Startup Notes Podcast

Max Koziolek on what people usually get wrong about AI

“I think there’s a lot of things people get wrong about AI. It is very easy to talk about AI as just the capability to do the same as the human brain does, but that is very different. AI is a part of machine-learning /…/ first there is a machine, which works fundamentally different compared to human brain. You need billions of videos to train AI in order for it to recognize a cat in a video for example, which is something a 3 year old can do very easily. Continue Reading

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Benedetta Arese Lucini on Hyper-Growth at Uber and Being a Woman in the Tech-World

“Both Rocket and Uber are very similar in a way that they are really highly execution focused companies. I think that the most interesting part about these companies is that even if you’re not a developer, you really can have an impact on the business. And that is definitely something both Rocket and Uber have taught me that I’m trying to replicate in Oval Money.” Continue Reading

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Kilian Thalhammer on Positive and Negative Aspects of Selling a Startup to a Big Corporation

 “If I were to start again, I would focus more on the people around me. I think it is more important to have the right team rather than the right topic. I believe that if you have the right team, you can grow a business in more or less every domain. When the team works good together, everyone knows what to do, there isn’t many conflicts, and that is certainly the way to successfully grow anything.”

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