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Andrea Fossati - Parquery AG - Switzerland - Stanford - Feb 12 2018

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Startup pitch by Andrea Fossati, Parquery AG (Zurich), at Stanford on Feb 12 2018, in our session: 'Switzerland : Corporate & University Roles in Growing National Startup Ecosystems'.

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Andrea Fossati - Parquery AG - Switzerland - Stanford - Feb 12 2018

  1. 1. envision smarter parking Andrea Fossati, CEO - andrea@parquery.com February 12th 2018 Switzerland : Corporate & University Roles in Growing National Startup Ecosystems Stanford School of Engineering
  2. 2. The problem Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking 2 FRUSTRATING search for free spots Expensive to measure occupancy Inefficient to enforce
  3. 3. 1 2 3 Input Customers send images captured by on-site cameras to our SaaS platform What we do We use computer vision and deep learning algorithms to process the images Output Customer API access to parking information for ➢ Real-time & forecasted availability ➢ Smart parking apps ➢ Planning and enforcement tools Parquery uses computer vision and deep learning algorithms to determine parking occupancy and duration from image feeds to enable smart parking services. Parquery’s Technology Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking 3
  4. 4. How does it look like? Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking 4
  5. 5. Benefits for our customers Monitoring and statistics Overview of parking area for enforcement Grande Place, Vevey (VD) ➢ 422 spots monitored with only 2 standard cameras ➢ Real-time occupancy and exact duration of each parking spot ➢ Data-crossing between payment data and parking duration data optimizes enforcement Information display Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking 5
  6. 6. 6 Parquery in the Swiss startup ecosystem Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking ➢ Tight connection with ETHZ ○ Easy access to grad / postgrad students ○ Credibility (especially at a national level) ○ Incubation and grants ➢ High quality of life ○ Happy employees ○ Attractive for international talent ○ Good work-life balance ➢ Risk-averse country ○ Hard to raise funds ○ Few non-competing investors ○ Fear to fail ➢ Expensive to startup a company ○ High salaries compared to rest of EU ○ Costly services (lawyer, accountant, …)
  7. 7. 7 Our multi-cultural team Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking Co-Founder & CEO Co-Founder & CTO Lead Engineer Head of Business Development Patrik ZumsteinDr. Andrea Fossati PhD EPFL Dr. Angela Yao PhD ETH Zürich Dr. Marko Ristin PhD ETH Zürich Prof. Dr. Luc van Gool ETH Zürich Stefan Forster Hectronic Scientific Advisor Parking Industry AdvisorMobility Expert Dr. Satya-Lekh Proag PhD Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne Altin Arapi Sales Manager 3 SW Engineers and 3 Interns (IT & Marketing) complement the core team Obtained several achievements and grants: ➢ ETH Pioneer Fellowship and ERC PoC Grant (total 330k CHF) ➢ KTI Research Grant from CH Government (310k CHF)
  8. 8. Parquery in a nutshell Parquery AG - Envision Smarter Parking Freight transport Bus depot Smart Parking Traffic Management Gas Stations Passenger counting Parquery AG Technoparkstrasse 1, 8005 Zürich Switzerland Dr. Andrea Fossati CEO +41 76 234 2948 info@parquery.com www.parquery.com 8

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