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Sharing Brainpower is In. Splendid Isolation is Out.

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CONNECT YOUR CAREER WITH THE COLLABORATIVE ECO-SYSTEMS OF THE FUTURE: IT’S FIT OR FAIL! Once upon a time, especially in the West, the idea took hold that the most exciting innovations were born in garages inhabited...
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Attaining Sustainable Development Goals – Thanks to Artificial Intelligence

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Sustainable Development Goals are set to be achieved at a global level with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms. The emergence and evolution of innovative algorithms of artificial intelligence have a huge...
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Why We Invested In RapidDeploy

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Morpheus Ventures in the series B of RapidDeploy which provides a unified public safety workflow, reducing emergency response time (sample articles: official press release, TechCrunch). We had invested...
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Five Common Obstacles in AI Adoption

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is making inroads into growing number of industries at every size and scale. Enterprise are reaping the benefits of AI implementation, whether moderately or significantly, in various business functions. International Data...
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Why We Invested In Teiko — Mapping Immune Profiles To Improve Clinical Outcomes

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Excited to announce our seed investment in Teiko.bio, which calculates an immune fingerprint for each person. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in mature seed, typically when there is...
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Deep Tech Dive #6 | Jai Malik General Partner of Countdown Capital

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Building with Machine Ethics For this week’s Deep Tech Dive I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jai Malik, General Partner of Countdown Capital. Countdown Capital is a Deep Tech VC firm focused on investing and...
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How Blockchain and Other Technologies End Poverty?

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"End Poverty in All Its Forms Everywhere" is the first of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals set up by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. Poverty is intended to...
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Are You Putting Digital Lipstick on Your Legacy Pig?

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There’s more to building a digital company than using the word ‘digital’. How about this for the most boring opening sentence ever? “Last week I joined an event for insurance professionals talking about the challenge...
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Making Sense Of Tokenizing Tickets As NFTs

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Before you can attend and enter a venue for a concert, exhibit, movies, sports, theater, conference or special events, you need a ticket. The Digital Age has made it easier to purchase tickets online....
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You Won’t Believe The Science of a Starship Landing!

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Last December, Elon Musk the billionaire founder of SpaceX said that the company is planning on catching their new Super Heavy Booster in mid-flight during landing. His aim is to reduce the vehicle downtime...
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Electric Airplanes Are Coming

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Air travel accounts for 2% of global CO2 emissions, and that share is expected to rise to 12–27% by 2050 if no action is taken. In our previous article about transforming transport to low...
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Why Data-Driven and Technical Marketing Outperforms Traditional Social Media Marketing

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When brands consider how to best utilize their marketing budget, many tend to overestimate the influence of social media. While social media can have a sizable benefit towards brand awareness, if marketing efforts cover...
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Can Synthetic Data Solve Our Data Bias and Privacy Problems?

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Nicolai Baldin, founder and CEO of Synthesized.io, talks about the future of sharing data and the power of synthetic data. Synthetic data is a new solution for data sharing needs that’s secure and easier...
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AI Regulation: A European Approach to the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

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Renowned technology strategist Clara Durodié discusses the European Union’s proposed new ethics regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The ethics of artificial intelligence have been subject to debate for decades. But with AI tools...
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Whats so nifty about NFTs?

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What the F Is an NFT? A Blockchain Expert Breaks It Down Blockchain expert Lamont Black and Dara Tarkowski discuss non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and their legal and regulatory implications. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the hottest...
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Why Massive Fictional Universes Are the Future of Film and Television

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The Emmy nominations were only recently announced, but a winner has already been announced: comic book adaptations. But it’s more than that, with WandaVision’s success this year (at 23 nominations, it’s 1 behind co-leaders The Crown and The Mandalorian),...
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A Failing Startup? 5 Best Practices

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We often talk about what to do for your startup to succeed. But what to do when you have to call it a day? This post is focused on 5 best practices for winding...
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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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Decentralization Is The Future of Social Media

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People are tired of unelected social media corporation leaders restricting their freedoms The world is constantly changing, two decades ago you can’t imagine calling a friend halfway around the world in a second or less....
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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...