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UPDATE: We are sold out, but we will be doing this again! Please put your name on the waitlist if you're interested in attending our next startup reception.


If you want to gather with the founders of some of the most innovative AI startups in Seattle, along with investors who are supporting these new ventures, join us at the Dent:AI reception and startup showcase, from 6:00–9:30 PM on April 29th at The Collective, a beautiful private club in the heart of South Lake Union. Request your ticket here.

We’ll have demo tables set up throughout the reception, where you’ll have a chance to engage with some of the top AI startups and entrepreneurs from around the region. You’ll come away with a firsthand look at what’s in development across the world of Seattle-area AI innovation today.

Thanks to our partners and sponsors, Women in Tech Regatta (Dent discounted tix here) and Experiences for Mankind.

In addition, an exclusive series of talks will be held at the reception. Kicking off at 6:00 PM, these sessions promise to illuminate the vast landscape of AI, presented by key pioneers and thought leaders in the field.

6:00 to 6:30pm
AI Beyond ChatGPT with Kyle Kesterson
In this talk, Kyle Kesterson will delve into the expansive world of AI, highlighting its potential beyond current applications. Leveraging his expertise in creative AI tools, he'll discuss the transformative impact of AI across sectors, emphasizing ethical development and AI's role in augmenting human creativity. Kyle's experience, from AI in storytelling to enhancing communication, showcases the broader possibilities of AI technology

6:30 to 7:00pm
The Business Case for AI with Boaz Askenazi
Boaz Ashkenazy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Simply Augmented, and is an emerging voice on the future of work and leveraging AI into businesses operations. Boaz will discuss how AI is no longer just a technological innovation; it’s quickly becoming a business necessity. Attendees will learn why companies will need to develop dual AI strategies—both business and technology—that embed AI into the very fabric of their organizations in order to survive.

7:00 to 7:30pm
Women Entrepreneurs in AI: Hosted by the Seattle Women in Tech Regatta
Join us and our panelists as they provide practical insights for managing AI ventures, emphasizing cross-disciplinary knowledge and adaptive leadership in a fast-evolving tech environment. Our moderator, Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek, CEO of Clarity AI, brings expertise in developing AI solutions for businesses, focusing on practical, hype-free applications. As the host of 'Your AI Roadmap,' she offers in-depth knowledge from the forefront of AI technology. The event is organized by the Women in Tech Regatta, committed to fostering innovation, diversity, and connectivity within the tech industry.

7:30 to 9:30pm
Join us to mix, mingle, and make connections among AI startups and related professionals.

See what startups will be demo-ing at the reception here.

Appetizers will be provided by Dent the Future, and the no-host bar will feature special wine selections not usually offered by the club, picked by Dent’s official sommelier, Greg Kisor. If wine is not your thing, don’t worry! The bar will be available to you and will also serve beer, soda, and mixed drinks throughout the evening.

Interested in featuring your startup at the reception? Please indicate your interest when you request your ticket, and we’ll be in touch.

Space is limited, so please RSVP now to secure your spot. Due to high demand and limited capacity, only approved applicants will be granted admittance.

For over a decade, Dent the Future has been bringing curious, adventurous, and diverse professionals together to explore new approaches to thinking and push you to breakthrough ideas and new insights.

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Thanks once again to our partners and sponsors, Women in Tech Regatta, Seattle, April 23-30 (Dent discounted tix here), Experiences for Mankind, Peregrine OKB, Innovation and Tech Today, and Dent the Future.

The Collective Seattle
400 Dexter Ave N ste 100, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
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