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Avant Faces An Uphill Battle

Posted on Monday, Dec 9th 2019

One of the earliest AI FinTech unicorns to cross $1 billion valuation in 2015, Avant is primarily a personal lending startup that uses advanced algorithms and ML to evaluate online loan applications.

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Anduril Uses AI to Secure Borders

Posted on Friday, Nov 22nd 2019

Virtual reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey has had a checkered past. He was responsible for setting up Oculus and selling it to Facebook. But soon after, he was involved in the controversy involving trade secret violations surrounding the development of Oculus. That was soon followed by news of his political donations for anti-Hilary campaigns. While there is no confirmation, there is strong belief that his political beliefs were the cause for his exit from Facebook.

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Roundtable Recap: November 21 – A Superb Discussion on Artificial Intelligence

Posted on Thursday, Nov 21st 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Arijit Sengupta, Founder and CEO at Aible. Previously, Arijit founded another AI startup, BeyondCore, which was acquired by Salesforce.com. This was an excellent discussion, and I urge you to check it out.

Ederlabs

As for the pitches, up first, we had Sharat Satyanarayana from Bangalore, India, pitch Ederlabs, an AI data privacy protection startup that is in the 1Mby1M Premium program.

Suquino

Next we had Ravi Amble from Sunnyvale, California, pitch Suquino, a telehealth startup.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Florian Quarre, Chief Revenue Officer, Exponential AI (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Nov 4th 2019

In this segment of TLAI, we discuss use cases in life sciences, healthcare, and retail.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Exponential Machines.

Florian Quarre: I operate primarily in the field of healthcare technology. I have quite recently joined Exponential AI. Exponential AI is an AI platform focused on accompanying our clients through their digital transformation journey.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Daisy Intelligence CEO Gary Saarenvirta (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Oct 25th 2019

Gary is implementing AI concepts from his Aerospace industry background onto use cases in retail and insurance.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing you and Daisy Intelligence. 

Gary Saarenvirta: I’m the Founder and CEO of Daisy Intelligence. Daisy Intelligence is an AI platform. We help our clients make smarter operating decisions. Our mission is to empower human beings to do what humans are very good at by letting machines do what machines are good at.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Ashutosh Garg, CEO of Eightfold.ai (Part 1)

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 22nd 2019

This is one of the best TLAI interviews I have done. Ashutosh has founded two AI-driven companies, so have I. We kick around heavy-duty material.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Eightfold.ai.

Ashutosh Garg: I got my PhD in AI from the University of Illinoi – Urbana Champagne. Then I did research in Google and then started a company called BloomReach in the e-commerce personalization space. You might remember doing this interview with my co-founder Raj over there.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Allied Universal CIO Mark Mullison (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Oct 14th 2019

Mark takes us through some interesting use cases in safety and security.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and to Allied Universal.

Mark Mullison: I’m the Chief Information Officer for Allied Universal. Allied Universal is a security services firm that provides staffing and technology services that help to drive better safety and security outcomes for our clients.

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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Eastbanc Technologies, Chairman Wolf Ruzicka and Polina Reshetova, Head of Data Science (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Sep 27th 2019

Eastbanc Technologies is a services company that has spun off a number of product companies based on their services business. More recently, their focus has been on AI and Big Data.

Sramana Mitra: If you would please set some context about Eastbanc Technologies to start off this interview, that would be ideal.

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Javid Muhammedali, VP of Artificial Intelligence at Bullhorn (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 11th 2019

The recruitment industry is ripe for massive automation. This discussion deep dives into the topic.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as Bullhorn. 

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Thought Leaders in Artificial Intelligence: Amir Hever, CEO of UVEye (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Aug 19th 2019

This is a fascinating discussion on how UVEye is applying computer vision and machine learning to vehicle inspection for use cases such as terrorism prevention.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to UVEye.

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