KITE Is Tracking Startups at These 6 Major Tech Events in Early 2018

February 1st, 2018

For corporate innovation leaders, tentpole tech events, including those for specific industries, remain critical for discovering companies, tracking trends and getting to outcomes.

That’s why KITE prepares reports on startups and emerging tech participating in the most important tech events, including CES, Mobile World Congress and SXSW. Even better, our event-based reports are easy to sort and share, so that an entire team is aligned and prepared ahead of time — even if they’re not attending.

Below are the tech events we’re prepping reports for between now and early May 2018; an asterisk indicates the KITE team is confirmed to attend and/or speak.

We’re happy to share reports for one or more of these events with you. Simply fill out this form:


Startup Grind
– Silicon Valley – February 12 to 14
This entrepreneur-focused tech event brings the global startup community together, including investors; select early-stage startups exhibit & successful founders speak.

Mobile World Congress* – Barcelona – Feb 26 to March 1
At the world’s premier mobile tech event, hundreds of startups, mainly from Europe and Asia, exhibit at 4YFN (4 Years From Now) and pitch from the 4YFN stage; their products and services touch all tech sectors, not just mobile. More established emerging-tech companies are found in the main hall.

SXSW Interactive* – Austin, TX – March 9 to 13
This festival is more than a tech event: it celebrates the creative industries and their convergence points, making it a top destination for discovery & trends during the four-day Interactive conference. Beyond the exhibition floor, startups participate in pitch competitions, speak on panels and hustle at every turn.

NAB Show – Las Vegas – April 7 to 12
Billed as the ultimate event for media, entertainment and technology professionals looking for innovative ways to create, manage, deliver and monetize content on any platform.

I-COM Global Summit* – San Sebastian, Spain – April 9 to 12
Focused on marketing data and measurement, I-COM’s annual summit brings together the world’s marketing data elite and features pitches from its Data Startup Challenge’s Top 10 finalists.

Collision – New Orleans – April 30 to May 3
Fast-growing tech event where an increasing number of large enterprises and startups converge, along with top investors and media.

If you would like help mapping, monitoring and managing startups in 2018, contact us or request a demo.

Click here for access to all of KITE’s CES 2018 startup guides.