VLAB Panelists Join Forces: John Deere Acquires Blue River Technology

When Blue River Technology co-founder, Jorge Heraud, joined the VLAB AgTech panel in September 2015, little did we know his company would be acquired two years later by the company seated next to them on the stage. Blue River was recently acquired by Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment for $305 [...]

By |2018-01-25T15:55:15+00:00September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAB Panelists Join Forces: John Deere Acquires Blue River Technology

Deep Learning + The Human Genome = Deep Genomics

The human genome project was completed 14 years ago at a cost of approximately $3B.  Today, gene sequencing tests are available to consumers for under $1,000.  As more people are tested, data is available that may forever change the healthcare industry.  Using AI / Deep Learning and genomic data sets, Deep Genomics is ready to [...]

By |2017-06-19T11:11:01+00:00June 19th, 2017|AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning|Comments Off on Deep Learning + The Human Genome = Deep Genomics

Meet the Teenaged Co-Chairs of the Sports Analytics Event

According to Research and Markets analysts, the sports analytics industry is expected to reach 3.97 billion dollars over the next five years. However, controversy is involved: athletes feel concerned about who has the right to their personal data, but many experts have speculated that this data could help determine player salaries and draft. On May [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:13:45+00:00May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet the Teenaged Co-Chairs of the Sports Analytics Event

A Few Quick Facts About Immunotherapy

VISIT OUR EVENT PAGE FOR DETAILS AND TICKETS  Can't make it to Menlo Park?  LIVESTREAM TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE, TOO!  Immunotherapy is getting a lot of attention in the news as rapid research and development are speeding new discoveries to clinical trials and to market.  While most of the focus seems to be on cancer treatment, [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00March 5th, 2017|Biotech, Events|Comments Off on A Few Quick Facts About Immunotherapy

The Vulnerability of IoT: Deep Thoughts from an Expert

The speed of Internet of Things (IoT) adoption is creating opportunities for startups developing IoT security solutions. But at what cost? VLAB Blogger Michelle McIntyre sat down with Ravi Prasad, chair of VLAB’s IoT Security: High Stakes for Billions of Devices event happening Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6-8:30 pm at SRI International Conference Center, to discuss [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00February 21st, 2017|Volunteers|Comments Off on The Vulnerability of IoT: Deep Thoughts from an Expert

Freedom Defined by a Volunteer Event Chair

As an all-volunteer organization, VLAB has the “best of the best” greeting you at events, putting together thought-provoking panels, and working behind the scenes to make it all run smoothly. This week, we caught up with Anshuman Tripathi, Event Chair for  "The Future of Transportation: Freeways or Flyways?" at SRI International on November 15, 2016 [...]

By |2016-11-14T20:10:14+00:00October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized, Volunteers|Comments Off on Freedom Defined by a Volunteer Event Chair

Bilal Zuberi Has Passion for Bold Ideas

We’re thrilled to welcome Bilal Zuberi, Partner at Lux Capital,  to our next event, “AR/VR: Where Virtual and Physical Worlds Converge,” on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.VLAB event. Zuberi is passionate about bold ideas, disruptive innovation, and startups with technically ambitious solutions. As an early-stage investor, Zuberi often leads investments that break new ground and solve [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00October 17th, 2016|Events|Comments Off on Bilal Zuberi Has Passion for Bold Ideas

VLAB Volunteer “Sawe” the Light and Became an Event Chair

As a volunteer run organization, VLAB is lucky to have phenomenal volunteers helping out in every aspect of its operation. This week, we caught up with Anil Sawe, event chair for “Augmented Reality: Where Virtual and Physical Worlds Converge” at SRI International on October 18, about his volunteer experience. Here’s what Anil had to say. [...]

By |2016-10-03T09:46:20+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAB Volunteer “Sawe” the Light and Became an Event Chair

Nathan Yi: Chatbots Event Chair and Volunteer Extraordinaire

As a 100% volunteer organization, VLAB is fortunate to have amazing volunteers helping out across the organization.  This week, we caught up with Nathan Yi, Event Chair for Chatbots: The Machines Are Talking Back, about his volunteer experience. Here's what Nathan had to say: Who is Nathan Yi? I'm a Bay Area native, an average guy doing [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized, VLAB|Comments Off on Nathan Yi: Chatbots Event Chair and Volunteer Extraordinaire

Founder of RegenMed Systems Joins Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth Panel

Daniel Kraft, founder of RegenMed Systems and the Chair of Medicine at Singularity University joins the Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth panel on June 21, 2016. Kraft joins the panel with over 20 years of experience in biomedical research, healthcare innovation, and clinical practice. Kraft holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University, as [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:47:09+00:00June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Founder of RegenMed Systems Joins Launching Longevity: Funding the Fountain of Youth Panel