When Sequoia Capital partners Chris Olsen and Mark Kvamme left Silicon Valley to start their new venture capital firm in Columbus, Ohio, they bet their careers on the idea that the Midwest was one of the biggest overlooked investment opportunities.
Today, there’s still no equivalent of Sand Hill Road in the Midwest. But interest in investing in Midwest startups hasn’t cooled off since Olsen and Kvamme started Drive Capital in 2012. The firm is now on its second, $300 million fund, and has invested in 29 companies to date. Some of the firm’s most well-known investments include...more
Alex Sandro has declared himself committed to Juventus, despite ongoing transfer links with Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester United.
Brazil international Sandro told Italian source La Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t Goal's Chris Burton): "I have always remained focused on my work and my only thought has always been Juventus, with whom I still have two years of contract. I feel really good and I am satisfied with my condition today."
Sandro went on to say how he aims to "win everything" with Juve. His words are a direct rebuttal to Chelsea and United, both of whom have been credite...more
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will embark on a headlining acoustic tour this May.The trek starts May 1st at the Blue Door in Oklahoma City and will feature Griffin performing with longtime guitarist, David Pulkingham. Canadian soul musician Ahi will serve as support throughout theThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Patty Griffin Plots Acoustic U.S. Tour
You know you're going to watch them all. With Raw, SmackDown, and NXT firing on all cylinders, the WWE superstars are in for a big, busy year. Here's a comprehensive PPV schedule so that you don't miss a thing. There are 19 PPVs in all, and you can BELIEVE THAT. 1. NXT TakeOver: PhiladelphiaDate: Jan. 27, 2018Location: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaThe first PPV of 2018 is an NXT exclusive. Because the storylines have more time to breathe, and because the shows are not as heavily produced as the main roster PPVs; the NXT Takeover series showcases some truly great in-ring action. 2. Royal ...more
The secret to identifying certain health conditions may be hidden in our eyes.
Researchers from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily announced on Monday that they have successfully created algorithms to predict whether someone has high blood pressure or is at risk of a heart attack or stroke simply by scanning a person's eyes, the Washington Post reports.
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Google's researchers trained the algorithm with images of scanned retinas from more than 280,000 patients. By reviewing this massive database, Google's algorithm trained itself to...more