The magnitude of the global business problems we face today requires solutions at scale. Imagine in today’s world trying to solve a problem with a data set that fits on a 5 GB USB thumb drive.
The Defense Ventures Fellows program is an immersion program for active-duty military service members, who spend 2 weeks in a cohort-based training, and then 6 weeks embedded in a venture capital firm or portfolio company — after which they return to the military with new insights about the innovation economy. Colonel Eric Lyon and Captain Dave Kurtz recall their experiences and biggest surprise around AI, ML and the investment community.
In our previous article introducing the S.C.A.L.E. model, we noted that the principle of Accelerated Value is primarily focused on reducing unnecessary friction in the customer experience as a means to improve an important leading process indicator: time to value. Shrinking the time it takes for customers to realize value is a universal challenge for SaaS ScaleUps.
Fundamental security flaws in technical environments could have a massive impact on the global economy. The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates a successful cyber breach costs, on average, $3.6 million in 2021. The share price of a hacked company underperforms on the NASDAQ by an average of 3% — even six months after the disclosure of a security breach.
With more than $50 billion in capital commitments across over 200 investments throughout 2021, Insight Partners had a banner year. While we invest in founders across a wide spectrum of businesses, this series focuses on outlining our theses on four verticals that we’re particularly excited about in 2022: artificial intelligence, fintech/crypto, cybersecurity, and healthtech.
Even as technology continues to move into the cloud, a simultaneous shift is already underway in the opposite direction as computing increasingly moves to the edge. One key reason: by 2025, the number of connected devices in use is expected to exceed 56 billion units, according to IDC. Edge computing is not a successor to the cloud, but another expansion of technology’s reach that represents an exceptional opportunity for investment and growth.
Insight Partners had a banner year in 2021, with more than $50 billion in capital commitments across over 200 investments. While we invest in founders across a wide spectrum of businesses, this series focuses on outlining our theses on four verticals that we’re particularly excited about in 2022: artificial intelligence; fintech; cybersecurity; and healthtech.
Until now, developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been met with an equal amount of enthusiasm and apprehension by the public. Those in the former camp tend to be from an enterprise background, and see AI as the key to unlocking data insights that can make millions for their business.
Your leadership team is gathered around a podium. The rest of the company is crowded into meeting rooms and event spaces around the globe. Everyone’s eyes are on the live stream as you count down to one of the most exciting ScaleUp milestones the company has navigated in recent years.
The artificial intelligence (AI) software market has experienced tremendous growth since Omdia first started tracking it in 2016. Back then, the AI software market model covered approximately 100 use cases by industry lines. Today, Omdia’s AI market model forecasts 352 use cases by industry slices, and more are identified and added to each six-month update.