What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #95

this week it’s not about the tech but the real problem of burnout, Elon Musk 120 hour weeks and finally breaking - read the NY Times interview with Elon and the open letter from Arianna Huffington on why humans need a break to make better decisions; thoughts on AI and who is actually building the models and 9 things you should know about Tensorflow

Had the privilege to participate on a panel at SAP.io Foundry event in NYC celebrating #womenintech and our discussion centered around corporate innovation and startups - read here for summary from Wall Street Journal

Ed Sim, Boldstart Ventures, Hilary Gosher, MD Insight Venture Partners, Deborah Zajac, director of Touchdown Ventures, speak at an event in New York, AUg. 14, 2018. PHOTO: SARA CASTELLANOS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Ed Sim, Boldstart Ventures, Hilary Gosher, MD Insight Venture Partners, Deborah Zajac, director of Touchdown Ventures, speak at an event in New York, AUg. 14, 2018. PHOTO: SARA CASTELLANOS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Scaling Startups

Elon Musk Confronts a Fateful Tweet and an ‘Excruciating’ Year - The New York Times

Elon Musk showing his vulnerable side after a fateful tweet, also a look at burnout in tech ecosystem

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An Open Letter to Elon Musk | Thrive Global

so true - so true and need to remember what’s important, not a badge of honor to work 24/7 because you’ll break and won’t be good for anyone

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Enterprise Tech

Despite popularity of Tensorflow, SparkMLLib, it's data scientists building models

Despite popularity of Tensorflow, SparkMLLib, it's data scientists building models

9 Things You Should Know About TensorFlow – Hacker Noon

This morning I found myself summarizing my favorite bits from a talk that I enjoyed at Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, What’s New with TensorFlow? Then I thought about it for a moment and…

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Moneyball for business: How AI is changing talent management

Fifteen years after Billy Beane disrupted Major League Baseball by applying analytics to scouting, corporations are rewriting the rules of recruiting.

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Markets

$100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It’s Common. - The New York Times

Known as a mega-round in Silicon Valley, large-scale fund raising is producing a frenzy around tech companies with enough reach and momentum to absorb a large check.

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The bigger story behind big valuations – Om on Tech

great counterpoint read on big valuations, NY Times is concerned and Om lays out the think big and why we are in a seismic shift

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By Ed Sim

Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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