2015CES - Startups and Extreme Tech Challenge Semi-Finals at 2015 International CES

Startups Set To Shift to the Next Gear at 2015 International CES

The 2015 International CES® will spotlight startup entrepreneurs and innovation across the technology spectrum in an expanded Eureka Park Marketplace at CES Tech West. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today also announced new areas and events at CES dedicated to the startup community, including the Startup Stage. Owned and produced by the CEA, the 2015 CES will run January 6-9, in Las Vegas, Nevada.


An anchor for the startup community at CES, the 2015 Eureka Park Marketplace will feature more than 375 exhibitors, 59 percent more than the 2014 CES. Presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and UP Global, Eureka Park provides a platform for new companies to introduce their innovations to venture capitalists, media and buyers. Eureka Park also features concentrated exhibits from startups originating in France and Israel, as well as exclusive exhibits from Indiegogo and TechCrunch\'s Hardware Battlefield finalists. Read more...

Extreme Tech Challenge Semi-Finals to be Held at 2015 International CES
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that MaiTai Global Inc. will hold the semi-finals of the Extreme Tech Challenge at the 2015 International CES. The Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) brings together targeted resources and world-class advisors to help high-energy entrepreneurs execute their ideas. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2015 CES, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, will run January 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The XTC semi-finals will take place 2-3:30 PM Thursday January 8 at The Venetian. The top 10 XTC semi-finalists will be invited to the event and asked to present to the XTC Judges Circle. The event will be broadcast live and three finalists will be selected and invited to the finals to be held on Necker Island on February 6, 2015, with Sir Richard Branson as the special guest judge. Read more...

About CES:
The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $211 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media:

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