At the beginning of a new year you are most likely making plans for how to truly accelerate your business and become succesful - most startups are.
As a part of Innovation Center Denmark’s ongoing series on applied artificial intelligence within the financial industry, we are bringing you the stories of some of the most interesting start-ups working on the cutting edge of applied AI.
In today’s blog post, we bring you the story of Ayasdi and its Swedish founder and Stanford Professor emeritus, Gunnar Carlsson, which currently have secured almost $100 million in venture funding.
The participants at FinTech Academy are listening attentively as Steve Allocca, President at LendingClub, tells about LendingClub and how they have revolutionized the online lending market by creating an online marketplace that connects borrowers with investors. At Innovation Center Denmark we launched our newest initiative FinTech Academy March 1st this year in collaboration with Copenhagen FinTech, and that was the reason for finding ourselves in the great company of Steve Allocca on a clear September day at the LendingClub office in San Francisco.
Silicon Valley is undoubtedly the world’s most famous hub for tech entrepreneurship, innovation and world-class research. At its core lies a cocktail of willingness to take risks, to work across professional boundaries and to radically change the world as we see it through ambitious business models and successful application of new technology.
One code that Silicon Valley Ecosystem hasn’t cracked yet is the global water challenge. Water is still on the top of the list of global risk factors – either there is too little, too much or it is of too poor quality. And it is not just a problem in developing countries.
Best case we see a talented team with different competencies that ideally have worked together before. 2 to 3 co-founders.
Innovation Center Denmark Silicon Valley wants to help transforming knowledge about artificial intelligence into impact in Denmark, benefitting Danish companies, the public sector and universities. We want to transform the intangible AI into Applied AI; making AI tangible, concrete and useful.
Innovation Center Denmark Silicon Valley's SCALEit program has made a new initiative named SCALEit Catalyst where the focus is on small and medium sized enterprises.
Innovation Center Denmark Silicon Valley has dedicated 2017 to gain expert knowledge about Artificial Intelligence (AI) from Silicon Valley and investigate how this can be applied to make an impact in Denmark.