Game Changers 2018
Emerging trends to watch and high-momentum startups
with world-changing potential.
The technology market
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December 12 – 13, 2017 | San Francisco, CA
A-ha! is a gathering of Fortune 1000 executives, investors,
academics, and startup founders discussing the next wave of
ideas and technologies that will shape our world.
The Shark Group
Star of ABC’s Shark Tank
Sold to Walmart for $3.3B
Co-founder & CEO
MENA’s $1.2B Unicorn
“Working Out What’s
Happening Next” at a16z
2018 Game Changers
Company Deep Dives
Appendix & Methodology
Table of Contents
"Most of the big breakthrough technologies
seem crazy at first... It has to be a radical
product. It has to be something where, when
people look at it, at first they say, I don’t get it, I
don't understand it…"
Defining Game Changers
/ɡām - CHānjər/
An event, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in
the current manner of doing or thinking about something.
A newly introduced element or factor that changes an
existing situation or activity in a significant way.
Our selected startups are high-momentum companies
pioneering technology with the potential to transform society
and economies for the better.
2018 Game Changer categories
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