The tech press can make it seem like the most important people in the industry are those with “founder” or “chief” in their job titles.
But the truth is, the people who really make the tech industry tick aren’t the CEOs. TechCrunch TV is thrilled to launch a new series called Inside Jobs dedicated to giving in-depth looks at the key people beyond the C-suite, to… Read More
Senior Facebook, Netflix Scientist Joins Identified To Help It Fix Professional Search, Take On LinkedIn
This summer, Identified pulled back the curtain on a new artificial intelligence technology, called “SYMAN,” which it developed to help organize and clean the swaths of unstructured professional data that today lives on the Web. In doing so, the startup moved away from its original focus — a kind of Facebook data-driven “Klout score for professionals” —… Read More
RelateIQ Launches With $29M From Formation 8, Dustin Moskovitz And More To Be Your Next-Gen Relationship Manager
Last summer, word started to trickle out about a young, stealth startup called RelateIQ that was rumored to be one of the more ambitious players among the new (and expanding) class of Big Data startups. Adam Evans and Steve Loughlin had founded RelateIQ the summer before to tackle some enduring problems in the way we manage our professional relationships — the same ones that led to the… Read More
Editor’s note: John De Goes is co-founder and CEO of Precog, an analytics platform for developers. These days, you don’t have to look hard to find big data. If you’re like many companies I talk to, you’re sitting atop an ever-growing mountain of data, scratching your head and wondering, “OK, I’ve got big data. Now what do I do?” Read More