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  • Where are the Opportunities for Machine Learning Startups?

    By Libby Kinsey, Venture Investor. Machine Learning and AI are fast becoming ubiquitous in data driven businesses, that is to say, an awful lot of businesses. Here I choose a few areas where it’s possible that big corporations haven’t already eaten everybody’s lunch. It’s not uncharted territory —...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/opportunites-machine-learning-startups.html

  • Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data

    ...market opportunities will develop over the next 3-5 years, not necessarily where the market is today. Over the past few years, billions of dollars of venture capital funding has flowed into Big Data infrastructure companies that help organizations store, manage and analyze unprecedented levels of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/stacking-deck-next-wave-opportunity-big-data.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n27, Nov 13

    ...g, health applications Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online - Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data science to fund startups; Stanford Big Data Mining, Finance, Statistics Courses Online; How data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n27.html

  • Positioning a Machine Learning Company

    ...want to invest in companies that can dedicate capital to moving the world forward, losing as little to competitive friction as possible. About: Zetta Venture Partners invests in companies building software that learns from data to analyze, predict and prescribe outcomes. They lead or co-lead $1-5M...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/positioning-machine-learning-company.html

  • 2013 Nov: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science Posts

    ...Science and its Relationship to Big Data, The Quantified Self, and Apache Drill: Interactive Ad-Hoc Analysis at Scale. Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online - Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/index.html

  • Feb 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...nufacturers get a handle on their data #BigDataCo t.co/lJL3jWkV6x Feb 28: #Startup DatastreamX, an online #marketplace for #realtime data raises seed funding t.co/yHagxK8RCw #BigDataCo t.co/z4uYnRNkV7 Feb 27: TrendKite, PR #Analytics #Startup, raises $5M to help brands measure the effectiveness of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/february-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • January 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...lytics for business users, triples revenue for 4th year in a row #BigDataCo t.co/hlkgFrjFrx Jan 09: Cisco is to invest €200K in a #BigData joint venture with Irish data management company Asystec #BigDataCo t.co/KcoHzUx0Eb Jan 01: CallRail, Phone call analytics startup, raised $2M from Atlanta...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/02/january-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • October 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...oIz3Oj Oct 08: Cornerstone OnDemand buys SF-based machine-learning #BigData platform Evolv for $42.5M t.co/fduLj5T8Pt Oct 08: 5 #BigData startups get funding this week: ZoomData, Alteryx, GoodData, Glow, Qubit t.co/nRfsY2f3fy Oct 08: The #BigData bounty: US startups FarmLogs, 640 Labs challenge...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/october-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Highlights and PPTs from the IEEE Big Data 2014 conference

    ...nd government program. A Panel with funding agency program directors on Big Data Challenges and Opportunities   The tutorials, keynote speeches, funding agency program director presentation (PPT format) are now available for download from the links below Keynotes Never-Ending Language...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/ieee-big-data-2014-highlights-slides.html

  • KDD Cup 2014 – Predicting Excitement at DonorsChoose.org

    ...e, thousands of teachers in K-12 schools propose projects requesting materials to enhance the education of their students. When a project reaches its funding goal, they ship the materials to the school. The 2014 KDD Cup asks participants to help Donors Choose identify projects that are...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/kdd-cup-2014-predicting-excitement-donors-choose.html

  • Examining GoodData Open Analytics Platform

    ...in 2007 in Prague, but is now based in San Francisco, CA. It received over $75M in funding, some from very well-known people or VCs, including Angel funding round with Tim O'Reilly and Ester Dyson, and later funding from VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. GoodData claims over 130,000 global users for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/04/gooddata-open-analytics-platform.html

  • U. Tartu: Professor of Data Management and Analytics

    ...riod of appointment. Relocation support will be provided if applicable. In addition, a seed funding package shall be negotiated. Besides access to EU funding instruments, Estonia has a merit-based national research funding system that enables high-performing scholars to create sustainable research...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/14/12-19-utartu-professor-data-management-analytics.html

  • U. of Tartu, Institute of Computer Science: Professor of Data Science

    ...riod of appointment. Relocation support will be provided if applicable. In addition, a seed funding package shall be negotiated. Besides access to EU funding instruments, Estonia has a merit-based national research funding system that enables high-performing scholars to create sustainable research...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/11-05-utartu-professor-data-science.html

  • Are Scientists Doing Too Much Research?

    ...rofit research organizations plead vociferously for more research dollars. Flying in the face of this great need is a perceived drying up of research funding: the National Institutes of Health and other government research agencies are flatlined as a result of ferocious fiscal battles and the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/11/scientists-too-much-research.html

  • The Birth of AI and The First AI Hype Cycle

    ...raised expectations to such audacious heights that, when the results did not materialize by 1973, the U.S. and British governments withdrew research funding in AI [41]. Although the Japanese government temporarily provided additional funding in 1980, it quickly became disillusioned by the late...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/02/birth-ai-first-hype-cycle.html

  • Jun 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...10: JethroData, Israeli #SQL on #Hadoop Provider, gets $8.1M Series B, uses indexes for 100x speed #BigDataCo t.co/KHakXJqrP1 Jun 29: DMGI leads $3M funding round in commercial realty data & analytics startup Propstack #BigDataCo t.co/dgKCANrNYf Jun 28: Chicago Board Options Exchange to buy...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/june-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • 10 Data Acquisition Strategies for Startups

    ...and Jam). Or they can create vertical assistants — bots that try to perform one specific, well-defined job extremely well (examples are x.ai, Clara, DigitalGenius, Kasisto, Meekan — and more recentlyGoButler/Angel.ai). While both approaches are valid, data collection is dramatically easier for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/10-data-acquisition-strategies-startups.html

