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AI Advisory Day: Best of Build for AI-First Startups with Microsoft

18 June, 2024 | 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM (UTC) Coordinated Universal Time

Location: Tel Aviv

Address: Derech Menachem Begin 144, Tel Aviv-Yafo 'Midtown' Floor 50

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Topic: Using AI Products

Language: Hebrew

Welcome to the Best of Build for AI-First Startups, a one-of-a-kind event co-hosted by Microsoft Reactor and Sela!

AI Advisory days are a series of interactive events in collaboration with Microsoft for Startups, aimed to support startups in their journey to become AI-First companies.

In the upcoming AI Advisory Day, we will showcase the top announcements from the Microsoft Build conferences, aimed for accelerating startups and entrepreneurs in building AI-First experiences. With depth technical sessions around the new Azure AI Assistants, GPT-4 multi-modality, Azure AI Search’s multi-billion vector index and key Azure AI Studio innovations – we will cover practical ways to integrate those AI capabilities into real world applications and strategies in every startup.

The event will also offer a personal 1:1 Advisory session with the top mentors from Microsoft for Startups AI Advisory team and SELA startup team to discuss your specific startup journey.
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Agenda

1:1 AI Advisory Sessions with Microsoft for Startups AI Advisory team and Sela will happen throughout the day

09:00-09:30 - Welcome & Gathering

09:30 - 09:40 – Opening – Raz Bachar, Microsoft for Startups

09:40 – 10:10 -AI Revolutionizing Start-Up Models - Assaf Jacaboy, VP Sela
In-depth best practices for building your Start-Up with AI, based on Sela’s experience and key insights from successful AI-Driven startups.

10:10 – 11:00 – Next Generation AI for Startups: Best of Microsoft Build - Adir Ron, CTO Team Lead for EMEA – Microsoft for Startups
If 2023 was the year of GenAI prototypes, 2024 is the year these apps go into production. In this session we’ll demo how Azure AI combines the best capabilities for GenAI apps at any scale, without compromising cost or performance. We will share the latest product updates, including enhanced multi-model capabilities, AI Assistants, new options to build RAG-based vector DBs and re-ranking improvements to boost quality of responses.

11:00 – 11:30 - Startup Panel: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly in our journey to become an AI-First startups
Panel moderator: Ilia German, Expert Cloud Solution Architect & AI Group Lead, Sela

11:30 – Break

12:00 – 12:30 RAG at scale - build a multi-billion vector index with Azure AI Search - Liron Ratzabi, Sr. Hands-on Software and Cloud Solutions Architect, Sela
In this session we’ll demo how Azure AI Search combines the best RAG capabilities for GenAI apps at any scale, without compromising cost or performance. We will share the latest product updates, including increased storage limits, advanced capabilities for detailed retrieval pipeline control, built-in support for content beyond text, and re-ranking improvements to boost quality of responses.

12:30 – 13:00 Going big with multimodal GenAI experiences with Azure AI Studio - Marina Marenkov, Senior Cloud Solutions Architect – Microsoft
In this session we will cover application LLMOps with Azure AI, showcasing Azure OpenAI's breakthroughs including GPT-4 multi-modality, integrating sight and language with Dall-E and Whisper. We will also cover relevant LLMOps topics such: developer tools, AI assistants, scalable applications, and customization.

13:00 – 13:30 Enhance Your Copilots and GenAI Apps with Azure AI Assistants - Amit Svarzenberg, CTO – Microsoft for Startups

Azure AI Assistants makes it simple for developers to create high quality copilot-like experiences within their own applications. Previously, building custom AI assistants needed heavy lifting even for experienced developers. Assistants API, as the stateful evolution of the chat completion API through Azure OpenAI Service, provides a solution for these challenges. Go deep with Assistants in this session.

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