Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software and Solutions company, Cortex Ventures launched in May 2019. The company aims to unlock the entrepreneurial opportunities offered by the 4th Industrial Revolution by investing in smart-technology driven startups.
On Tuesday, 27 August 2019, Cortex Ventures announced that CEO, Dr Nick Bradshaw, would be a panellist at this years’ SA Innovation Summit – a platform for nurturing, developing and showcasing African innovation, as well as facilitating innovation thought-leadership.
“The Summit was created to support and promote innovation and facilitate collaboration within its own eco-system. The initiative brings together corporates, thought leaders, inventors, entrepreneurs, academia and policymakers to amplify South Africa’s renowned competitive edge and to inspire sustained economic growth across the continent of Africa,” says Bradshaw.
“This is exactly the place we need to be as investors to help assess and better understand the new start-ups emerging in our region. There has never been a better time to be a tech entrepreneur in the AI space, things that could only be dreamt of two or three years ago, are now possible.”
Bradshaw says that Cortex Ventures’ main focus is on offering both early and growth-stage businesses access to AI Developers and Data Scientists, product advisory services, and a co-working space – allowing them to remain close to and continuously guide the startups and partners they’re working with.
“I am so excited to go to the SA Innovation Summit, it’s a powerful platform to bring together thought leaders and accelerate innovation in South Africa, and into the African continent as a whole. I am looking forward to playing my part,” concludes Bradshaw.
Edited by Jenna Cook
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