harry M. Glazer, founder and CEO, SPROCKIT. “Witnessing both our emerging and corporate members successfully collaborate to move the industry and their businesses forward is a truly rewarding experience.”
The full list of emerging companies will be announced in late March. The first round of participating startups includes:
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SPROCKIT is a global marketplace that curates, connects and fosters collaboration among leading media, entertainment and technology companies and world’s top market-proven startups to bring innovative products, services and revenue models to market. Since its launch in 2013, more than 150 emerging companies have participated in SPROCKIT, raising nearly $1 billion USD and experiencing partnerships and acquisitions. For more information, visit www.sprockitglory.com.
NAB Show, held April 6 - 11, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world's largest and most comprehensive convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With nearly 100,000 attendees from 165 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and fuel the digital storytelling economy. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.
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