Language Learning: Language learning has huge potential in emerging markets like India, China, South-east Asia, Africa, etc, where aspiration and need to learn English is very high as it is directly liked to the employment opportunities, pay scale and quality of life. Language fluency encompasses four key skills-- reading, writing, speaking and listening-- and technology … Continue reading Language Learning Investment and Impact Landscape
I learned some really interesting pieces about product companies - how to optimize your product-market fit? can it be improved? is it constant? can you even measure it? Yes, you can measure and you can optimize it and it's a never-ending process. Some key takeaways: 0. Companies that struggled to find growth almost always had … Continue reading Product/Market Fit Score?
So what’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) to start with, AI is a constellation of technologies—from machine learning to natural language processing—that allows machines to sense, comprehend, act and learn. AI is not a new concept, in simple terms AI is something a computer can’t do at present but will be able to do in the future … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and Future of work?
It’s a tough topic for me to write as some might find it contentious. No, I am not going to share my perspective on AI and the future of work in this write-up, but share around being human, empathetic and humane in the 21st century. In the education and employability space, we discuss a lot … Continue reading Future of Jobs in no animal' exploitation world
I like the message behind this TED talk by Douglas Rushkoff about 'humane' technology and how are we focusing on being technology first than human first. It's a good reflection on me being in impact investing, investing in future of work and future of learning. Is being human in this digital age is unsexy? What … Continue reading Humane Technology?
"Technology changes but the people remain the same." I found this presentation by Andrew Chen, from Andreessen Horowitz very fascinating and still very grounded. While evaluating and looking at consumer tech companies, I think these are three core investing parameters to consider: new platforms hitting the scale existing consumer behavior "slingshot" opportunities to scale Areas … Continue reading Investments in Consumer Tech