  • The Beginners Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics

    ...dict how many people would buy (not click) using this coupon vs. that one. When marketing predicted real business outcomes, resources, visibility and funding quickly became available. When Marketing was able to show a predictive project that could identify what offer to make so that a customer...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/10/beginners-guide-predictive-workforce-analytics.html

  • How I started with learning AI in the last 2 months">Silver BlogHow I started with learning AI in the last 2 months

    …date my skills as a developer, my mindset as a product guy and my philosophy as an entrepreneur to become data oriented. As Spiros Margaris, renowned venture capitalist and thought leader in AI and Fintech so eloquently said to me, If startups and companies rely only on cutting-edge AI and machine…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/10/how-started-learning-ai.html

  • Mining Massive Datasets, free Stanford online course, starts Oct 11

    ...uthor of the Stanford Network Analysis Platform, a general-purpose network analysis and graph mining library. Anand Rajaraman, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and academic, based in Silicon Valley. He founded two successful startups, Junglee (acquired by Amazon) and Kosmix (acquired by...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/09/stanford-mining-massive-datasets-course.html

  • Deep Conversations: Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners

    ...estion for me. I certainly see a wide range of ideas and opportunities, and learn the dos and don’ts of raising money. Regarding my choice to go into venture capital, not all VC roles are created equally. The role at Amplify aligned very well with my interests and gives me a lot of agency. The team...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/05/deep-conversations-lisha-li-amplify-partners.html

  • Apache Spark Introduction for Beginners">Silver BlogApache Spark Introduction for Beginners

    ...ced in 2010 under a BSD license. It was given to Apache programming establishment in 2013, and now Apache Spark has turned into the best level Apache venture from Feb-2014. And now the results are pretty booming. Survey & Real-time Use Cases Market rules and big agencies already tend to use...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/10/apache-spark-introduction-beginners.html

  • AI in Healthcare: A review of innovative startups

    ...posted with permission.   Bio: Yuliya is a co-founder and COO of DataRoot Labs, where she oversees operations, sales, communication, and Startup Venture Services. She brings onboard business and venture capital experience that she gained at a leading tech investment company in CEE, where she...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/09/ai-healthcare-review-innovative-startups.html

  • The Next Big Inflection in Big Data: Automated Insights

    …particularly through the use of insightful applications. I will explore this topic more fully in the next post. Bio: Evangelos Simoudis is a seasoned venture investor and senior advisor to global corporations. His investing career started 15 years ago at Apax Partners and continued with Trident…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/02/next-big-inflection-big-data.html

  • Meet the 11 Big Data & Data Science Leaders on LinkedIn

    ...espectively. DJ frequently shares content on LinkedIn. 5. Tomasz Tunguz, Venture Capitalist at Redpoint - 172K Tomasz Tunguz is a Partner at Redpoint Ventures where he works with Axial, Looker, Electric Imp, Expensify, ThredUp, Quantifind and Erply. He writes data-driven blog posts about key...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/10-big-data-data-science-leaders-linkedin.html

  • Introducing Cloud Hosted Deep Learning Models

    ...ne of these top tech company? Very few people in the world know how to use these tools. “Machine learning is a complicated field,” S. Somasegar says, venture partner at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. “If you look up the Wikipedia page on deep learning,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/07/algorithmia-cloud-hosted-deep-learning-models.html

  • 2013 Nov Publications: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science

    ...Science and its Relationship to Big Data, The Quantified Self, and Apache Drill: Interactive Ad-Hoc Analysis at Scale. Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online - Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/publications.html

  • Automakers Must Partner Around Big Data

    ...rties involved, create new virtuous cycles and result in high-satisfaction consumer transportation experiences. Bio: Evangelos Simoudis is a seasoned venture investor and senior advisor to global corporations. His investing career started 15 years ago at Apax Partners and continued with Trident...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/automakers-must-partner-around-big-data.html

  • Top AI Resources – Directory for Remote Learning

    ...- Subscribe here. nathan.ai Newsletter by Nathan Benaich - A market intelligence newsletter covering AI in the technology industry, research lab, and venture capital market - subscribe here. NLP News - Get the highlights from Natural Language Processing & Machine Learning research &...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/03/top-ai-resources-remote-learning.html

  • Big Data Investment Keeps Climbing in 2013

    ...m 2008 to 2012, we'd seen $4.9 billion invested in Big Data companies but given 2013 activity-to-date, it's obvious that interest and activity levels are ramping up. The top 10 most active investors in Big Data over the last year are: Lightspeed Venture Partners New Enterprise Associates Battery...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/big-data-investment-keeps-climbing-in-2013.html

  • Top Big Data VC Investors

    ..., SpliceMachine. Andreessen Horowitz, 9 companies, including ClearStory, DataGravity, FourSquare, Factual, github, GoodData, Platfora, Twitter Khosla Ventures, 8 companies, including Ayasdi, ClearStory Data, Kaggle, Metamarkets, bitly Battery Ventures, 8 companies, including Kontagent, splunk,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/top-big-data-vc-investors.html

  • February Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity

    ...and acquisition activity for February 2014 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo . Statwing, maker of easy-to-use analytics, gets funding from #DataScience leader Hammerbacher @hackingdata buff.ly/1dk2FrF Bottomline Technologies buys for $8M Rationalwave Analytics, an early...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/february-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • Big Data Investment Keeps Climbing in 2013

    …m 2008 to 2012, we’d seen $4.9 billion invested in Big Data companies but given 2013 activity-to-date, it’s obvious that interest and activity levels are ramping up. The top 10 most active investors in Big Data over the last year are: Lightspeed Venture Partners New Enterprise Associates Battery…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/big-data-investment-keeps-climbing-2013.html

