Points of View

Healthcare is perhaps the most important sector in the U.S. economy. It is the largest: close to $4 trillion per year is spent on healthcare in the United States. It employs more people than any other industry, accounting for 11% of all American jobs. Nearly one quarter of all U.S. government spending is on healthcare.

The Internet is buzzing about GPT-3, OpenAI's newest AI language model.

GPT-3 is the most powerful language model ever built. This is due more than anything to its size: the model has a whopping 175 billion parameters. To put that figure into perspective, its predecessor model GPT-2—which was considered state-of-the-art and shockingly massive when it was released last year—had 1.5 billion parameters.

Last month during ESPN’s hit documentary series The Last Dance, State Farm debuted a TV commercial that has become one of the most widely discussed ads in recent memory. It appeared to show footage from 1998 of an ESPN analyst making shockingly accurate predictions about the year 2020.
The semiconductor is the foundational technology of the digital age. It gave Silicon Valley its name. It sits at the heart of the computing revolution that has transformed every facet of society over the past half-century.
Many multi-billion-dollar companies have been built by providing tools to make software development easier and more productive. Venture capitalists like to refer to businesses like these as “pick and shovel” opportunities, a reference to Mark Twain's famous line: “When everyone is looking for gold, it's a good time to be in the pick and shovel business.”
There has been increased hand-wringing across the AI community in recent months about the limitations of deep learning.

News & Press

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KPMG LLP, BitGo, Inc. and Coin Metrics, Inc. launch combined offering including the debut of Coin Metrics' FARUM™ for public blockchain networks
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FDA Authorizes Everlywell's COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC for Direct to Consumer Purchase
RapidSOS raises $85M for a big data platform aimed at emergency responders
Turbonomic Announces 41% YoY Revenue Growth for FY2021
Built In Honors RapidSOS in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places To Work Awards
RapidSOS Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award for Technology That Helps First Responders Save Lives
Kyruus Enables Online Scheduling for COVID-19 Vaccine Visits and Facilitates More Than 100,000 Appointments in the First Month
Everlywell raises $75M from HealthQuest Capital following its recent $175M Series D round
Everlywell Signs Agreement to Distribute FDA-Authorized Rapid Antigen Testing for Organizations and Public Health Agencies
RedHat is acquiring container security company StackRox
Red Hat to Acquire StackRox to Further Expand its Security Leadership
Kyruus and HealthSparq Come Together to Transform Care Navigation Through Novel Payer-Provider Collaboration
Qumulo Cloud Leadership Recognized for Innovation and Excellence
Everlywell Signs Agreement to Distribute Cellex Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test for Organizations and Public Health Agencies
At-Home Health Testing Company Everlywell Raises $175 Million Series D Round At A $1.3 Billion Valuation
Digital-Health Startup Eko to Expand With $65 Million Venture Financing
Scopely raises $340 million at a $3.3 billion valuation as gaming grabs investors’ interest
Nestle USA Acquires Freshly, A Pioneer in Healthy Prepared Meals