Greg Bolcer, CDO Bitvore

Greg is a serial entrepreneur who has founded three angel and VC-funded companies. He's been involved at an early stage or as an advisor to at least half a dozen more. Greg has a PhD and BS in Information and Computer Sciences from UC Irvine and a MS from USC.
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Recent Posts

Why Bond Trading Should Involve Equal Parts AI and Qualitative Analysis

Not long ago, I read an article by MIT Technology Review titled "A virtual assistant called Abbie is picking the best bonds for traders to buy or sell" about one firm's new virtual assistant (bot) [...]

A Deeper Dive on How "Blacklisting" Leads to Cleaner News Results

During the first 15 days of 2019, we blacklisted 35,102,894 items from ingestion into our system. That puts us on pace to surpass last year's number of 840 million individual pieces of content [...]

Save Time and Your Sanity by Using Machine Learning to Curate Business News for You

There's a more intelligent way to capture critical business news that you depend on in your job. Keeping your whole team well-informed, up-to-date, and on the same page with critical information [...]

More on Data 'Signals' and How They Can Benefit You

Bitvore has a complex and exhaustive system for identifying critical information in news. We look at 1M or more individual news stories per day and analyze them with our battery of AI models, [...]

Death, Taxes and ... Data

Recently, a friend added to a well-known phrase by saying that there's nothing certain in this world except death, taxes ... and data. The intersection of taxes and big data is a topic we take [...]

Which Economic Sectors Generate the Most News with Financial Impact?

 

During a typical month, we analyze between 8-10 million news articles at Bitvore. Many are nearly identical duplicates. An even larger quantity contains repetitive news simply put out by [...]

Uncovering Investment Opportunities by Analyzing City Population and Debt Level

One warning sign we look for when analyzing municipal bond data is the total debt of a city in relation to its total population. Most of our customers don't find small cities with a small amount [...]

What Does the End of Q4 Mean For News?

Every end of month and every end of quarter, we get a spike of critical business information.  Take a look at the hour-by-hour breakdown of the end of Q2, July 31st, 2018.

The Lesson In Data Science Experiments That Don't Go as Planned

Sometimes data science isn't the easiest thing in the world.  For some projects, just getting the data to the point it can be analyzed can take hours, days, weeks, or months.  Imagine the [...]

Using Artificial Intelligence for News Topic Observations

At Bitvore, we do a lot of rule-based, statistical, and artificial intelligence/deep learning, natural language processing on news articles. We've processed over a billion individual news articles [...]