  • PredictionIO: Machine Learning Engineer (Evangelist)

    ...of applications and a community of over 5,000 software developers. PredictionIO is backed by Stanford University's StartX, Mozilla's WebFWD and $2.5M funding from well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Now is a great time to get involved! Why Should I Join? It is a rare opportunity to be...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/02-26-predictionio-machine-learning-engineer-b.html

  • July 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...ytics Corp, makers of software for solving complex power/energy problems buff.ly/1o5eVpm Jul 29: Peel-Works, Mumbai-bases SaaS and #BigData analytics venture, gets $2M from IDG Ventures, Inventus buff.ly/1n06Zko Jul 29: ThetaRay, Tel-Aviv Cyber Security and #BigData Innovator, closes $10M Series B...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/july-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Data Scientist

    ...duct. We're not the only ones excited about our new approach to solving the problems of modern e-Commerce. We've just raised $7.5 million in Series A funding from one of the UK's biggest venture capitalists. Come and join the growing team as we embark on the brightest chapter in QuBit's history....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-08-qubit-data-scientist.html

  • Data Elite: Andreessen Horowitz Big Data incubator

    ...13. A new Big Data lab called Data Elite was announced on Thursday, backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Joe Lonsdale's Formation8 and a group of other top venture and tech leaders. The new lab in the SoMa district of San Francisco will nurture between five and 10 Big Data startups at a time, funding...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/10/data-elite-andreessen-horowitz-big-data-incubator.html

  • PredictionIO: Machine Learning Evangelist

    ...of applications and a community of over 5,000 software developers. PredictionIO is backed by Stanford University's StartX, Mozilla's WebFWD and $2.5M funding from well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Now is a great time to get involved! Why Should I Join? It is a rare opportunity to be...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/02-04-predictionio-machine-learning-evangelist.html

  • VCU: Faculty (Open Rank), Biomedical Informatics, Big Data Mining

    ...h.D. in computer science or a related area. Junior faculty will be required to have an established research agenda and a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department and the School of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/13/09-14-vcu-faculty-biomedical-informatics-big-data-mining.html

  • Pharmaceutical BI Group: Professional Opportunity in Pharma and Business Intelligence

    ...ulse/franchising-intellectual-property-business-model-lev-ari-phd-rn?trk=mp-reader-card IF YOU ARE A FINANCE Professional OR in BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Funding Ventures: Early Stage Medical Devices & Biologics - Opportunities @pharma_BI Group...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/16/03-23-pharmaceuticalintelligence-professional-opportunity-pharma-bi-b.html

  • Deep Learning – Past, Present, and Future">Gold Blog, May 2017Deep Learning – Past, Present, and Future

    …comments By Henry H. Eckerson, Eckerson Group….

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/05/deep-learning-big-deal.html

  • Top 3 Breakthroughs in Combating Financial Crime

    ...f people from one place to another which adds a layer of uncertainty. Just like terrorism, illicit migration and human trafficking activities require funding. For these operations, large networks are put in place and developed across several countries. These networks need to be maintained, which is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/08/top-3-breakthroughs-combating-financial-crime.html

  • Deep Learning: an Interview with Yoshua Bengio

    …n society and business. There are good sides and bad sides. The good side is that it is helps to attract strong researchers (especially students) and funding. The bad side is that journalists tend to exaggerate the progress that any particular paper is making and to ignore all the important…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/deep-learning-interview-yoshua-bengio.html

  • Data Warehouse Architecture 2016, March 21-23, Washington, DC

    ...6 offers you the first completely vendor-neutral forum to share best practice on the crucial day-to-day issues such as design, project management and funding, ETL, integration, data quality, Hadoop and upgrades. Download the Full Event Guide here Regardless of your industry, each session is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/02/data-warehouse-architecture-2016-washington-dc.html

  • CMU: Assistant Professor in Applied Statistical Machine Learning

    ...s the university, as well as advising students in our joint Ph.D. programs with the Machine Learning Department and Department of Statistics. Initial funding for the research-track position will be provided by the Living Analytics Research Center (www.larc.smu.edu.sg), and it is desirable for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/11-09-cmu-assistant-professor-applied-statistical-machine-learning.html

  • University of Tartu, Estonia: Associate Professor of Data Mining

    ...of annual leave and a sabbatical semester per 5-years period of appointment. Relocation support will be provided if applicable. Besides access to EU funding instruments, Estonia has a merit-based national research funding system that enables high-performing scholars to create sustainable research...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/11-13-utartu-associate-professor-data-mining.html

  • Statistical Mistakes Even Scientists Make

    ...lso the sad cases of fraud, and a good scientist with a solid grasp of statistics is not certain to behave ethically. Egos, ambition, reputations and funding - including government funding - are sources of dishonesty. How To Lie With Numbers exposes some of the tricks used to deceive us, and was...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/10/statistical-mistakes-even-scientists-make.html

  • Resurgence of AI During 1983-2010

    ...lot of pioneering research being done, massive hype being created, and AI going into hibernation when this hype did not materialize, and the research funding dried up [56]. During 1983 and 2010, research funding ebbed and flowed, and research in AI continued to gather steam although "some computer...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/02/resurgence-ai-1983-2010.html

  • Intuit: Staff Data Scientist [Mountain View, CA]

    ...here. Overview The QuickBooks Capital team is on a mission to transform small business lending. Imagine a world where QuickBooks customers can access funding in hours whenever they need it. And then imagine a world where we help small businesses make the right decision about when to take funding,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/18/12-11-intuit-data-scientist-quickbooks.html

  • Goodhart’s Law for Data Science and what happens when a measure becomes a target?">Silver BlogGoodhart’s Law for Data Science and what happens when a measure becomes a target?

