Epson Sponsors Wall Street Journal's D.LIVE 2017 Global Startup Showcase

   Epson Sponsors Wall Street Journal's D.LIVE 2017 Global Startup Showcase

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LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 16, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., a
global technology leader, today announced its sponsorship of the Global
Startup Showcase at The Wall Street Journal D.LIVE event in Laguna, Calif.
from Oct. 16-18, 2017. The Wall Street Journal's D.LIVE is an invitation-only
technology event that brings together an unmatched group of CEOs, founders,
investors, and luminaries from around the world to set the global tech agenda.
The Global Startup Showcase will feature six startup founders who will present
their companies onstage during the evening program on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Epson America, Inc.

"The Global Startup Showcase at The Wall Street Journal's premier global event
aligns directly with Epson's goal of helping organizations succeed by solving
tomorrow's business problems today," said Keith Kratzberg, president and CEO,
Epson America, Inc. "We are proud to sponsor this event that explores new
technology, products and services that can be used and shared globally."

As the sponsor of The WSJ D.LIVE Startup Showcase, Epson offers technology
solutions in imaging, robotics, augmented reality, precision machinery, and
electronics to help solve tomorrow's challenges today. During the Startup
Showcase, each of the six startup founders will give a three-minute
presentation about their companies to a panel of judges and the D.LIVE
audience. Judges will provide individual feedback after each pitch, and the
audience will have final say in voting for their favorite. The audience
favorite will be featured in The Wall Street Journal's D.LIVE special report,
both in print and on More information on the finalists and their
products can be found on

D.LIVE 2017 marks the fourth year of The Wall Street Journal's flagship
technology event. Since its inception in 2014, D.LIVE has become the premier
global technology gathering for CEOs, tech pioneers, investors, and thought
leaders. The event consists of news-breaking interviews, cutting-edge
technology demonstrations, buzz-worthy competitions, and in-depth workshops.
D.LIVE offers a Startup Workshop and Global Startup Showcase. The workshop
features 4-5 hands-on sessions led by prominent bankers, venture capitalists,
advisors, and CEOs on critical topics including financing, talent attraction
and development and international expansion. The showcase welcomes six startup
founders to pitch their idea in front of a panel of judges and the D.LIVE

About Epson Business Solutions
As a worldwide leader in innovative organization solutions, Epson designs its
technologies to help businesses succeed. Epson is helping millions of
organizations exceed their vision by providing cutting-edge solutions for
document management, collaboration, business transactions, and commercial
printing that deliver powerful productivity, outstanding results and
cost-effective ownership. Epson aims to help businesses succeed by solving
tomorrow's business problems today. For more information, visit

The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading
news, information, commentary and analysis. Published by Dow Jones, The Wall
Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and
video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business
and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. & world news,
politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer
Prizes for outstanding journalism.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and
information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies.
With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to
3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the
company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations
in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more
than 72,000 employees in 88 companies around the world, and is proud of its
contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts
to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson's regional
headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about
Epson, please visit: You may also connect with Epson America on
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Note: EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a
registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product and brand
names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective
companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2017
Epson America, Inc.


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Contact: Duane Brozek, Epson America, Inc., 562.290.5683,; or Mei Antonio, Walt & Company, 408.369.7200, ext.
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