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AI Regulation is Coming to a Town Near You

AI Regulation is Coming to a Town Near You

From our participation at the World Economic Forum earlier in the year, Omega Venture Partners has maintained an ongoing dialogue with high-level policy makers across the European Union.  The hottest topic on our EU friends’ agenda lately, other than Brexit, has to do with the regulatory landscape relating to Artificial Intelligence. We commend the EU…

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China’s AI Talent Retention Problem

China’s AI Talent Retention Problem

A series of recent reports show that the number of Chinese AI researchers has increased 10X over the last decade.  What these reports don’t always note is that the majority of them live outside China, mostly in the United States.     Big Ambitions China has been implementing a concerted effort to grow into a…

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Omega’s John Seely Brown Delivers Keynote at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Omega’s John Seely Brown Delivers Keynote at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Omega’s John Seely Brown addressed graduating seniors during the Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) 134th annual commencement ceremony. Dr. Brown has been a Board Member of some of the world’s largest corporations — Amazon, Polycom, In-Q-Tel, and Corning .  Dr. Brown previously spent more than two decades at Xerox Corporation in Palo Alto as Managing Director…

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Insights from Artificial Intelligence (AI) Use Cases

Insights from Artificial Intelligence (AI) Use Cases

Artificial intelligence (Al) stands out as a transformational technology of our digital age. Questions about what it is, what it can already do-and what it has the potential to become cut across technology, psychology, politics, economics, science fiction, law, and ethics. The technologies underpinning Al continue to move forward, enabling applications from facial recognition in…

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Turning Data Into Actionable Insights and Some Companies to Watch

Turning Data Into Actionable Insights and Some Companies to Watch

The massive volumes of information generated and used for decision making in business today fuel the booming business of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled applications. Software companies exploiting Artificial Intelligence help businesses achieve valuable insights in many areas. This includes in-depth customer research, product development, cost management and competitive analysis.  Applied AI also…

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Omega Venture Partners at the World Economic Forum, Davos 2019

Omega Venture Partners at the World Economic Forum, Davos 2019

Omega Venture Partners at Davos 2019 Join Omega Venture Partners in Davos as we share the stage with global business and government leaders from January  22-25, 2019, ringing in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The World Economic Forum has called Artificial Intelligence the “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” comparing it to Thomas Edison’s harnessing of electricity: a breakthrough technology on…

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Q&A with Omega Venture Partners: What We Look For in AI Startups

Q&A with Omega Venture Partners: What We Look For in AI Startups

Q. How do you define Artificial Intelligence? A: We view Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI / ML or just AI) as a powerful enabler and source of unfair advantage, which has reached an inflection point. Our focus is on backing high-growth business software companies that are leveraging AI to deliver superior solutions across large…

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