Student Venture Capital Programs

By Niraj Pant An increasing number of venture capital firms are going past their traditional avenues for finding companies and looking at a new source: students. Specifically, they’re hiring students to work part-time on sourcing companies that they find interesting. Many tech investors are struck by FOMO, and are starting to become more aware that … Continue reading Student Venture Capital Programs

Up to Speed on Deep Learning: August Update, Part 1

Continuing our series of deep learning updates, we pulled together some of the awesome resources that have emerged since our last post on August 2nd. In case you missed it, here’s the July update (part 2), here’s the July update (part 1), here’s the June update, and here’s the original set of 20+ resources we … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning: August Update, Part 1

Deep Learning in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

“Medicine is an art and a science, but the science dominates the art.” Dr. Dave Channin received a Bachelor’s degree in computer science and molecular biology from Brandeis University. After graduation, he worked as a programmer for a couple of years, and then left the United States to study medicine at the Faculté de Medicine … Continue reading Deep Learning in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update, Part 2

Continuing our series of deep learning updates, we pulled together some of the awesome resources that have emerged since our last post on July 18th. In case you missed it, here’s the July update (part 1), here’s the June update, and here’s the original set of 20+ resources we outlined in April. As always, this … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update, Part 2

Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update

By Isaac Madan. Continuing our series of deep learning updates, we pulled together some of the awesome resources that have emerged since our last post on June 20th. In case you missed it, here’s the June update, and here’s the original set of 20+ resources we outlined in April. As always, this list is not … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning: July Update

Up to Speed on Deep Learning in Medical Imaging

By Isaac Madan and David Dindi The notion of applying deep learning techniques to medical imaging data sets is a fascinating and fast-moving area. In fact, in a recent issue of IEEE’s Transactions on Medical Imaging journal, there’s a fantastic guest editorial on deep learning in medical imaging, that provides an overview of current approaches, where … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning in Medical Imaging

“Be in love with your problem, not your solution.”

Requests for Startups: Matt Wallaert (Microsoft Ventures) A behavioral psychologist and entrepreneur, Matt Wallaert’s focus is “onbuilding products and programs that create behavior change to help people lead better, happier lives.” He is currently a Director at Microsoft Ventures, where he works with VCs and startups to help discover how Microsoft’s resources can be best … Continue reading “Be in love with your problem, not your solution.”

Up to Speed on Deep Learning: June Update

By Isaac Madan At the end of April, we published an article on getting up to speed on deep learning, which included 20+ resources to catch up on rapid advancements in the field. Much has happened since then, so we thought we’d pull together a few of the excellent resources that have emerged this month … Continue reading Up to Speed on Deep Learning: June Update

Getting Up to Speed on Deep Learning

By Isaac Madan and David Dindi For good reason, deep learning is increasingly capturing mainstream attention. Just recently, on March 15th, Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo AI — technology based on deep neural networks — beat Lee Sedol, one of the world’s best Go players, in a professional Go match. Behind the scenes, deep learning is an active, fast-paced research area … Continue reading Getting Up to Speed on Deep Learning

Stay focused, be curious, and deliver: Dave Weisbeck (CSO of Visier)

A seasoned software executive, Dave Weisbeck’s experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion dollar businesses as a General Manager. Dave is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. With twenty years in the information management and analytics industry, Dave’s prior roles include developing products and product strategy at Crystal Decisions — acquired by Business Objects for … Continue reading Stay focused, be curious, and deliver: Dave Weisbeck (CSO of Visier)