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Shedding New Light on Intelligent Investment Strategies for HPC

When it comes to successfully identifying the likely success of companies, and steering an effective investment strategy, there is one organization that appears to be well ahead of the pack. “The company is WR Hambrecht and the person guiding their analysis and decision-making process utilizing a proprietary software system he developed more than a decade ago is Thomas Thurston, Partner and Chief Technology Officer of WR Hambrecht Ventures.”

Data Scientist Thomas Thurston to speak at HPC User Forum in New Jersey

Venture Capitalist and Data Scientist Thomas Thurston is slated to speak at the upcoming HPC User Forum in Princeton, New Jersey. Thurston will give a talk titled, “Using HPC-enabled AI to Guide Investment Strategies for Finding and Funding Startups.” Thurston will describe how his fund is using technology to gain unique insights into early startups that otherwise disclose little or no public data. His discussion highlights counter-intuitive insights about what is, and what isn’t, predictive of new business success, along with a discussion of current challenges of analyzing potential startup investments and how companies are grappling with the promises and perils of executive decision making in a world of increasingly advanced computing.