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Seeking Innovators for the StartupHPC Workshop at SC16

In this special guest feature, Cydney Ewald Stevens writes that Salt Lake City will soon host the return of the SC conference along with the third annual StartupHPC Workshop. “People come together at StartupHPC to learn from each other,” said founder Shahin Khan. “These are all leaders in their own right. From successful CxO’ and serial entrepreneurs to industry influencers these leaders come together each year to impart their wisdoms and experiences, share their own ‘journeys’ and help others prosper as a result.”

Parallware Selected for SC16 Emerging Technologies Showcase

Today European software startup Appentra announced that its Parallware technology for guided parallelization has been selected to be part of the SC16 Emerging Technologies Showcase. “As a technology with the potential to influence computing and society as a whole, Parallware is novel LLVM-Based Software Technology for Classification of Scientific Codes to Assist in Parallelization with OpenMP and OpenACC.”

StartupHPC at SC16 Announces Keynote Speakers

The StartupHPC Conference has announced their keynotes speakers for their upcoming meeting at SC16. Now in its third year, the event takes place Nov. 13 at the Grand America in Salt Lake City. “StartupHPC-16 speakers represent a very distinguised group of experts the combine entrepreneurship, technology depth, and market insight.”

STEM IP – Advancing HPC, Industry & Society

“When it comes to commercialization of promising IP, HPC punches below its weight. That, we can and should change. Where does the HPC community get training on entrepreneurship? How do you become an entrepreneur? Does it have to be in your blood, or can you actually learn how to do it? It turns out you can learn most of it, and in the process (since nobody is excellent at everything), you also learn how to surround yourself with others who are good at other necessary things.”

Peter ffoulkes Joins OrionX Consulting

Pioneering a new consulting services model for strategy, marketing, and PR, OrionX today announced the appointment of Peter ffoulkes as Partner based in San Francisco. Mr. ffoulkes was most recently Research Director for Cloud Computing and Enterprise Platforms at 451 Research.

Video: BitFusion Aims at Supercomputing for the Masses

In this video from TechCrunch Disrupt 2015, Subbu Rama from Bitfusion describes how the company delivers powerful hardware acceleration technologies to boost application performance.

HPC News with Snark for the Week of Jan. 12, 2015

The news has started to pile up this post-Holiday Season, so here is the HPC News with Snark for Friday, January 16, 2014. We’ve got podcasts on everything form self-driving cars to Data Breaches resulting from North Korean satire films. There’s even some big financial surprises from Intel.

BigBoards Rolls Out Desktop Hadoop Development Platform

A Startup called BigBoards has launched a fascinating new product called the HEX, a desktop Hadoop cluster for learning Big Data analytics.

Radio Free HPC Previews the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team previews the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14. “Does your Startup have ties to High Performance Computing? SC14 will be in New Orleans this year, and we are holding our first meetup on Nov 17th in New Orleans. Please come, meet like minded people, listen to industry notables, and kick off StartupHPC as a support community.”

StartupHPC Meetup at SC14 Beefs Up Agenda

AMD’s Karl Freund and UberCloud’s Wolfgang Gentzsch will be featured speakers at the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14 in New Orleans.