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10 Business Books in this Entrepreneurs Survival Guide

Being an entrepreneur isn’t a career choice, it’s a calling. And this means that it’s a very personal experience. There are countless experts and …

These 10 Epic Hiking Spots In Pennsylvania Are Out Of This World

Hawk Mountain has many look-out points that offer dramatic views of the surrounding land. During migratory season, hundreds of hawks can be seen …

I've Got A Secret: How To Make Millions From A Failed Venture

The anonymous social networking app Secret shut its doors recently, but the founders made off like bandits. Of course, they didn’t literally steal other peoples’ money, but their exit could be perceived as a sophisticated form of highway robbery.<p>Secret founders Chrys Bader and David Byttow …

Venture Capital

Credit Unions Seek Better AML Technology: Celent

A new report from Boston-based research firm Celent looked at how continuously evolving regulations, coupled with recent instances of money …

Discover To Beef Up Its Anti-Money Laundering Procedures Under Fed Pact

Discover Financial Services disclosed Thursday that it will enhance its company-wide anti-money laundering procedures under an agreement it signed …

How Much Money Successful Companies Started With

5 Clever Ways to Raise Money for Your Startup Without Making an Investor Pitch

Tom Walker, CEO, author, and angel investor shares a few skillful ways startups can raise funds without having to pitch to investors.<p>"Fundraising is going to be the death of me!"<p>That's how I've felt, oh, perhaps 10 times throughout my journey to date as a serial entrepreneur.<p>Any entrepreneur will …

Startups
Venture Capital

3 characteristics of a data scientist

The data scientist.<p>Has there ever been so much interest and demand in a job title?<p>Confusion, too. Who are these data scientists? What do they do? …

Top 10 Most-Funded Big Data Startups April 2015

These are the top ten most-funded startups in the big data space:<p>Cloudera $1040 Million Hadoop-based software, services and training<p>Palantir …

Venture Capital

Data Science in Today's Marketplace

In the video presentation below, Charles Martin, Chief Scientist at Calculation Consulting, spoke to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. …

How to Browse Deep Web on iPhone and iPad using Tor Browser?

Share Email Comments<p>In this tutorial, you will learn, “What is Deep/Hidden/Encrypted Web?”, “How to use Tor Browser?”, “<b>How to Browse Deep Web on</b> …

IBM's new services zero in on fraud, financial crime

The tech giant announces the creation of services to help corporations use big data in the battle against white-collar crime.<p>IBM has introduced new software and services to help organizations use big data to address financial losses caused by fraud.<p>The Armonk, N.Y.-based firm says that $3.5 …

Big Data

Data Science – The New Monetization Model for Analytics Industry

<i>“Data Scientist is the sexiest job of the 21st century”</i> – Harvard Business Review<p>“<i>140,000 to 190,000 unfilled data scientist positions by 2018</i>“ – …

A Statistical View of Deep Learning (IV): Recurrent Nets and Dynamical Systems

Recurrent neural networks (RNNs) are now established as one of the key tools in the machine learning toolbox for handling large-scale sequence data. …

Deep Learning

The Case for Crafting a Big Data Plan

There’s a growing appreciation among executives that the returns from big data are real indeed. But that doesn’t make moving forward any easier. The investment, both in dollars and management commitment, can be large. CIOs stress the need to entirely remake data architecture and applications. …

Big Data: The Management Revolution

Artwork: Tamar Cohen, Happy Motoring, 2010, silk screen on vintage road map, 26″ x 18″<p><i>“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”</i><p>There’s much wisdom in that saying, which has been attributed to both W. Edwards Deming and Peter Drucker, and it explains why the recent explosion of digital data is so …

7 key skills required for Machine Learning jobs - Big Data Made Simple - One source. Many perspectives.

Machine Learning is usually associated with artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to do certain tasks, such as …

7 Metrics All Entrepreneurs Must Track | Inc.com

When you're running a startup, there's a seemingly-endless list of things you've got to keep track of. But while metrics are important to all founders, the challenge becomes separating out the numbers that are truly important from the other 100 things you could track.<p>Here are seven metrics that …

Product Management

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Writing a business plan may sound difficult and dull -- and by “may,” we mean “definitely” -- but it doesn’t have to be. Yes, we know you’re eager to dive right in on that world-changing business idea, but having your strategy on paper is critical.<p>In many ways, your business plan can act as a map …

Small Business

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up community is massive and supportive. It's 100% true that living in a hotbed of creativity and …

Entrepreneurship

Announcing: Introduction to Data Science video course

(This article was first published on <b>Win-Vector Blog » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Win-Vector LLC’s Nina Zumel and John Mount are proud to …

Data Science

How to Manage Equity in Your Startup | Inc.com

While the majority of your focus should be spent strengthening and growing your business, you also need to focus on equity. This is especially true as your startup matures and you begin bringing on investors.<p><b>Think Like an Investor</b><p>When building a startup, you have to think like an investor. In order …

Small Business