Getting in front of the right investor to pitch your business plan is difficult enough. Securing funding from the meeting is even harder. Top VC firm, Andreesen Horowitz (A16Z) estimates it sees about 2,000 pitches a year and invests in between 20 and 40 of them. This means, on average, you've got to have a better idea and make a more convincing presentation than 99 other firms … [Read more...] about 23 Tips for Pitching to Investors
The UK government has published a framework for any public sector bodies using automated decision-making systems. The aim is to make the use of algorithms and automated decision-making systems within the public sector more transparent, ethical and accountable. The framework was produced by the Cabinet Office in collaboration with the Central Digital and Data Office and the … [Read more...] about Providing AI and data services to the UK public sector? Then you need to be aware of the “Ethics, Transparency and Accountability Framework for Automated Decision-Making”
Regulatory Sandboxes for Fintechs Building apps is difficult enough without the need to ensure legal compliance. Fintech apps are a case in point with strict legal requirements from both financial and privacy regulators needing to be adhered to. Luckily, help is at hand in the UK with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) offering … [Read more...] about Should you be using a sandbox for your fintech app?
What exactly is Edge Computing? Edge computing is rapidly emerging as a key enabler for a new generation of technologies and services. As computing technologies become ever-smaller, more powerful and cheaper, they are increasingly being deployed to collect and process data on-site rather than simply storing or transmitting it for processing at a central location. We are seeing … [Read more...] about Edge Computing: definitions
Gartner has released the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms Gartner lists 6 companies in the Leaders 2021 quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms: SAS, IBM, Dataiku, MathWorks, TIBCO Software and Databricks. Commenting on the rise of some of the internet giants into this space, Gartner believes: “The long-expected gigantic … [Read more...] about Gartner releases 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms