AI is all the rage in tech circles, and the press is awash in tales of AI entrepreneurs striking it rich after being acquired by one of the giants. As always, the realities of building a startup are different, and the path to success requires not just technical prowess but also thoughtful market positioning and business excellence.
In a talk of interest to anyone building or implementing an AI product, Matt Turck and Peter Brodsky leverage hundreds of conversations with AI (and big data) founders and hard-learned lessons building companies from the ground up to highlight successful strategies and tactics.
Successful data acquisition strategies
Data network effects
Competing with the giants
A pragmatic approach to building an AI team
Why social engineering is just as important to success as groundbreaking AI technology