Video Category: Innovation
How do we take concepts of AI and bring them into real world scenarios? Dr. Joanna Batstone talks about how IBM are using data for social good, with a focus on health care. By using AI techniques for medical imaging, computers can help with early detection and diagnosis of cancer by inspecting thousands of skin images. In this way, big data has the potential to transform healthcare and make a difference in the lives of everyday Australians.
Anthony Glenning, Investment Director for Starfish Ventures, filmed this video at the Future Summit to give his read on the current state of the Australian venture capital industry. He also tackles the critical issue for Australian entrepreneurs of the stigma of failure. If we are to become a successful nation of innovators, we must lose our fear of failure, Anthony says.
Silicon Valley legend Gregor Freund, CEO of Versal and co-founder of Zone Labs, gives his view on the good and bad of the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem. In this video filmed at the Future Summit, he talks about the narrowing expectations now dominating Silicon Valley start-ups and investors, and the opportunities these open up for Australia.
Australia shouldn’t try to emulate Silicon Valley, and we shouldn’t wait for offshore venture capital to come here, says GrowthPoint Technology Partners Director Kara Frederick in this interview filmed at the 2015 Future Summit. Australia has the talent, it has the capital – we just need to focus strategically, and make long-term investments in our own people and companies.
India’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem has developed to the point now where talent no longer has to go overseas to Silicon Valley to achieve success. In this Future Summit 2015 interview, Earthwise Group founder and CEO, Nitin Dixit – who began his innovation career in Silicon Valley – talks about what Australia can learn from India’s experience as our own entrepreneurial ecosystem matures.
Industry collaboration with research institutions is one of the critical areas where Australia needs to get better, in order to turn innovations into commercially successful ventures. In this short video filmed at the Future Summit, Ian Palmer, Pro Vice-Chancellor Business, RMIT University, talks about the university’s leading approach to industry collaboration, and their focus on growing an entrepreneurial, innovative workforce for the future.