    ...School. In 2002, President Bush signed into law No Child Left Behind (NCLB), which was an education policy stating that all schools receiving public funding must administer an annual standardized assessment to their students. One of the stipulations of the law required that schools make adequate...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/10/goodharts-law-data-science-measure-target.html

  • Beyond Refuge: Natural Language Understanding Engineer [Remote Position]

    ...developing strategy and intent, user experience, UI and backend. We are about to scope out the AI component of the project and are in preparation for funding proposal. Why we are looking to add an NLU Engineer to our team: ​We now have an exciting opening for an NLU Engineer passionate about social...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/18/09-25-beyond-refuge-natural-language-understanding-engineer.html

  • U. of Tartu: Junior Group Leader (Senior Research Fellow) in Data Analytics

    ...lity publications in the finest venues in their specialty An ambitious long-term research vision Ability to attract prestigious grants and high-level funding in a four-years horizon, such as an ERC Starting or Consolidator Grant, FET project, DARPA project, or other substantial and prestigious...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/18/07-11-utee-group-leader-data-analytics.html

  • TCD: Machine Learning Engineer, Product Manager positions

    ...neer & 1 Product Manager for a Recommender-Systems Business Start-Up _Contact_: Apply online. The ADAPT Centre at Trinity College Dublin has received funding to hire two employees to spin-out a business start-up in the field of recommendations-as-a-service (initially this contract is for approx one...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/18/03-21-tcd-machine-learning-engineer-product-manager.html

  • July 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...+ #IoT= Win: @PredixionSW and t.co/tnFTXOfCFs partner to add Advanced #Analytics to #IoT #BigDataCo t.co/Fyxcd3uN02 Jul 16: Workday Launches Workday Ventures To Fund #MachineLearning Startups #BigDataCo t.co/n3hvuJFZOe Jul 28: Virgin Australian buys #analytics firm Torque Data, plans to expand its...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/08/july-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • April 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...alytics to Air New Zealand & Aimia #BigDataCo t.co/Cg84pbc487 t.co/mhy4JmCllo Apr 08: Merkle, leading data-driven marketing agency, buys #Seattle Digital #Analytics Consultancy Pointmarc #BigDataCo t.co/Xegu7RPF96 Apr 20: Localytics, #Boston app #analytics/marketing firm, buys Splitforce to add...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/april-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Massachusetts releases Big Data Report 2014

    ...monwealth Differentiate the Mass Big Data Ecosystem Nearly $20 Million in Federal Grants Awarded for Big Data Initiatives in Massachusetts Investment Funding in Mass Big Data Companies Topped $2.5 Billion Massachusetts Colleges and Universities Graduate Close to 5,600 Students Annually from 14 Data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/04/massachusetts-big-data-report-2014.html

  • June 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...raises $1.7M, lets you see stores most shared by your friends #BigDataCo buff.ly/TOVVQu Webtrekk, Berlin-based Google Analytics rival, gets €25M funding for global expansion #BigDataCo buff.ly/1nyUCPT Nokia mapping & location unit HERE to buy US-based predictive analytics firm Medio...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/june-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • NDSU: Informatics Postdocs

    ...extended for up to three years. Transition to a Research Scientist position within CCAST will be considered based on performance and availability of funding. Teaching is not required but opportunities can be provided to those with interest. CCAST is a research unit funded by the U.S. Department of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/14/04-26-ndsu-informatics-postdocs.html

  • Bosch: Senior Manager/Project Lead, Data Mining

    ...group in a tight global collaboration with other teams at Bosch Managing the interface to customers (internal and external) Pro-active management of funding and business planning for the group Leadership, support and participation in public funding projects Managing group's interface to academia...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-16-bosch-senior-manager-project-lead-data-mining.html

  • Bosch: Senior Manager and Group Leader, Data Mining

    ...group in a tight global collaboration with other teams at Bosch Managing the interface to customers (internal and external) Pro-active management of funding and business planning for the group Leadership, support and participation in public funding projects Managing group's interface to academia...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/11-20-bosch-group-leader-data-mining.html

  • November Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity

    ...rman Analytics co Rapid-I rebrands as RapidMiner, raises $5M from backers of MySQL to tackle US market #BigDataCo buff.ly/1b6ngSO RapidMiner gets $5M funding, rebrands, plans expansion beyond 200,000 users to help business mine Big Data bit.ly/1cHgiCT Garantia Data becomes RedisDB, gets $9M as it...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/12/november-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • IBM Watson’s Next Step: Partnership with Universities

    …through the Watson Developer Cloud. They will work in teams to develop cognitive applications, and the winning entry will be awarded $100,000 in seed funding from IBM. I recently had a talk with Professor David K A Mordecai, who is the director of the Capstone Project Course at NYUCDS, and to his…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/watson-next-stop-partnership-universities.html

  • Interview: Joe Otto, Alpine on Why Big Data is all about Empowerment & Collaboration

    ...lub and we’ve established significant partnerships with important companies like Pivotal, Cloudera or QlikTech. Last year Alpine closed $16M Series B Funding – bringing our total funding to $23.5M. AR: Q2. What effect do you expect from increased functionality of Hadoop 2 and YARN? JO: The improved...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/interview-joe-otto-alpine-big-data-empowerment.html

  • Interview: Beth Diaz, Washington Post on How Dark Social is Shadowing Modern Analytics

    ...even “www.washingtonpost.com/politics”, it seems highly unlikely anyone will type in “http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republicans-split-on-dhs-funding-edging-closer-to-partial-hutdown/2015/02/23/4b2de138-bb76-11e4-b274-e5209a3bc9a9_story.html”, even though that’s what the analytics tell us....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/interview-beth-diaz-washington-post-dark-social.html

