Radical Reads: Software robots are empowering the enterprise

Adithya Sreekumar, Investor     .    Photo credit: Sixty Marketing Last week, UiPath, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, listed on the New York Stock Exchange in one of the largest software IPOs in history. RPA software helps companies automate highly repetitive processes without replacing legacy systems. Standalone RPA software can take […]

Radical Reads: Can you hear me now?

Daniel Mulet, Investor     .    Photo credit: Jason Rosewell, Unsplash Last week Microsoft announced a $16Bn acquisition of Nuance Communications, a company with a wide variety of products including AI speech technology. This will be Microsoft’s second largest acquisition after purchasing Linkedin for $24Bn in 2016, and a complement to their Microsoft Cloud for […]

Radical Reads: Unlocking AI for healthcare

Sanjana Basu, Investor     .    Photo credit: mHealth Intelligence Last week marked a major step towards making digital health information available at scale. The much awaited information blocking rules, issued by the US Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), came into effect, enforcing measures that prevent networks from choking off access […]

Radical Reads: AI and the Next Pandemic

Leah Morris, Associate     .    Photo credit: Ivan Diaz, Unsplash AI has the potential to play an important role in supporting public health efforts in the event of a future pandemic. Last week, Dr. Marzyeh Ghassemi (University of Toronto Professor and a Scientific Advisor at Radical Ventures) discussed AI’s important role in combatting the […]