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Japanese startups are fundamentally changing Japan’s society and economy. Disrupting Japan gives you direct access to the thoughts and plans of Japan’s must successful and creative startup founders. Join us and bypass the media and corporate gatekeepers and hear what’s really going on inside Japan’s startup world.
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106: How Machine Learning Is Changing The Way We Watch Video
Video is taking over the internet, but in many ways, it has not changed significantly in the past 40 years. The way we discover and pay for video content has changed significantly, of course, but we still consume video in a continuous, linear sequence, and that’s about to change.
Sandeep Casi and his team at Videogram are using deep learning to change the way you and I discover and watch video. They’ve already had success in the enterprise realm, and they are now bringing the technology to consumers.
Interestingly, Videogram was not founded the way most startups are, and Sandeep’s approach to leveraging the intellectual property locked up inside Japan’s large corporations might represent a unique and important avenue for innovation here in Japan.
One that might become every bit as important as traditional seed-funded startups.
We also dive into the paradox of enterprise innovation, and Sandeep explains a few things that all startups need to understand about corporate accelerators before joining.
It’s an interesting discussion, and I think you’ll enjoy it.
Why the key-frame model of video presentation is broken
How General Motors pioneered VR in the early 90s
Why there are fewer breakthrough technologies than you think
What a startup can do when you are too early to market
Why technology companies need to be content companies
Why we might see more spinouts from Japanese enterprise
How to raise funds as a foreigner in Japan
How the Olympics will force Japan's video market and culture to change
How to overcome the aversion some Japanese VCs have to foreign founders
Links from the Founder
Learn more about Videogram
Check out Sandeep's home page
Follow Sandeep on Twitter @sandeepcasi
Friend him on Facebook
The Increasing Interplay of Video and Social Media
How Machine Learning Unlocks the Value of Video
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Welcome to Disrupting Japan, straight talk from Japan’s most successful entrepreneurs. I’m Tim Romero, and thanks for joining me.
Today, we’re going to be talking about the future of both how we create and how we consume video. Now I grant you, this may sound like something that’s pretty hard to do in an audio
Rated 5 out of
Amazing show if you care about startups in Japan
One on one interviews with founders in English. Great insights that go way beyond Japan.
Date published: 2016-09-02