  • Interview: Emmanuel Letouzé, Data-Pop Alliance on Big Data and Human Rights – A Complex Affair

    ...ential collaboration—oddly so my own alma matter in France, Sciences Po. They said they didn’t see the need. The second to last piece was the initial funding. I had been approached in the fall of 2013 by the Rockefeller Foundation as part of their scoping of the Big Data space, and I then talked to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/interview-emmanuel-letouze-data-pop-alliance-human-rights.html

  • December 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...mainly from top VC @a16z, for $865M Valuation #BigDataCo t.co/rbJUNZbX1D Dec 23: Oracle buys Datalogix, which connects offline consumer spending with digital marketing #BigDataCo t.co/Yw1TFvJslX Dec 22: Hampton Creek, #SanFrancisco #BigData Food Tech Innovator, gets $90M Series C, to expand,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/december-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Virginia Tech: Faculty in AI/Machine Learning, Software Engineering, Data Analytics

    ...didates who can present evidence of high-impact research and publications in top-tier conferences and journals, a strong record of garnering external funding for research and leading a strong research group, and national and/or international visibility through leadership and service in the research...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/14/10-16-vt-faculty-ai-software-data-analytics.html

  • Virginia Tech: Data Analytics/Cyber Security Faculty Position

    ...ndidate who can present evidence of high-impact research and publications in top-tier conferences and journals, a strong record of garnering external funding for research and leading a strong research group, and national and/or international visibility through leadership and service in the research...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/14/10-09-vt-data-analytics-cyber-security-faculty.html

  • Caltech Prof. Abu-Mostafa on his MOOC course “Learning from Data” and Machine Learning

    ...else? YA: My personal preference is the free model by elite universities. The reputation dividend should make this worthwhile. However, with current funding pressures, some may explore charging for certificate-related or credit-related services. The danger is to have financial incentives drive the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/caltech-abu-mostafa-mooc-learning-from-data-machine-learning.html

  • Additions to KDnuggets Directory in April

    ...nalyticBridge, What's the Big Data, by Gil Press. Gil covers the Big Data space and also writes a column on Big Data and Business in Forbes. FiveThirtyEight Blogby Nate Silver, a very popular and non-technical blog covering analytics applied mainly to politics and sports. IA Ventures blog, by one...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/added-to-kdnuggets-in-april.html

  • Modeling Scientist/Engineer

    ...sOn's Global 250 Top Private Companies, Quantcast is used by the world's leading advertisers, the top 10 media agencies and 100+ million web destinations. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-27-quantcast-modeling-scientist-engineer.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic News Briefs, Mar 2013

    ...firms that invest in Big Data. Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg - Mar 15, 2013. An interview with Roger Ehrenberg, founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures is a leading investor in startups solely around a big data theme. Ehrenberg talks about Big data, what he looks for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/news-briefs.html

  • Best Blogs for Data Miners and Data Scientists

    ...eking with Greg , by Greg Linden, inventor of Amazon recommendation engine and internet enterpreneur IA Ventures blog, by one of the leading Big Data venture capitalists Roger Ehrenberg and his team Occam's Razor, by Avinash Kaushik, brilliant Digital Marketing Evangelist at Google R-bloggers ,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/best-blogs-for-data-miners-data-scientists.html

  • Accel launches 100M Big Data Fund 2 for the 2nd Wave of Big Data Startups

    TechCrunch, Colleen Taylor, June 17, 2013. ... According to venture capital firm Accel Partners, the excitement around the big data space is not set to die down any time soon - it's just about to enter into a new phase. Accelis announcing that it has dedicated $100 million for a new investment...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/accel-100m-big-data-fund-2-2nd-wave-big-data-startups.html

  • Blue Apron: Senior Data Scientist

    ...hing we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. Where We Are Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/05-23-blueapron-senior-data-scientist.html

  • Research Team – Research Engineer

    ...es. Good knowledge of some of these: Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Postgres, Java, Linux, R, Capistrano, Big Data _Contact_: Apply online. About Castlight: '#1 Venture-Backed Company' - Wall Street Journal 'A name you need to know in 2011' - Forbes Castlight Health is revolutionizing health care by bringing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-11-castlighthealth-research-engineer.html

  • Staff Scientist

    ...ientist The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-25-firstfuel-staff-scientist.html

  • December Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Companies and Startups Activity

    ...op, Big Data Analytics Hits An Inflection Point buff.ly/19Cugac Trinity gets $15M to sell Analytics to Big Pharma, Biotech buff.ly/19CtN7T Dell $300M Venture Fund Targets #BigData, Cloud, Next-Gen Technologies buff.ly/1jF8cCd Answers.com to buy ForeSee, a customer experience analytics company, for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/01/december-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • FirstFuel: Data Scientist

    ...ientist The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-16-firstfuel-data-scientist.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic Publications News, May 2013

    ...nalysis on ENRON emails JDMDH: New Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, submissions due Jun 25 - May 25, 2013. Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities will publish original research, review papers with the focus on Digital Humanities Data. First issue is planned in August, and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/publications-news.html

  • Skytree Launches Second Opinion Predictive Analytics Program

    ...and churn prediction. Skytree launched its flagship analytics software platform, Skytree Server, in February 2012 with investment from USVP, Javelin Venture Partners, UPS and Samsung. The company has assembled the "Who's Who" of Big Data analytics for its advisory board, which includes renowned...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/skytree-launches-second-opinion-predictive-analytics-program.html

