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COVID19 and Venture Capital

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Venture Capital market analysis from the Great Recession to COVID19 When analyzing a startup, especially the ones at early-stage, investors focus on three main factors: team, market and product. Times of crisis don’t make an...
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Anomaly Detection Use Case: Credit Card fraud detection

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The fraudster’s greatest liability is the certainty that the fraud is too clever to be detected. — Louis J. Freeh The fact is that fraudulent transactions are rare; they represent a diminutive fraction of activity...
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Artificial Intelligence and the new frontiers of “brainsourcing”

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Towards the technological singularity? Alan Turing, father of Artificial Intelligence, already in 1937 asked himself: «but can machines think?». The phenomenon of AI, which is nothing more than the simulation of human intelligence through computer systems,...
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For Investors, Property Tech Goes Far Beyond a Smart Home

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At first listen, the term “property tech” seems to fit comfortably within the context of ultra-luxurious modernism. We picture something at home within sleek glass-and-metal walls and minimalist design. We imagine an AI-powered abode...
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Internet of Things and Clusit Report (part II)

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There are basically five sectors that will benefit most, in terms of competitiveness, from IoT technology: - Industrial IoT (manufacturing, with predictive technologies to improve production; agriculture; mining; energy and smart grid; smart cities); - Commercial...
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Demo Data vs. Mocking Data

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How to demonstrate complex products without empty states Imagine you’re managing a complex digital product that has quite a few customers and a lot of features. Your users can input different kinds of data into...
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How do Regression Trees Work?

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Previously we spoke about decision trees and how they could be used in classification problems. Now we shift our focus onto regression trees. Regression trees are different in that they aim to predict an...
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AI and recents GDPR compliant regulations

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The algorithm is that set of rules to follow in the resolution of calculations, of computer type, that is a sequence of steps, to solve a specific problem; through them, you can instruct a...
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Patient Data & Privacy: An Update

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Medical entities are tasked with handling a patient’s diagnosis and subsequent treatment with the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality. Complying with current healthcare regulations is crucial to maintain a patient’s trust and protect the healthcare...
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A Lesson Doctors Must Learn From Lawyers!

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The contemporary world is in the midst of technological upheaval. Millennials' reliance on the tech industry is overwhelmingly liberating to those doubling down on technocrats. The latter sets up the best environment for corporate...
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Alternative Data Analysis – RS Metrics MetalSignals

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Alternative data is now being hailed as the new oil. These data sets give a unique and timely view of the market and various industries. They provide valuable insights and help us predict events...
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How to Code an Algorithmic Trading Strategy in 25 Minutes

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With the rise of Machine Learning and Data Scraping, technical skills have become a necessity for those who want to make a living in the finance industry. Algorithmic Trading is a perfect skill to pick...
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Alternative Data is the Key to Investor Success

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Today’s hedge fund managers and analysts are increasingly shifting their gaze toward alternative data as a linchpin asset to drive investment decisions. In fact, seventy-eight percent of hedge funds are currently using or are...
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Why Every Organization Needs a Data Analyst

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There is so much hype around the data scientist role these days that when a company needs a specialist to get some insights from data, the first idea is to look for a data...
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Guide to Using Free Alternative Datasets to find Trading Ideas

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Alternative Datasets Traditional metrics used when making investing decisions while broad, tend to come from the same set of data points: Financial metrics, Business Operations, Competitor Performance, etc. Alternative data extends the definition of data...
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Hacking Disease and Death

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To address urgent global challenges over the next fifteen years, the United Nations began implementing a transformative plan of action by releasing its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This plan is based on 17 specific...
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When to Sell Stocks? – A Data Driven Approach

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Who doesn’t want to get rich quick? If you’ve ever even dabbled in stock trade in the hopes of making quick money, you’ll know it’s no walk in the park. The stock market seems...
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How Web Scraping and Data analysis can Help to Grow Your Business?

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You’ve probably heard how data analysis is impacting our lives. It is much easier for Businesses and Enterprises to analyze their customers’ behaviors and market demands with valuable data in hands. Wal-Mart, in order to...
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Linear Discriminant Analysis in the Financial Market

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When it comes to finance, every investor wants to make sure they are putting their money in the right places. The last thing they need is having one of their debtors or investments go...
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Demystifying the Correlation Matrix

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Correlation and the correlation matrix are two terms that you will often come across in statistics, probability theory or Machine Learning.  The notations, formulae and numbers involved may seem overwhelming at first. But once...