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so agree — AI is a technology, doesn’t solve problems, should be ambient and embedded in all software
great data, as a wise VC once told me, “VCs on a board are like margaritas. 1 is not enough, 3 is too many, 2 is just right”
integration is key
not enough intelligence yet, need next gen systems like Catalytic, deepcurrent, and fortressiq to bring this to next level
having too much money for any startup and inexperienced teams is a recipe for disaster, that is why VCs invest in seed rounds and then larger rounds based on success.
being a slave to quarterly earnings can dramatically impact a big company’s ability to innovate
great point — i see that too and wrote about it here: http://www.beyondvc.com/2017/03/apps-sell-infrastructure.html
thanks Neville Spiteri — been great partnering with you at greenplum and wevr!
many entrepreneurs forget this step — need to have a goal of success