  • BattleFin Big Data Combine competition

    ...our industry. In anticipation we are launching our biggest initiative yet! We want to put crowdsourcing and big data to the test, we are launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Finalists for our...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/battlefin-big-data-combine-competition.html

  • Angoss acquired by Peterson Partners for $8.4 million

    ...ed by Angoss President and CEO Martin Galligan or his associates for $0.525 per share in cash. The common shares of Angoss were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange at the close of business on April 29, 2013. "This transaction bolsters our financial position moving forward and enables us to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/angoss-acquired-by-peterson-partners.html

  • Boston Data Festival and Next Trends in Big Data

    ...Data@CSAIL industry initiative, co-founder of Vertica, and a leading researcher in databases, Big Data, and mobility. Chris Lynch, a partner at Atlas Venture, focusing on Big Data technologies and business models. Chris is a serial entrepreneur and was most recently SVP & GM of HP Data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/boston-data-festival-next-trends-big-data.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic News, Sep 2013

    ...ols with a statistical background. BattleFin Big Data Combine competition - Sep 3, 2013. To test crowdsourcing and big data, BattleFin is launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Top news in August: The...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/index.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n12, May 21

    ...vernance, and the most widely used #BigData tool in the future. Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data - May 20, 2014. A leading venture capitalist explains why Big Data infrastructure market is mostly mature and where lies the next big area of opportunities related to Big...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n12.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n22, Sep 10

    ...applications and developing new Big Data capabilities. Machine Learning Engineer at Adobe, San Jose, CA - Aug 28, 2013. Help build next generation of digital marketing products to maximize revenue and expand brand presence, by predicting on-line ads performance, building models of online users...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n22.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n14, Jun 5

    ...and Big Data in Motion. JDMDH: New Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, submissions due Jun 25 - May 25, 2013. Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities will publish original research, review papers with the focus on Digital Humanities Data. First issue is planned in August, and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n14.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n08, Mar 27

    ...to the top Kaggle competitors. Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg - Mar 15, 2013. An interview with Roger Ehrenberg, founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures is a leading investor in startups solely around a big data theme. Ehrenberg talks about Big data, what he looks for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n08.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n14, Jun 10

    ...y, Advice for Winners - Jun 5, 2014. Our exclusive interview covers OnlyBoth and Vivisimo startups, Scientific Discovery, legendary Herbert A. Simon, venture capital, Big Data, advice for winners, and more. Interview: Kirk Borne, Data Scientist, GMU on Decision Science as a Service and Data Science...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n14.html

  • 42 Big Data Startups

    ...on, VA. Here is Jeff Vance full list of 42 Big Data startups. To his list, I would also add these, which are among top 20 Big Data startups by raised venture capital amount: Mu Sigma, Northbrook, IL + India. Opera Solutions, San Diego, CA + India. 10gen, New York, NY Guavus, San Mateo, CA....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/42-big-data-startups.html

  • Senior Hadoop Engineer, Machine Learning

    …mp; early investor in Admob), Kathy Leake (co-founder Media6Degrees), and Michael Muse; and is backed by Cava Capital, Vodafone Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures, Extreme Venture Partners, Progress Ventures, Jim Pallotta and others. LocalResponse works with Fortune 500 advertisers such as Audi,…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/07-23-localresponse-senior-hadoop-engineer.html

  • IBM Opens the Watson Cognitive Platform for Developers

    ...e. The move aims to spur innovation and fuel a new ecosystem of entrepreneurial software application providers - ranging from start-ups and emerging, venture capital backed businesses to established players. Together with IBM, these business partners share a vision for creating a new class of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/ibm-opens-watson-cognitive-platform-for-developers.html

  • SDSC: Supercomputer Data Mining in San Diego

    ...ta Scientists split on whether Big Data reached the Hype Peak ) or is it still growing? NB: We've only scratched the tip of the Big Data iceberg. I'd venture to say that there are many sectors that don't yet realize the potential value hidden in their unstructured data. Even though Big Data has...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/sdsc-supercomputer-data-mining-san-diego.html

  • Coursera Andrew Ng on Online Revolution: Education for Everyone

    …king this one of the largest experiments in online education ever performed. Since the beginning of 2012, we have transitioned this effort into a new venture, Coursera, a social entrepreneurship company whose mission is to make high-quality education accessible to everyone by allowing the best…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/coursera-andrew-ng-on-online-revolution-education-for-everyone.html

  • SiSense Prism 10X In-Chip Analytics Data Monster

    ...iting and dashboards. You can try SiSense dashboard online at CRUNCHANALYTICS Dashboard, which uses Crunchbase data for interactive visualizations of venture capital investments and startups. (See also our analysis of Crunchbase/SiSense interactive startup dashboard: Are Big Data investments...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/sisense-prism-10x-analytics-faster-than-in-memory-using-in-chip-technology.html

  • DataSift: Data Scientist

    ...worldwide with offices in San Francisco, New York and Reading, UK. We're well funded by amazing investors, including Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures and IA Ventures. We plan on doubling in size over the next year, so we need your help! If you're up to the challenge, keep reading and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-19-datasift-data-scientist.html

  • Angoss acquired by Peterson Partners for $8.4 million

    ...ed by Angoss President and CEO Martin Galligan or his associates for $0.525 per share in cash. The common shares of Angoss were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange at the close of business on April 29, 2013. "This transaction bolsters our financial position moving forward and enables us to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/angoss-acquired-by-peterson-partners.html

  • Big Data Could Revolutionize Healthcare. Will We Let it?

