Ed: I get a lot of pitches and very few products impress me but this app is so cool
Startup Name: Photolemur
Tagline: Photo Enhancement on Autopilot
Elevator Pitch: Photolemur is the world’s first fully automatic photo enhancement solution, specially tailored for regular people with little-to-no knowledge of photo editing. It helps to make any photo much better through a user-friendly interface, with the help of unique technology. It is the next generation artificial intelligence that automatically performs complex image improvements, which traditionally require manual control, human involvement & time.
Photolemur analyzes millions of pixels per [...]
Commercial innovation in the 21st century is very focused on IT engineering and much less so on science. By way of example, I would suggest that over 90% of Silicon Valley’s investments over the last decade have gone into IT start-ups. At the moment, science is considered very ‘20th century’ in the tech investment world. The reason is that the comparative financial rewards for investments in IT are much higher, and with lower risks. It will take some time before this equation changes – we have a mountain of IT opportunities to work through and it will take decades before science once again becomes a primary focus of tech investment.
The comparative problem with a science [...]
The Australian Federal Government’s ‘National Innovation and Science Agenda’ was hosting the school theme of ‘Drones, Droids and Robots’ last month. The aim of this theme is to ‘embrace [in schools] … real-world application of autonomous technologies in areas including agriculture, mining, manufacturing, medicine and space and deep ocean exploration’.
A robot is pretty much any device that automatically performs physical tasks, sometime repetitively. The border between machines and robots can be quite fuzzy but we can say this; all robots are machines but not all machines are robots. Generally speaking robots include very high levels of computer control, many sensors and in [...]
Ed: I love this product, I first used it about 2 years ago and it was pretty good then and even better now.
Startup Name: NinjaMock
Ninjamock is a free mockup and wireframe design tool for mobile app’s and web pages. We help creative people bring their ideas to market – fast.
We want to change the way you design your mobile app’s and web pages.
Create, share and test your mockups and ideas with NinjaMock.
Users just love us. Already hundreds of thousands of projects have been created and shared in NinjaMock.
How will you make money? With the free version you have all our features. Your 3 projects are public and [...]
Create online quizzes, assessments and more – no tech skill needed!
Elevator Pitch: Jeff Mason has been establishing – and then running – the marketing function for software start-ups for close to 20 years.
Prior to founding Decisionaire, Jeff served as Vice President of Marketing for Social Solutions – helping to establish the company as the recognized leader, and authority, on nonprofit performance management. In 2014, Social Solutions was acquired by Vista Equity Partners.
Before Social Solutions, Jeff co-founded Artifact Software and was a member of Sequoia [...]