Category: column

Is the US Supreme Court decision regarding uniforms worth cheering for?

Is the US Supreme Court decision regarding uniforms worth cheering for?
Imagine a Warhol painting. It’s an original work of art, protected by copyright. Now, imagine the painting printed on a
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For startups, VC funding is always in season

For startups, VC funding is always in season
We’ve entered the dog days of summer. For many, that means time on the beach, backyard barbecues and, if you’re
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VCs love insurance, even if you don’t

VCs love insurance, even if you don’t
At first blush it may seem like insurance and venture capital make an odd couple. Venture capital is all about
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Why the future of deep learning depends on finding good data

Why the future of deep learning depends on finding good data
In the second part of our “A Mathless Guide to Neural Networks”, we’ll take a look at why high-quality, labeled
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The very first question to answer when taking on new investors

The very first question to answer when taking on new investors
Fundraising is a stressful process. You do all you can to impress prospective investors by honing the story, optimizing key
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Tech’s 5 biggest players now worth $3 trillion

Tech’s 5 biggest players now worth $3 trillion
Tech’s most valuable players today crossed the $3 trillion aggregate market cap mark according to Google Finance data. It’s a
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The four waves of augmented reality (that Apple owns)

The four waves of augmented reality (that Apple owns)
It’s been said that augmented/virtual reality is the fourth wave of consumer technology, and that AR could become much bigger
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VCs determined to replace your job keep AI’s funding surge rolling in Q2

VCs determined to replace your job keep AI’s funding surge rolling in Q2
These are good times for AI entrepreneurs. Venture, corporate and seed investors have put an estimated $3.6 billion into AI
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Rumors of the demise of augmented reality developers have been greatly exaggerated

Rumors of the demise of augmented reality developers have been greatly exaggerated
With the announcement of Apple’s ARKit, I’ve been bombarded with questions about what ARKit means for Augmented Reality (AR) developers,
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Chasing dreams may be the next sleeper hit for venture capitalists

Chasing dreams may be the next sleeper hit for venture capitalists
After decades spent funding technologies tailored to deprive us of sleep (see: streaming video, gaming, social networks and 24/7 online
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A new era for startup investing in Latin America

A new era for startup investing in Latin America
Startups in Latin America are using creative solutions to address not just local but also global problems. For investors outside
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/ column, fintech, latin america, Startups, TC

Profiting socially on nickels and dimes

Profiting socially on nickels and dimes
As the #DeleteUber count increases, Lyft has cleverly seized the opportunity to distinguish itself as a beacon of goodwill. In
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