    ...high profile initiatives already making a huge difference to our future. As the benefits become more tangible, the naysayers will change their tune. Venture capitalists invested nearly $700 million into US digital health startups in just the first quarter of 2014—that’s 87% year-over-year growth...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/big-data-revolutionize-healthcare.html

  • Active Data Mining, Data Science blogs

    ...geRank. Popular blogs also relevant to Business Analytics, Data Mining and Data Science Freakonomics blog, by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. IA Ventures blog, by one of the leading Big Data venture capitalists Roger Roger Ehrenberg and his team Jeff Jonas blog, thoughts and resources on...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/02/active-data-mining-data-science-blogs.html

  • Interview: Arno Candel, H2O.ai on the Basics of Deep Learning to Get You Started

    ...e to take the models directly into production (e.g., with Storm), which many enterprise customers find useful. H2O and its methods are also backed by venture capital and some of the most knowledgeable experts in Machine Learning: Stanford professors Trevor Hastie, Rob Tibshirani and Steven Boyd....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/interview-arno-candel-0xdata-deep-learning.html

  • Boston Data Festival Celebrates Big Data Community, Nov 3-8

    ...BostonData Festival, www.bostondatafest.com , Nov 3 - 8. The events will be held at multiple locations: Thomson Reuters, Cambridge Innovation Center/Venture Café, Harvard Business School, hack/reduce, Microsoft NERD Center, DataXu, and Foley Hoag. There will a series of energetic and insightful...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/10/boston-data-festival-nov-3-8.html

  • Catalytic DS: Biomedical Text Mining Developer

    ...ntact_: jerod@catalyticds.com Position Type: Full-time (preferred), Part-time (possible), Onsite or Remote Company Description Catalytic DS Inc. is a venture capital backed start-up developing cloud-based computing solutions that enable researchers to utilize biomedical information that is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/10-16-catalyticds-biomedical-text-mining-developer.html

  • Top Big Data influencers of 2014, according to HadoopSphere

    ...700 followers.   Angel Investors: Naval Ravikant, Entrepreneur, angel investor, co-founder of AngelList. Data Collective, a seed and early stage venture capital fund that invests in big data companies.   Thought Leaders: Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer of Cloudera. Merv Adrian,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/hadoopsphere-top-big-data-influencers-2014.html

  • Big Data for the Common Good “Collider”, at Frankfurt / Berkeley

    ...industry leaders can “collide” to create unexpected outcomes. In this case, the outcomes include: valuable skills for emerging industry sectors, new venture creation, exciting employment opportunities at innovative firms, research-driven commercialization, and opportunities for societal impact....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/big-data-common-good-frankfurt-berkeley.html

  • Blue Apron: Data Engineer

    ...hing we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. Where We Are Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/05-23-blueapron-data-engineer.html

  • 10 Emerging Analytics Startups in India

    ...ofessionals with long experience in predictive analytics and related technologies. Ideal Analytics Ideal Analytics is an Indo-French Technology Joint Venture Company that has its Corporate HQ and Office in Kolkata, India and the European Office in Paris, France. It gives business users an intuitive...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/02/10-emerging-analytics-startups-india.html

  • Plotly: Online Dashboards That Update Your Data and Graphs

    ...tches the data from this URL whenever you load a graph. For example, the Quandl dataset we're looking at is here: www.quandl.com/api/v1/datasets/NVCA/VENTURE_3_10.csv Data Next we'll add a description of your visualization using Plotly's graph JSON. See our documentation to learn more. This...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/plotly-online-dashboards-update-data-graphs.html

  • Interview: Alison Burnham, Scorebig on Optimal, Real-time Pricing through Analytics

    ...that protects the ticket owner’s brand and full-price sales. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., ScoreBig was founded in 2009 and is backed by U.S. Venture Partners and Checketts Partners Investment Fund. ScoreBig was recently recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/interview-alison-burnham-scorebig-real-time-pricing.html

  • Algorithmia – How Marketplaces are Fostering Innovation?

    ...el who currently serve as the CEO and CTO respectively. The startup has raised $2.4 million in seed money from a group of investors including Madrona Venture Group, Deep Fork Capital, Rakuten Ventures, Oren Etzioni, and Charles Fitzgerald. Based in Seattle, Algorithmia is a cloud service for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/algorithmia-marketplace-innovation.html

  • Skyhigh Networks: Data Scientist – Big Data

    ...rk environment. Most importantly, we all check our egos at the door. Skyhigh Networks is backed by Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners, two leading venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley and was named as a hot new startup by Business Insider, Network World and Cloud Computing Magazine. We...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/09-16-skyhighnetworks-data-scientist.html

  • Blue Apron: Data Scientist

    ...hing we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. Where We Are Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/05-23-blueapron-data-scientist.html

  • Nomis Solutions: Principal, Business Analytics

    ...allenges at banks every day. We deliver mission critical customer, pricing, and product mix insights that benefit banks and their customers. We are a venture-backed and pre-IPO company with the vision to transform consumer banking and play table tennis along the way. Who You Are You are the angel...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/09-03-nomissolutions-principal-business-analytics.html

  • Learning and Teaching Machine Learning: A Personal Journey

    ...ospect, I’d say that subject’s complexity stems from its dimensionality, and although I’m sure some (or most) will disagree with the particulars, I’d venture to put a rough estimate on the dimensionality of ML at 9, or to put it mathematically, dim⁡(ML)= Math + 3, with Math = 6. What I mean is that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/04/learning-teaching-machine-learning-personal-journey.html

  • Boston AnalyticsWeek: Big Data and Analytics Unconference, March 24-28

    ...30 big data and analytics industry thought leaders. The mix includes executives from fortune 100 organizations, big consulting firms s, startup CEOs, Venture Capitalists as well as other deep-dive subject matter experts. Event Structure: This event is open to all with a nominal fee of $10 to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/boston-analyticsweek-big-data-unconference-march-24-28.html

