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In a recent interview with First Round, New York-based investor Kevin Ryan discussed some fundraising strategies that he has picked up over the years. Here are a few of his recommendations for founders.
If you are working to create a more innovative and connected city or in a private sector job related to smart cities, data, or IoT, these are the conferences that you should not miss this year.
Accenture has completed a pilot program that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and the ease of voice to help older people manage the daunting challenges of navigating their care delivery and well-being. The Accenture Liquid Studio in London developed an AI-powered platform (the Accenture Platform) that can learn user behaviors and preferences and suggest activities to support the overall physical and mental health of individuals ages 70 and older.
Navigant expects around 35 million e-bikes to be purchased this year. In comparison, electric vehicles currently account for about 1% of all vehicle sales around the globe, with about 1.15 million units to be produced worldwide.E-bikes have become popular in Europe and are now viewed as an alternative to cars, according to the New York Times.
Tampa is outfitting a fleet of 1,600 privately owned vehicles with technology that will communicate with roadways and other cars in order to receive various warnings and alerts about roadway conditions, speed limit changes, dangers and more. The project also will connect 10 buses in the area to communicate with traffic signals, which will then prioritize the buses’ movements so they can stay on schedule.
Dreamit Health alum Somatix is a data analytics software company and creator of the Somatix BMD (Body Motion Data) Management platform. Today, they announced the results of a pilot study testing SmokeBeat, the company’s smoking cessation monitoring solution. The results were published by Oxford University Press’ peer-reviewed journal, “Nicotine and Tobacco Research.”