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

Funny Natural Language

There's no doubt that the world has made significant progress having machines learn how to speak, generate, learn, process, and understand natural language. Modern artificial intelligence and deep [...]

Tractable Understanding of the World Using AI + NLP

Using AI and natural language processing (NLP) by itself isn't enough to analyze the world's data daily. At some point, humans need to consume and act on the information and insights provided. [...]

Working From Home Status Quo and Etiquette

25 years ago the Apache Software Foundation, the loosely coupled group of endeavoring engineers who developed and popularized 95% or more of the technologies that are used in the day to day [...]

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, [...]