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Digital Therapeutics (DTx) And Startups — Where We Are And Where We Are Going?

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Medicine today looks drastically different than it did fifty, even ten years ago. Digital health, biotechnology, continuous sensors, the list goes on. One arena that’s been particularly revolutionized is the management of complex and...
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Is Life Science industry healthy?

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"Shoemaker’s son always goes barefoot" Anyone reading the news about Life Science companies would believe that everything is OK for them, with billions of dollars in revenue and cash on hand. The reality is that industry...
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Fauna’s Off-Chain Data Storage For DApps

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The blockchain landscape has seen tremendous growth due to the emergence of decentralized applications or DApps. These are applications built on top of Layer 1 blockchains like Ethereum, that execute from programmed code called smart contracts. They perform...
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Why We Invested In Sound Health – Personalized Allergy Relief

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Excited to announce our investment in the $2M seed alongside TechU Ventures and Rhythm Ventures into Sound Health, which uses acoustic resonance to provide nasal relief. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon...
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Snap Happy: Why Snapchat is an Underrated Force in the AR Eyewear Market

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The social media and augmented reality leader, Snap Inc, has enjoyed an exceptional 2021 as the company ramps up its AR deployment. However, as the augmented reality market continues to hot up with competitors...
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Why We Invested In Klivo — Chronic Disease Management Platform

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Valor Capital in the R$ 45M ($8M) series A of Klivo which provides a chronic disease management platform, starting with diabetes and Brazil. Tau Ventures is an AI-first...
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What to consider for an IT Vendor Strategy? Wrong choices of today put future...

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The new IT organizations’ mantra is to be agile, disruptive, digital. Responding to that, consulting firms and system integrators have all adjusted their offering with greenfield solutions, NextGen platforms, and awards as best employers...
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Blockchain IoT – Making Them Work Together

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Blockchain has the potential to convert Internet of Things into Internet of Trusted Things. But some challenges need to be addressed for Blockchain IoT to work. Today, the Internet of Things is proliferating at an...
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It is already here! Low Carbon Transport

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Transportation has a significant impact on our climate, around one-third  of the global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are attributed to transportation (2020). To make matters worse, transportation is absolutely vital to economic activities, it...
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Why We Invested In Signos – Weight Loss Built For You

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  Excited to announce the $13M series A led by GV in Signos, which helps you lose weight through continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Tau Ventures had first invested alongside Courtside Ventures and 1984.vc in the...
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Why We Invested In Drip Capital — Financing For Developing Markets

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Excited to announce our investment alongside TI Platform, Sequoia, Accel India, Wing Ventures, Initialized Capital and YC in the $175M series C of Drip Capital which offers trade financing focused on SMEs in developing...
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Fintech Diversity Radar: Tracking Gender Equity Industry-Wide (and Globally)

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Fintech influencer and Findexable advisory board member Angela Yore talks about gender equity in the industry as well as the new Fintech Diversity Radar initiative. Although we know that diversity leads to stronger teams...
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At-Home Testing for COVID-19

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The currently available vaccines do not prevent a person from becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2. They give your immune system an introduction to the virus so that your immune system can respond using both parts:...
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The Quality of Analytics Practice: Making It Happen

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In my previous blog, “Who is looking after the quality of your analytics?”, I talked about what it meant to ensure the quality of analytics work. We readily speak of using analytics to improve...
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GPT-3 writes like a writer, programs like a programmer, and can be … dangerous

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In July 2021, the tech industry commented on GPT-3’s abilities, which amazed both programmers and writing professionals. Their raves on the capabilities of the latest software from Elon Musk’s company mixed with dismay over...
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Facebook and Google Love Stock Buybacks

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They generate huge amounts of free cash flow and use the most of this to reduce their share counts — to great effect on their stock prices. Not too many people realize that both Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB)...
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Digital Health 2.0? The Next Generation Of Startup Business Models

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At Tau Ventures, these are three principles we continue holding as generally true: i) In healthcare typical sales cycle to get a true recurring contract are 9-18 months ii) Once you get a contract it’s hard...
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Sex, Tech and Money: The Rise (and Future) of Sextech

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Healthy Pleasure Group CEO and venture capitalist Dominnique Karetsos discusses what’s new and what’s next in sextech. Sex is a universal fact of life, but sexual health and wellness is still beset by cultural...
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Artificial intelligence: Five stories about algorithms hitting the wall

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Two narratives have changed the perception of AI in recent years. One was that of bewilderment over new opportunities. The other described anxieties over being disempowered by machines and predicted a host of adverse...
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Google, Facebook and Twitter Are Collecting Your Data They Don’t Want You to Know...

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It’s a known fact that social media sites and search engines are collecting your information. However, there are many other places you may not be aware of that collect your information. “At every moment keep...