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Data Science to Startup
September 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thinking of using your data science experience to found a startup? Hear from those who have done the same – from PhDs or jobs in data science, machine learning and natural language processing, to building a product and raising their first investment.
Marc Sloan, co-founder and CEO of Context Scout
Marc previously worked at Microsoft Research and has a PhD in Computer Science, focusing on probabilistic modeling in dynamic information retrieval. He founded Context Scout, a research-led software company developing new information retrieval and machine learning based approaches for web search, automated professional assistance, and task based information retrieval.
Dr Danica Damljanovic
Danica is an artificial intelligence and natural language processing expert, who started her career as a software engineer. Having previously developed a number of products, Danica is joining Entrepreneur First’s 7th cohort to found her next venture.
Prior to founding Chattermill, Dmitry worked as a data analyst and research executive. He co-founded Chattermill in 2015 at Entrepreneur First to enable companies to make more customer-centric decisions. Chattermill applies artificial neural networks to customer feedback, learning from customer data. They’ve worked with Moo, Nutmeg, HelloFresh and Simply Business to help them deliver amazing customer experience at scale.
Entrepreneur First supports engineers and computer scientists to build world-class tech companies from scratch.