How you can tell if an AI startup is bogus

(Editor’s note: this is a syndicated guest article from Crunchbase News, written by Zest AI CTO Jay Budzik. Zest’s ZAML software uses machine learning technology to help lenders make more effective credit decisions safely, fairly and transparently.) It’s been a year since MMC Ventures printed the accidental finding that 40 percent of AI startups had […]

Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp: “The role that accelerators and incubators played [is] no longer as important”

Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). With more than 10 years of history and over €1 billion raised across its funds, Seedcamp is one of the most well-known seed-stage VC firms in Europe. At the TechBBQ conference in […]


Corona pandemic: The call for healthtech entrepreneurship

There are many fantastic examples in history of devastating crises that have led to a great wave of innovation. Perhaps the most famous example is the Second World War that drove innovation we are still using and perfecting today, such as computers, jet engines and the large scale application of several drugs including penicillin. But […]