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

Google's TPU Pods are Breaking Records — And We Aren't Surprised

Google recently announced that it set three performance records in the latest MLPerf benchmark consortium (maximum likelihood performance inference for the uninitiated). MLPerf v0.6 results are [...]

[Whitepaper] Using AI-Processed News Datasets to Perform Predictive Analytics

Making sense of massive amounts of unstructured data from news and other sources is complicated, but AI can be leveraged to process large datasets to make intelligent predictions. 

In this [...]

Time Well Spent: How Executives Spend Their Time According to News Announcements

Bitvore looks at virtually all of the world’s English news content every single day. In order to understand it, we oftentimes break it down into smaller slices aligned with certain issues.  For [...]

When Business Happens: It’s a Numbers Game

Bitvore has several years of data for the corporate market.  In 2017, we started collecting on a large-scale in earnest. As we’ve expanded our coverage by adding companies and backfilling data, [...]

A Computer Says What? Experimenting with Synthetic Text Generation

Recently, a group of machine learning researchers trained and documented a state-of-the-art natural language generation system that performed so well on many language modeling benchmarks, that [...]

Closing Time: What's in Store in 2019

Lauren Thomas’ March article on store closings states that so far in 2019, more than 5,000 stores have closed their doors. Gap, Victoria Secret, J.C. Penny, Tesla, and Abercrombie & Fitch are just [...]

What Will 2019 Look Like for Cybersecurity Mergers and Acquisitions?

Cybersecurity is an amorphous field. There is no shortage of predictions for what it will look like 5-10 years from now. Some analysis includes wild speculation of a cybersecurity arms race, [...]

Who is really adopting AI in their industry?

Bitvore looks at which industries are adopting AI, how many projects are being worked on, and how well they are performing.

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 [...]