TECHNOLOGIES

ARTIFICIAL
INTELLIGENCE

Artificial intelligence (AI) has flow out of universities and research labs into mainstream commercial deployment, specially involving image, speech and natural..

CONVERSATIONAL
AGENTS

Conversational agents are computational systems and services built to converse with a human with a coherent dialogue structure across text, speech, graphics..

EDGE
INTELLIGENCE

The late 2000s saw massive consolidation of compute capacity through the rapid growth in utility cloud computing for consumer and enterprise applications.

BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchains present a new information system that manifests multilateral trust & transparency. These are decentralized systems of record or distributed ledgers, which can..

COMPUTER
VISION

Applications of deep learning techniques like convolutional neural networks (CNNs) in the recent years have brought accuracy levels of object recognition..

THEMES

COGNITIVE
ENTERPRISE

The cognitive enterprise is the hallmark of enterprise automation; wherein both operational and strategic decision-making can be automated from artificial intelligence (AI)…

AUTONOMOUS
AGENTS

Autonomous agents are shaping the future of enterprise processes in the enterprise. Enterprise processes are being transformed from being people-led to being driven by..

SMART
THINGS

The Internet of Things (IoT) is often dubbed as the fourth renaissance owing to the wide scale disruption it is bringing to smart machines and autonomous operations, product lifestyle.. 

AMBIENT
COMMERCE

The ubiquitous access to mobile platforms combined with the behavioral changes of the millennial generation is redefining aspects of interaction and transaction in..

CYBER
SECURITY

The rapid growth of the global digital economy over this decade has brought unprecedented relevance and priority to cybersecurity. This has burdened enterprises’ cybersecurity..

INDUSTRIES

FINANCAL SERVICES
FINANCAL SERVICES
FINANCAL SERVICES
· Adaptive process automation in consumer financial services through AI and autonomous agents
· Automation of regulatory compliance, audit and reporting through applications of cognitive systems in core financial services
· New marketplaces for scalable distribution of customized products in credit, SMB financing, remittances
INSURANCE
INSURANCE
INSURANCE
· Automation in origination and claims processing with applications of autonomous agents
· Continuous risk assessment through data-driven feedback from consumers & assets
· Parameterized risk transfer through marketplace securitization or blockchain-based instruments
INDUSTRIALS
INDUSTRIALS
INDUSTRIALS
· Digital services and data-driven automation for asset management, industrial process optimization and predictable maintenance
· Applications of cognitive systems and autonomous agents in service & support automation for industrial operations
· Machine-to-machine commerce in delivering utility based business models for asset utilization, industrial supply-chain and logistics
RETAIL
RETAIL
RETAIL
· Large-scale data-driven personalization in multi-channel (especially in-store) shopping through applications of autonomous agents
· Ambient commerce inserted in consumers’ social, conversational and media consumption contexts
· Applications of cognitive systems in optimization of retail operations including use-cases like staffing, merchandizing, warehousing and supply-chain
HEALTH
HEALTH
HEALTH
· Trends in health very conducive for applications of The Hive’s core strengths:
- Policy emphasis on meaningful use of data and analytics for enhancing patient care
- Consumer IoT making data acquisition and continuous patient monitoring economically feasible
- Translational medicine shortening cycles of turning statistical genomics into clinical applications
· Areas of interest include: computational genomics, patient service & monitoring, process automation and smart health-care infrastructure
TELCO
TELCO
TELCO
· Application delivery from data-driven dynamic orchestration of virtual network functions on deep telco virtual packet core
· Managed digital services for use-cases of the Internet of Things in industrial, smart-infrastructure and automated home
· Service management and delivery for business applications and vertical oriented solutions

ADVISORS & INVESTORS

  • Paul Maritz Former CEO at Pivotal
  • Eduardo Castro-Wright Former Vice Chairman at Walmart
  • Dan Warmenhoven Former CEO at NetAPP
  • Odile Roujol
    Odile Roujol Ex CEO Lancôme, Chief Data Officer, Orange
  • Vanja Josifovski
    Vanja Josifovski CTO, Pinterest
  • Shanthi Iyer
    Shanthi Iyer VP Cisco
  • Gary Gauba
    Gary Gauba President, CenturyLink
  • Jure Leskovec
    Jure Leskovec Chief Scientist at Pinterest, Professor at Stanford

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WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

Augmented Pixels, a startup featured in The Pitch last fall, has raised $1 million in seed funding and moved into The Hive enterprise accelerator.”

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“On the surface, The Hive looks like a conventional Silicon Valley incubator. It provides funding, networking, and advice to early stage startups.”

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Pinterest, which started out as a scrapbooking site, is remaking itself as a destination where people discover and indicate things that might want to buy.

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