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SERVICE PROVIDER FORUM

“Incredible opportunity! In 20 minutes, we pitched telcos from 4 continents with 3 billion subscribers – and we are in continued talks with many of them.”

—Andrew Lochart / Mobolize

 

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MAR 31

Service Provider & Investor Forums: March 2017

Mar 31, 2017, 8:30am - 12:00pm Plug and Play Tech Center, 440 N. Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 SUMMARY

Members of the Telecom Council's Service Provider and Investor Forums meet quarterly to hear startup pitches and to discuss current trends. This quarter, we will introduce 7 pre-screened startups to the carrier, vendor, and telecom VC community. Dialogue before and after presentations, during breaks, and over lunch ensures that all participants have an opportunity to connect.Read more

SERVICE PROVIDER INNOVATION FORUM

Since 2001, the SPIF (Service Provider Innovation Forum) has introduced deployment-ready communications startups to innovation scouts from more than 50 global Communication Service Providers who specialize in startup partnerships. The SPIF meets monthly to review young companies who have been recommended by global telcos, communication vendors, investors or the Telecom Council community at large. 

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SUBSCRIBE

The SPIF lists their meetings in the bi-monthly Telecom Council newsletter and sends 2 reminder emails to subscribers before each meeting. To request invitations, click below

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ATTEND

Membership in the SPIF and attendance at SPIF meetings is restricted to CSPs and CSP representatives who invest time, money or resources to support communication startups. For the full Service Provider Innovation Forum meeting schedule, click below. 

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PITCH

Speakers at SPIF meetings are early-stage, communication startups who are far enough into their product development that they are ready to work with carriers. Their objective may be to run trials, test deployments, validate an idea or pitch a complete network-ready solution. No matter the reason, our Service Provider members are keen to learn about new technologies and products and give feedback. Pitching the SPIF is free and by invitation only with applications taken on a rolling basis all year.

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SPONSOR

Companies may not sponsor the Service Provider Forum or the Telecom Council, though occasionally individual meetings will be open for sponsorship. Meeting sponsors may choose between branding, speaking, or topic sponsorship based on how much they want to influence an agenda. Click below for a list of meetings currently open for sponsorship along with the benefits and cost of the sponsorship options.

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HOST

Companies with a board room or conference room that holds more than 40 guests may host a SPIF meeting. For the cost of catering, you can bring innovation scouts from global fixed, wireless and cable telcos to your facility and supporting your brand as an integral part of the innovation ecosystem. Plus, you get to sit in on these private meetings for an inside view on the Service Provider community.

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