IoT and AI
YouWeb's third iteration shifted its model from an incubator to accelerator. The innovators in this cohort are pushing the limits on what is conventionally acceptable in all realms: payment services, AI, security platforms, and more.
Jacob spun Ideaflow out of MIT in 2015 based on work done with Tim Berners-Lee to extend the human mind into the computer. Their core product, a human-AI hybrid web platform allows analysts to connect siloed information banks, discover new information, and collaborate.
Ideaflow has so far raised $18 million over three funding round
Founded MagicCube in 2014, a device independent IoT security platform. It is the first fully functioning software replacement for traditional payment acceptance terminals; it's ready to go and is easily integrated into apps, with just one API.
Sam is currently the CEO at MagicCube and a board member on the PCI Security Standard Council.
YouWeb III is funded by a network of investors who were executives and founders at other companies like Yahoo, Google, Oracle and Microsoft.
Bill is a senior leader at Google who specializes in scaling high growth products. He is also a Fund Manager at YouWeb Incubator.
Soma is a Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group where he focuses on areas including Machine Learning & AI, VR & AR, next generation cloud infrastructure, and intelligent applications.
Praful is a Cloud Business Executive with a background in business strategy, marketing, product marketing, and business development. He is the former CSO of RingCentral Inc.
Francoise has more than 25 years of business and operations experience at companies including Google, Square and Pinterest. She is currently a Board Member of the Compensation Committee and Nomination Committee at Sodexo.