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Episode 6  |  30:24 min

Episode 6 - When Tech Trends and Entrepreneurship Intersect with JS Cournoyer of Real Ventures

Episode 6  |  30:24 min  |  11.25.2019

Episode 6 - When Tech Trends and Entrepreneurship Intersect with JS Cournoyer of Real Ventures

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This is a podcast episode titled, Episode 6 - When Tech Trends and Entrepreneurship Intersect with JS Cournoyer of Real Ventures. The summary for this episode is: <p>If you want to get deep insights into what's happening in tech, sometimes the best way to learn is by talking to VCs. In this episode of the <a href="https://georgianpartners.com/podcast" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Georgian Impact Podcast</a>, Jon Prial chats to JS Cournoyer, general partner at RealVentures about the firm's fund and its approach to a variety of tech trends, including big data, <a title= "Georgian Partners Artificial Intelligence" href= "https://georgianpartners.com/investment-thesis-areas/applied-artificial-intelligence/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">artificial intelligence</a>, and machine learning. Find out where the industry is headed directly from someone with his finger on the pulse.</p> <p><strong>You'll hear about:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The origins of Real Ventures (0:53)</li> <li>How Real Ventures supports its portfolio companies (5:24)</li> <li>The tech trends affecting today’s startups (8:32)</li> <li>How machine learning is relevant for startups (9:10)</li> <li>Acquiring talent to do machine learning well (14:04)</li> <li>How the security equation is changing for young companies (19:28)</li> </ul>

If you want to get deep insights into what's happening in tech, sometimes the best way to learn is by talking to VCs. In this episode of the Georgian Impact Podcast, Jon Prial chats to JS Cournoyer, general partner at RealVentures about the firm's fund and its approach to a variety of tech trends, including big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Find out where the industry is headed directly from someone with his finger on the pulse.

You'll hear about:

  • The origins of Real Ventures (0:53)
  • How Real Ventures supports its portfolio companies (5:24)
  • The tech trends affecting today’s startups (8:32)
  • How machine learning is relevant for startups (9:10)
  • Acquiring talent to do machine learning well (14:04)
  • How the security equation is changing for young companies (19:28)

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