RIMAC Arena, UC San Diego
October 14, 2018 • 10AM - 3PM
About espresso

espresso is a Startup Expo Session at SD Hacks 2018 providing a great opportunity to interact with amazing startups and to get a chance to show off your projects to them!

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Attending Companies

Astranis

We are taking on one of humanity's most important challenges. Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Industry: Mechanical, Aerospace
Position: Full-time, Internship
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen
Ezoic

Ezoic is an artificial intelligence platform designed to help digital publishers improve the performance of their web properties by helping them improve the millions of variables that affect user experiences on a daily basis. Ezoic allows publishers to leverage machine learning to automatically adjust ad combinations, layouts, mediation, and more on a per visitor basis. This means that Ezoic will automatically help publishers take actions to improve things like bounce rate, time on site, and pageviews per visit so that the publisher can create better user experiences and increase revenue.

Industry: Software, Hardware
Position: Full-time
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen
Shield AI

Shield AI's mission is to protect service members and innocent civilians with artificially intelligent systems. Shield AI is the home of Hivemind, an artificial intelligence which enables robots to see, reason about, and search the world. Shield AI’s first product, Nova, is a Hivemind-powered drone that searches buildings while simultaneously streaming video and generating maps.

Industry: Software, Mechanical, Aerospace, Hardware
Position: Full-time, Internship
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen
Brain Corp.

Brain Corp is a San Diego-based software company specializing in the development of intelligent, autonomous navigation systems for everyday machines. The company's BrainOS AI platform integrates with off-the-shelf hardware and sensors to provide these machines with self-driving capabilities. The technology has been incorporated into trusted, brand-name floor care equipment to effectively create robots that ensure cleaner environments, safer working conditions and optimal efficiency with no direct operator control.

Industry: Software, Hardware
Position: Full-time, Internship
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen
Gigaio

GigaIO has developed a hyper performance network for software-defined infrastructure (SDI) that enables data centers to easily scale their systems, creating a flexible infrastructure that accelerates system performance. For more information visit www.gigaio.com.

Industry: Software, Hardware
Position: Full-time, Internship, Part-time
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen
Surcle.io

Surcle.io is an online, crowd-engineering platform where engineers and innovators collaborate and compete in challenges from corporations, startups, and institutions with a focus on electronics and manufacturing.

Industry: Software, Hardware
Position: Full-time
Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen, F-1 Visa

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are attending SD Hacks, Espresso will be in the second floor of RIMAC arena. Feel free to stop by once hacking ends. If you are not attending but want to stop by you can access the second floor using the road next to home plate.

Yes! All students are welcome. You can also come see some of the projects students have made

Casual attire is recommended

Let us know if you have any other questions.