90% of all the information humanity has ever created was generated in only the last two years. This rate is only increasing which is why data continues to dominate our investment interests. We believe there is incredible value in the companies that are either creating unique data sets or are leveraging processed data to create innovative businesses. These are the companies we think that will fundamentally change both how we interact with the world and how we understand ourselves.
Linus Liang discusses the history of his previous company, the challenges the team faced, and why they realized big data was the only way to achieve the greatest social impact. While Embrace’s technology has already saved the lives of over 150,000 babies in 11 different countries, there is still a lot of work to be done. Linus outlines Embrace’s newest initiative, Embrace Angel, an upcoming ecosystem that combines human-centered design, sensors, and big data analytics to empower mothers to keep babies healthy. Click for link >
Mobile and cloud computing have completely changed the business of moving goods and people from Point A to Point B. Though the early household names are now close to maturity, the road for mobility and logistics transformation has a long way to go yet.