Big Data Analytics June 2018 Conference Summary

How Big Data is driving innovation in all industries There were many positive reviews from both speakers and delegates on how big data is driving innovation. Nick Barth from MicroStrategy quite clearly took Big Data back to its roots for his presentation; he made it clear that often business analytics and intelligence is usually a one way street from

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NASA Lab Looks to Spur AI Development

A NASA laboratory is working with Google, Intel and other industry heavyweights to launch applied AI technologies into space. The space agency’s Frontier Development Lab is targeting four space applications that would use AI and machine learning technologies, including improved prediction of space weather and accelerating the discovery of exoplanets. The results of a public-private

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Balderton Capital leads $25M Series A in ‘urban farming’ platform Infarm

Infarm, a startup that has developed vertical farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants and local distribution centres to bring fresh and artisan produce much closer to the consumer, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round is led by London-based VC firm Balderton Capital, with participation from TriplePoint Capital, Mons Investments, and previous investors

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Wefox: Aston Kutcher joins Insurtech

The insurance start-up continues to raise money and present a new prominent investor. The focus is on an ambitious product from Wefox. Sober industry, dazzling donors: this strategy continues the insurance start-up Wefox now. Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is now one of the investors of the Insurtechs. The Handelsblatt reported this news first today (€) . The amount of the investment Wefox did not comment

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Drones to Power ?

If you believe all the future visions for the drone market , a lot will soon be buzzing around us: drones with urgent medicines, those for inspecting suburban railroad bridges, police drones to monitor criminal priorities and of course thousands of delivery drones with parcels from Amazon. We as B10 have been looking at different drone startups for

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