So many WTFs
AI/machine learning is hard.
We get it.
Here's one example.
Distinguishing a chihuahua from a muffin.
Shop til you drop
We identified startups enhancing the in-store experience with digital tools. Our market map spans companies targeting retailers broadly, including apparel and luxury retailers, grocery stores, and department stores.
Machine learning is hard part II
Another example of ML is hard from LinkedIn.
Here's a job opportunity I got this month.
We took a look at cybersecurity funding trends since 2013. Q1'17 saw a record number of deals across the time period, reaching 139 deals across $866M.
The unbundling of banking
Paytm, the private Indian mobile payment unicorn, is now coming for the banks.
Founder/CEO Vijay Shekhar recently highlighted the launch of Paytm Bank.
Shekhar will be joining us at The Future of Fintech where we've now got a whole lot to talk about.
We'll talk about Paytm's banking ambitions, its rumored $1.5B raise from Softbank (valuing it at $7B), its relationship with Alibaba, and more.
Use the code bankbust for $1500 off tickets through today.
CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits.
Bloomberg. Matthew Boyle (@bizboyle) says Target is losing the battle to Walmart and cites CB Insights patents data.
Forbes. David Shaywitz (@dshaywitz) on why AI and healthcare must "learn to play together" with a reference to CB Insights Trends data.
Deal Street Asia. Shawn Yap (@shiwenyap) on Singapore-based ed tech startup Cialfo with a mention of CB Insights investment data.
I love you.
P.S. We'll be digging into wealth tech trends next Tuesday. Join us for the briefing.