Go Ignite, an alliance of the world’s leading telcos including Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica announced the winners of the second global search for start-ups that offer the most innovative solutions for three key technologies in Consumer Experience Artificial Intelligence, Connected Homes and IoT Cyber Security.
This year’s winners are Sparkcognition and NanoLock Security for IoT Cyber Security; Cujo and Vayyar Imaging for Connected Homes and SafeToNet for Consumer Experience AI.
These start-ups will have the opportunity to form business partnerships with the four telcos and tap into the alliance partners’ collective mobile subscriber base of over 1.2 billion mobile phone subscribers across five continents.
Go Ignite alliance aims to connect the start-up ecosystems across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Axel Menneking, Managing Director, Deutsche Telekom's hub:raum
The five winners were able to convince us with their ideas on artificial intelligence and security issues. The topics range from helping to protect children from bullying, protect critical infrastructure, and secure management platforms.
Bertrand Rojat, Deputy Director, Orange's Technocenter
For us and our partners we have a firm belief that working collectively and in an open manner with the start-up community is critical to accelerate our innovation in these three key areas.