Insurance Business: CII pays homage to heritage with new website. “The original 1912 Charter of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and digital versions of insurance-related documents from as far back as 1669 – these are just some of what one will find at the freshly rolled out “Our History” website of the CII.”
Harvard Business Review: When AI Becomes an Everyday Technology. “Deployed AI is about more than engineering — it’s about a shared vision. Engineering expertise will always play a role in AI. But in the age of deployed AI, our most important asset will be the vision that guides that expertise. What problems can AI solve, and what kind of data might the solution require? By what metrics will success be measured? And how can the result be integrated most effectively with the people and processes already in place in any given business? These are broad, organizational questions, and their answers won’t come from any single stakeholder. Every voice can contribute to deployed AI — technical and non-technical alike — and it’s vital that businesses establish workflows that empower everyone to play a role.”
The Next Web: This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies. “A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched.”
Elite Business: Data Commons for UK Tech is a new database dedicated to UK startups. “Currently, Data Commons for UK Tech holds information on 33,180 startups, 8,725 investors, 5,205 corporates and 231 accelerators as well as data on workspaces, service providers and universities. Moreover, the database features categories to make the search process easier, such as lists on female-led startups and potential future UK unicorns.” Looks like the information is at least partially free.
Louisville Business First: Want funding? New website with Louisville ties will show you the money. “Four Southeast organizations have collaborated to create a searchable database that aims to help entrepreneurs and investors find venture capital funding. Nashville, Tenn.-based ModernCapital, Tampa Bay, Fla.-based Embarc Collective, Launch Tennessee and HQ1 partnered to develop a growing list of capital resources in the Southeast that are actively investing in pre-seed to growth-stage startups across all industries.”
WBRZ: Louisiana bill would set up veteran-owned business database. “Louisiana is on track to create a new program that would certify veteran-owned businesses and create a database for consumers to search for them.”
The Baltic Course: Estonian startup database launched . “The new database, which can be found on the website on Startup Estonia, lists over 400 startups with Estonian founders with their basic information, such as a short one line description of the main idea, industry tags, amount of investments raised and the development stage.”