A panel of judges chose the winner after two hours of speed-of-light pitches. Each company had five minutes to impress the judges, followed by a grilling from Jeff Herbst, vice president of business development at NVIDIA, and Mark Rein, vice president and co-founder of Epic Games.
“It’s great to be selected and recognized for the work we’ve been doing,” said Phillip Lunn, CEO and co-founder at Nurulize. “It’s a significant validation of the path we’re on and the technology we’re developing.”
To pick a winner, the judges – who also included Tipatat Chennavasin, of The Venture Reality Fund; and Greg Castle, of Anorak Ventures – looked for startups with unique technology, a ready market and experienced founders.
Nurulize has been chosen as one of 10 selected out of an astonishing 120 entries to present as a part of a contest seeking companies with significant steps forward in computing technology. There’s an opportunity to win $30,000 and other prize so we’re excited to be a part of this.
We’re in great company with the 10 selected companies:
- Cavrnus Inc
- Doghead Simulations
- Funique VR
- Kalloc Studios
- Nurulize, Inc.
- Opaque Media Group/Opaque Space
- Theia Interactive
- von waldkirch
All accepted applicants cannot have exceeded $5 million in total capital for their creations. NVIDIA is giving this opportunity to teams with well-developed ideas that are right on the verge of being more fully realized tools and apps.
The competition starts May 9th at 3:30 PT and we will be exhibiting in the GTC exhibit hall during the conference. We hope to see you there!