  • KDnuggets Exclusive: Part 2 of the interview with Paco Nathan

    ...ther field being quite as imperative as agriculture. Needing to wait 10 years to work on something that really matters — not just some other ad­-tech venture — that is the part that was unexpected. AR: 6. What interesting book you recently read and liked? PN: Not a book, but a new periodical is one...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/exclusive-paco-nathan-mesosphere-big-data-player-part2.html

  • Viewpoint: How analytics will drive the future

    Analytics Magazine, by Marty Ellingsworth, Jan/Feb 2014. Whether you’re steering an enterprise, championing an analytics program, driving a venture capital-funded data-modeling product or piloting your own consulting practice, there is no way you have not become aware of the promise of big data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/02/viewpoint-how-analytics-will-drive-future.html

  • DemandBase: Data Engineer

    ...drastically revolutionizing B2B interaction. Demandbase is seeking talented individuals that have a passion for innovation and customer success. Our digital marketing platform is transforming the way companies advertise, market and sell to their customers online and has delivered impressive...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/05-06-demandbase-data-engineer.html

  • Nate Silver FiveThirtyEight tackles Climate Change, fails on Data Science

    ...idential results in all US 50 states in 2012 (although he got lucky on Florida). Nate leveraged his success and moved from NYTimes to a new, expanded venture, FiveThirtyEight.com, based at ESPN, where he hired additional staff and plans to cover not only sports and politics - his traditional...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/nate-silver-fivethirtyeight-climate-change-fails-data-science.html

  • FirstFuel: Data Scientist

    ...erview: The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/05-16-firstfuel-data-scientist.html

  • ASE International Conference on Big Data Science 2014: Day 2 Highlights

    ...rd singularity because you start to remove redundancy. She suggested following to succeed in a high failing rate environment: Diversity of solutions: venture capital model Expect failure, “fail fast” Leverage “Big Data” combined with mobile/interactive technologies Crowd source (internal as well as...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/ase-conference-big-data-science-day2.html

  • BlueJeans: Senior Data Analyst – Business Insights

    ...o Work in the Bay Area. We have over 2000 customers including Netflix, Stanford University, JP Morgan Chase and Zappos. We have raised $100M from top venture capitalists: Accel, NEA, Norwest and Battery. Our team is composed of rock stars from a blend of industries: broadband networks, video, media...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/07-01-bluejeans-senior-data-analyst-business-insights.html

  • Interview: Santhosh Adayikkoth, CEO, BigInfo Labs on Big Data perception and learning Big Data skills

    ...scaling up their investment in Big Data? SA: Like I said before, I think there is a very good understanding about Big Data among CXOs today. I’d even venture to say a lot of business users know it really well. So they’ve definitely moved on from “What is Big Data; should I be doing something about...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/interview-santhosh-adayikkotth-ceo-biginfo-labs-big-data-perception-skills.html

  • Data Science Last Mile

    ...xt of how business intelligence has been conducted over the past 30 years. For example, a new comer to the space, Trifacta, recently announced a $25M venture round that is applying predictive analytics to the data to help improve the feature creation step. Its a very good area to focus considering...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/data-science-last-mile.html

  • Data Tamer startup from Michael Stonebraker, Still in Stealth Mode

    ...rding to Wikipedia, Dr. Michael Stonebraker research was central to many relational database systems on the market today. He is also the founder of a number of database companies, including Ingres, Illustra, Cohera, StreamBase Systems, Vertica, VoltDB, and Paradigm4. See also Data Tamer raises seed...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/data-tamer-startup-from-michael-stonebraker-still-stealth-mode.html

  • Is Data Science The End of Statistics? A Discussion

    ...s many of us associate Statistics with "mean, median and mode" and miss the essential meaning of what a Statistic really is. The sharp decline in NSF funding over the past 20 years is also to blame, as it encourages hacks and tweaks and discourages thoughtful fundamental research. Finally, in the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/data-science-end-statistics-discussion.html

  • AbsolutData, a midsize competitor in Analytics Services market

    ...ced and big data analytics capabilities, and helping them gain real time insights to increase profitability and growth. AbsolutData has raised $20Min funding from Fidelity Growth Partners India in August 2012. AbsolutData currently employs about 400 people, with HQ in San Francisco area, analytics...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/absolutdata-a-midsize-competitor-analytics-services-market.html

  • PhD Student, Mixing Meta-Modeling and Data-Mining

    …pa_muller/phd-thesis-proposal-for-2013-2016#publicize PhD Thesis Proposal: Mixing Meta-Modeling and Data-Mining for Explicit Modeling of User Traces, Digital Footprints and Online Reputation Supervisors: Pr. Pierre-Alain Muller, Dr. Frédéric Fondement, Dr. Germain Forestier Contact:…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/13/07-12-uhautealsace-phd-student.html

  • IEEE BigData 2013: Big Data challenges and potential solutions

    ...tant role in big data research and technology. Later in the afternoon, there were Panel Discussion on "Key Issues in Big Data Research" and "Big Data Funding Program Panel: Challenging and Opportunities". The event was attended by several researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/10/ieee-bigdata-2013-big-data-challenges-potential-solutions.html

  • Top news for Nov 3-9: 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining; Twitter and Quantum Physics? John Tukey “Badmandments”

    ...October Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity - Nov 7, 2013. Big Data Top-Read Articles - Nov 6, 2013. RapidMiner gets $5M funding, rebrands, plans expansion - Nov 4, 2013. Big Data Or Bad Data, an initiative by the Senseable City Lab at the MIT, Nov 15 - Nov 4, 2013. Top...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/top-news-week-Nov-3.html

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