We’re seeing some excellent European companies make successful transitions into becoming global software companies. MP Objects CEO Martin Verwijmeren shares an excellent and inspiring story for European startups to emulate.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?
Martin Verwijmeren: I’m from the Netherlands but living in Boston these days. Before moving to Boston, I lived in Amsterdam. I was working for our European headquarters in Rotterdam. Nowadays, I’m working from our US headquarters in Boston.
Sramana Mitra: How long did you work at Cohera?
Sazzala Reddy: I was there for a year or so. Then I started looking around. I had a friend who happened to be in a networking company called Cosine Communications. It was a slightly bigger company. Then the market crashed.>>>
According to an Allied Market Research report, the global autonomous vehicle market size is projected to grow from $54.23 billion in 2019 to $556.67 billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 40%. Fremont-based Pony.ai is a leading player in the market.>>>
Sramana Mitra: What about quantifying these use cases and their impact? Have you done anything that you can share with us?
Pranam Ben: Let’s take another use case of ER utilization. One of the things that we’ve struggled with is the over-utilization of emergency rooms in the country. We know what an ER visit costs. That’s been well-established.>>>
Datrium is executing very well in the cloud-based disaster recovery space. Read on for the company’s journey so far.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start at the very beginning of your journey. Where are you from? Where were you born, raised, and in what kind of background?>>>
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According to a recent report by Fortune Business Insights, the global artificial intelligence market is estimated to grow 33% annually to $202.57 billion by 2026. New York-based Dataminr is using AI tools to help organizations mitigate and manage crises and opportunities effectively.>>>
Pranam discusses trends and open opportunities in Healthcare IT.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to The Garage.
Pranam Ben: I’m the Founder and CEO of The Garage. The Garage is a very innovative company that started back in 2012 with a single-minded focus to transform healthcare.>>>